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Coronavirus / COVID-19

Scott Gottlieb

‘We’re entering a very difficult period,’ former FDA commissioner says of pandemic

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., had some sobering words Tuesday for a senior living industry that has been battling the coronavirus pandemic for more than eight months now. “It’s bad now, but I think it’s going to look much worse,” he told those attending his keynote address at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

Retirement savings

Americans now will need more money for retirement — and other ways the pandemic is reshaping the future: experts

The COVID-19 virus will bring about sweeping changes in how Americans will face retirement and old age in the years to come, according to a new Wall Street Journal analysis. Some transformations will be stressful, whereas others will be more welcome, experts say. Almost all, however, are “accelerating developments already under way,” physician and entrepreneur Bill Thomas, M.D., told the media outlet.

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