A- A A+

Virtual Tour    Newsletter    Licensed by the State of CA. RCFE License #306001485    (949) 489-3400

Senior Living

Call to Learn More

Medications Camp Pendleton Marines children Executive Director memory care assisted living social distance Lower your risk excellent care and beautiful amenities Holiday Time MemorialCare Health System Active Seniors May Newcomer’s Tea. love allergies business mixer spring family members UTI Director Of Clinical Services Medicare part B senior centers Happy Holidays residents move grief & loss resident ambassadors creativity & passion fever networking event COVID vaccine visitors welcome resident tips Caregiver Support Program social connections Orange County Register refer a friend senior depression Easter retirement communities COVID -19 gratitude & happiness coronavirus senior transportation newsletter Gratitude Garden Preschool County government Activity Director veteran West Indies Happy Mother ’s Day vaccinations hospitality volunteer Happy Thanksgiving Essential Visitors Only senior mental health heart-healthy Ann Ruscoe senior social issues flu small groups senior events American Heart Month health organizations side effects Dan Brazeau employee of the month luxury senior care community new residents st patrick's day senior fitness Senior Scams St. Pattys Day social hour eating healthy caregivers Saturday forgiveness November 18th Happy Anniversary arthritis & joints Memorial Medical Center San Clemente shortness of breath resident meeting Alzheimer's Disease dehydration healthy habits business meet & greet Dear Residents Laura Kephart news family memories nature senior living Exercise mask Did you know? Fisher House Family Field Trip Adopt a Shelter Dog Month frail seniors Hydration Christmas dementia outings save our hospital comfort foods heart disease senior volunteers CARES Act San Clemente Times United Health Foundation Happy New Year family senior memories Assisted Living Med-Tech 911 emergency services senior health staying active St. Patrick’s Day Independent Living positivity & encouragement Senior Community Merry Christmas senior activities South County Magazine Farewell residents Knit Wits
2 minutes reading time (310 words)

Seniors concerns about the Covid Vaccine


Director of Clinical Services Cara Deiro, LVN ext. 103

Seniors in nursing homes and assisted living centers will be among the first Americans vaccinated, following recommendations by a federal advisory panel. Older adults living at home will need to wait a while longer.

A recent survey shows that seniors are willing to get the vaccine but they're worried about availability and cost. "95 plus Americans who are 65 or older have Medicare. And Medicare part B, according to the CARES Act, will cover all the cost for the COVID vaccine.

Doctors said all seniors should get the vaccine but they should reach out to their primary doctor or nurse practitioner to discuss the best options for them.

"The side effects are very likely to be the same side effects that the person had from the flu vaccine. May be aches, mild fever ... may last a day or two. That does not mean they will get COVID from the vaccine.”

Lower your risk:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • If you are 60 or over and have an underlying health condition such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes or respiratory illnesses like asthma or COPD, the World Health Organization advises you to try to avoid crowds or places where you might interact with people who are sick.

San Clemente Villas will be offering the Covid Vaccine for our residents and staff. As soon as we get more information when the vaccine will be available we will notify residents and family members the times and dates of the in house clinic that will be provided by Omnicare pharmacy.

From the desk of the Executive Director
January 2021 Events at San Clemente Villas by the ...

Related Posts

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://sanclementevillas.com/

Have Questions? Call Now! (949) 489-3400 or