Pandemic is changing addiction care, for better and worse

(HealthDay)—The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking up America’s approach to addiction treatment, but the fallout hasn’t been all bad, experts say. In-person support meetings either aren’t happening or have been severely curtailed, and addiction centers are facing financial ruin because folks are too afraid of the coronavirus to seek treatment. But…

Corona-Warning-App – today, the first warnings are sent

Low or increased risk? This Wednesday, the first user of the Corona-Warning-App-risk encounters with Corona will be informed Infected. As the Portal “Golem” reported that since yesterday, the first 341 key of Infected available. The App loads this code from a Server and compares them in connection with anonymous identification…

Best ways to help kids through the pandemic

They’re not at school. They miss their friends. And Mom and Dad look worried. Lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic can take a toll on everyone, especially kids. Most children are aware of what’s going on at some level, said Dr. David Schonfeld, director of the National Center for School Crisis…

What the pandemic teaches us about nursing home care

Nested in communities across the US, nursing homes serve as a societal safety net. Nursing homes provide essential care to individuals unable to live in the community. Roughly 1.3 million residents live in nursing homes receiving assistance with daily activities of living such as meals, dressing, and socialization. Additionally, more…