Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 09/23/2021

What's the Deal with the Delta Variant? Implications for Older Adults


The new strain of COVID-19 has caused concern, especially for older adults and vulnerable populations. A live & interactive discussion to better understand medical and pharmaceutical data and implications. Live and interactive discussion with: 

  • Alan Dappen, MD of DocTalker Family Medicine 
  • Michelle Fritsch, PharmD, BCGP Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist

Link to podcast

Chat Transcript

12:06:22     From  Catie Ramos : Catie Ramos with Goodwin House at Home here! If you are interested in aging in place and located in Northern Virginia or DC, feel free to reach out! 703-575-5202 or www.goodwinhouse.org/age-in-place

12:09:08     From  Meg LaPorte : Hello Everyone. Meg LaPorte here. I am a journo, social entrepreneur, advocate for aging, and very interested in this topic.

12:09:55     From  Andrew Fernebok : Andrew Fernebok from Senior Entertainment, LLC. I provide live gameshow entertainment for Seniors. My website is www.seniorentertainmentllc.com. My email is senior.entertain@yahoo.com if you'd like to get in touch.

12:10:27     From  Andrew Fernebok : Thank you for this Steve.

12:17:45     From  Anne Coyne : thanks Steve for putting this together.

12:21:32     From  Anne Coyne   to   Hosts and panelists : Is the annual flu a SARS variant too?

12:26:30     From  Marcy Silver : Marcy Silver from Visiting Angels of Pikesville (MD) here.  https://www.visitingangels.com/pikesville

12:26:35     From  Dorothy Maddox   to   Hosts and panelists : In informed consent patients are always given the pros and cons of any procedure or medication etc. I personally have had patients that have suffered serious side effects such as Myocarditis sudden death from blood clots and full blown

12:28:42     From  Dorothy Maddox   to   Hosts and panelists : metastatic cancer evolving after getting the vaccine when they had been doing fine for 15 or more years. Also thanks for addressing th3e natural immunity which so many just dispute that it even exist!!

12:29:13     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Emails for our panel members: Michelle Fritsch PharmD (michelle@retirewellness.com)

Dr. Dappen (alan.dappen.md@doctokr.com)

12:32:08     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://www.doctalker.com/

12:33:31     From  Emily Shewmaker : Emily Shewmaker,  Pharm.D  from Vaccine Valet, LLC. I am happy to help vaccinate those who are not wanting to go out, are homebound or mobility challenged get vaccinated by providing vaccination services in their home. Serving Maryland residents currently.  For more information visit  www.vaccinevalet.com

12:36:50     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Emily Shewmaker Vacinne Valet https://vaccinevalet.com/

12:45:28     From  Emily Shewmaker   to   Hosts and panelists : Michelle, would you please send me those studies or where I can find that information. I am getting conflicting information on this.

12:45:50     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Here is Michelles website https://www.retirewellness.com/

12:49:52     From  Ken Silverstein : Good Afternoon, Ken Silverstein, AlfredHouse Assisted Living--10 boutique homes in Montgomery County, celebrating 30 years, family owned and operated.  We are accepting new residents.  Excited to announce our newly remodeled AlfredHouse 4--Villa, a completed renovated, updated home, concierge service.  Contact me at 240-535-0597, ksilverstein@alfredhouse.com.  Referrals greatly appreciated.

13:05:26     From  nancy garcia   to   Hosts and panelists : This was great Thank you everyone!


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