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Staying home during the coronavirus pandemic is crucial to the health of older adults and other people at high risk of having a severe illness if they’re infected with COVID-19. But when you’re stuck at home for long stretches of time it’s easy to feel isolated; it can make doing what you love harder (if not impossible), and leave you yearning for connections with loved ones. We have compiled some tips and resources to help you combat isolation.
With many people out of work, furloughed, or experiencing cuts to their hours, unemployment benefits are more important than ever. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has expanded unemployment insurance for Americans, loosening the rules for who is eligible for benefits, how much help you can get, and how long you can receive aid.
Coronavirus scams run the gamut of fraud—from bogus COVID-19 cures to criminals pretending to be government officials to work-from-home jobs that are too good to be true. You can protect yourself by understanding what scammers are after, and the tactics they use, and staying abreast of the latest scams officials uncover. Here are some of the coronavirus scams to watch out for—and how you can avoid becoming a victim.
The new coronavirus is affecting everything from the stock market to the availability of toilet paper. Naturally, you may also have questions about how COVID-19 will affect your medical expenses with Medicare. We’ve got you covered.
Luckily, Medicare offers several ways to ensure you obtain the medications you need while minimizing your risk of contracting or spreading the coronavirus. Stay healthy and get the drugs you need with these tips.