LeCount Holmes, 70, recently recovered from COVID-19. He said he persevered by focusing on not giving up. “My main motivation is to show seniors that life isn’t over, and that aging is just another chapter in your life,” Holmes said.

Good news for parents — children who are age 12 years and older can now get the COVID-19 vaccine, and it couldn’t come at a better time. While children are less likely to develop severe illness from COVID-19, they are still at risk.