Long Covid Symptoms Often Overlooked in Seniors

If you have a senior loved one who had Covid, be aware of long Covid symptoms that they could be experiencing weeks after recovering from the virus. Doctors say family members often mistake the symptoms for normal aspects of the aging process.

The Washington Post reported “in a study published in the journal BMJ, researchers estimated that 32 percent of older adults in the United States who survived covid infections had symptoms of long covid up to four months after infection” with some suggesting the effects can go on beyond a year post-infection.

So, what do families look for and why are seniors so vulnerable? Click here to read the complete Washington Post article.