Senior Covid-19 patients suffer 'brain fog' in drawn-out recovery

Gordon Quinn spent nearly two weeks at Chicago's Shirley Ryan AbilityLab while recuperating from a life-threatening case of Covid-19. Today, he's able to walk nearly 2 miles and has returned to work, feeling almost back to normal.

(Kaiser Health News)"Lord, give me back my memory."

For months, as Marilyn Walters struggled to recover from Covid-19, she has repeated this prayer day and night.
Like other older adults who've become critically ill from the coronavirus, Walters, 65, describes what she calls "brain fog" — difficulty putting thoughts together, problems with concentration, the inability to remember what happened a short time before.
    This sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who've survived a serious bout of Covid-19.
      "Many older patients are having trouble organizing themselves and planning what they need to do to get through the day," sa