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Isolated, depressed, lonely, homebound?

Who ya gonna Zoom? Gloombuster! When older citizens were urged to isolate at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Licensed Professional Counselor Rita Macari began using...

Nursing Home Model In Trouble

Life and Death in Senior Living Facilities Senior Wire Getting older in American will never be the same, after the astonishing death toll in nursing homes...

Life in Corona-time

My husband and I are mostly homebodies, so our travel in early March was unusual. First, there was the weekend in Atlanta, watching our...

Isolating Together

Suddenly, everything is different. Normal changed overnight and people are adapting to new ways to communicate, to acquire supplies, to work. For some Boomers,...

COVID19: 10 WAYS TO BE A SMART AND SAFE BOOMER RIGHT NOW

There’s an article making the rounds on Facebook about adult children who are freaking out because their Boomer parents are not taking the present...

Will women be the deciders?

2020 is a year like no other—a global pandemic and economic downturn, street protests against racism, hellish wildfires, and drenching hurricanes. Against this chaotic backdrop,...

Just a thought: Tap and step

We Boomers began our journey during the poliovirus epidemics in the 1940s and ‘50s, and today we’re ending it with the coronavirus pandemic. Polio...

Advocating on behalf of nursing home residents and their families

Checking on our loved ones during COVID-19 is a top priority for many of us. As nursing homes and other long-term care facilities resume...

Healthy Us: Advice from trusted sources

Time for a flu shot October is the ideal month to get your flu shot so that it will last through the upcoming flu season...

UGA professor uses art to persuade

Amitabh Verma, associate professor in the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design, recently turned his talents to creating pandemic posters. Instead of...