When asked why they wanted to set up a business later in life, twice as many women than men said they wanted to realize a long-held ambition. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th Mary Rawles worked full-time as a school teacher while raising two children but noticed […]
Granny’s on Instagram! In the COVID-19 era, older adults see time differently and are doing better than younger people
Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University Time in the era of COVID-19 has taken on new meaning. “Blursday” is the new time word of the year – where every day seems the same when staying home and restricting socializing and work. As a public health and aging expert […]
Linda Marsa December 17, 2020 This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. When her husband was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease in 2015, Elizabeth Pan was devastated by the lack of options to slow his inevitable decline. But she was encouraged […]
Bruce Horovitz/Kaiser Health News December 11, 2020 Back in early January, before COVID-19 was as familiar as the furniture, I went in for my annual physical. My doctor looked at my test results and shook his head. Virtually everything was perfect. My cholesterol was down. So was […]
Judith Graham December 9, 2020 Vaccines that protect against COVID-19 are on the way. What should older adults expect? The first candidates, from Pfizer and Moderna, could arrive before Christmas, according to Alex Azar, who heads the Department of Health and Human Services. Both vaccines are notably effective […]
Carter Burden’s expanding network is a kind of group hug for seniors and those who care about them. Seeded in Sixties social activism, it thrives through Covid-19, serving seniors.
CBN fights senior loneliness with a new grant. The grant helps the Carter Burden Network tackle major challenges of old age. The Roosevelt Island Disabled Association partners with them.