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A person's sense of thirst decreases with age, and frailty can make it difficult to get up to get a drink as often as an older person should.

There are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of becoming ill with COVID-19.  Since the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus, we first need to understand how it spreads.

You might have noticed that something is a little different around here. On June 1, we launched our brand new website! We’re excited for you to look around. To make it easier, we’ve created a guide below which highlights new features as well as the goals of the project.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing a face covering in public when social distancing can’t be maintained. This is especially recommended for going to the grocery store.

While masks are tricky to purchase these days, there are a number of ways to make your own.

I once heard that if you truly want to see the character of a person, don’t look at how they act when things are easy, but instead look at how they act when things are hard. If that sentiment extends to communities, then I think we have a pretty clear picture of Missoula.

By 1963 only nine-percent of Americans had reached their 65th birthday. Many were living in poverty with few services to support them. For nearly six decades, May has been a time to celebrate the contributions of older adults both past and present. The theme this year, Make Your Mark, goes to the core of what this month is all about.