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Healthcare Advocacy Council of North Carolina Call to Action

The Healthcare Advocacy Council of North Carolina is calling immediate attention to the negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on seniors in North Carolina and points of action that need to be urgently implemented across our state. Mandated COVID virus lock-downs and quarantines went into place on March 10 without the checks and balances needed between patients, families, communities…

COVID-19, Elderly, and At-Risk: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The current pandemic environment has changed many things about our lives. And for the elderly, and those with preexisting health conditions, these changes cannot be ignored. For this population, illness due to COVID-19 can come on rapidly and be life-threatening. It is important that appropriate precautions are taken to prevent infection and that decisions about end-of-life care and location be…

COVID-19, Ventilators, and Advance Care Planning:

Have You Thought About Your Advance Care Plan Recently? COVID-19 is rapidly changing the medical landscape in the United States and throughout the world. For many people who already have advance care directives in place, these rapid changes should signal an important opportunity to review their plans. Decisions made pre-COVID-19 don’t take into account the challenging specifics of this disease.…