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photo - Senior Man Using Laptop at Home To Speed Up Vaccine Distribution, Improve Broadband Access among Seniors Seniors rely on the internet to check vaccine availability and set up appointments. Disparities in broadband access may compound challenges for many communities already hit hard by the pandemic. Read More
Photo of an elderly woman getting help from a caregiver in a nursing home Who Lives in California’s Nursing Homes? Nursing home residents—the overwhelming majority of whom are seniors—are less than 1% of the state’s population, but account for more than one-third of California’s COVID-19 deaths. Read More
photo - Senior Woman Sitting Alone in Livingroom California’s Most Isolated Seniors Among older Californians, the risk of social isolation during COVID-19 is especially great for those who live alone and lack internet access. Read More
Photo of a patient receiving a doctor consultation online Online Medical Care during COVID-19 The central role of telehealth services during the pandemic makes addressing disparities in online access especially important. Read More
photo - Senior Couple Walking Together Communicating to California’s Seniors about Coronavirus In California, protecting seniors from COVID-19 means conveying information in ways that can effectively reach a particularly diverse older population. Read More
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