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Grief During the Holidays

By Larry Lynn | November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

5 Ways I Learned to Deal With Grief During the Holidays by Dixie Lincoln-Nichols The end-of-year holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, were always the most beautiful, loving, and hopeful time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s not so much the case this year, and I’m working on enjoying the jingle bells ringing, the good times and singing, and …

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When Grief and Coronavirus Collide: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

By Mary Brant | November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Grief and Coronavirus Collide BY MARY JANE HURLEY BRANT When Grief and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) collide, we feel like we’ll collapse. The Coronavirus is not only serious, it’s a pandemic. Like grief, COVID-19 is powerful, persistent and painful; it makes us fearful. Grief has already made us more vulnerable so this is a rough combination. …

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Dealing with feelings of grief in the time of coronavirus

By Larry Lynn | November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dealing with feelings of grief in the time of coronavirus by Ellen Greenlaw As the COVID-19 outbreak moves into another month, do you find yourself feeling angry? Helpless? Sad? Lost? Disappointed? Accepting? Or maybe you run through the gamut of emotions on a given day or week. According to Erica Lee and Heather Potts, psychologists …

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Mourning the Loss of a College Senior Year

By Larry Lynn | November 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

by an anonymous college senior Being a college senior this year, I have already begun to accept that I probably won’t get any of my senior year. My school is trying to go back hybrid and actually seems to have a good, rigorous plan for testing, but I honestly see us getting sent home next …

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COVIDISM: DOES IT PASS THE SMELL TEST?

By Gregory Smith, MD | October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVIDISM: DOES IT PASS THE SMELL TEST? By Gregory Smith, MD August 2020 I think I have washed my hands more times in the last five months during this pandemic that I did the entire time I was in medical school, including my surgery rotations. I work most of the time in my “new” home …

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Fight Loneliness during the Pandemic: Easy ways seniors can use technology

By Patrick Bailey | October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Easy ways seniors can use technology to fight loneliness during the pandemic: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 10/21/20 by Patrick Bailey Nearly four out of every 10 older adults around the world live with extended family, according to Pew Research.  Those percentages are higher in some parts of the globe — applying to at least two-thirds of …

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Pandemic Separation–A True Story: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 10/14/20

By Larry Lynn | October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pandemic separation Editor’s note: this is a true account by a recent widow. I changed names and places to protect her identity.  This week it was 40 days since my husband Walter passed. In many ways, the 50 days went by quickly. Is it because we were separated almost six months with Covid-19 restrictions at …

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Grief and the Pandemic: A view from abroad AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

By Larry Lynn | October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

This is an interesting presentation on Grief and the Pandemic from a German TV network, DW News. DW News is a global English-language news and information channel from German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), established in summer 2015. Note the commentary on flu season about 3/4th of the way through. Sometimes we become so …

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Joe Biden on COVID-19 and Grieving

By Larry Lynn | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: I decided to repeat this after we passed 200,000 dead. To put that number in perspective, imagine if 9/11 happened every three days.  Joe Biden TRANSCRIPT: 5/14/20, The Last Word w/ Lawrence O’Donnell COVID-19 Two weeks ago Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams did a town hall style meeting on MSNBC’s The Last Word …

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FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

By Larry Lynn | September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: I repost this every year during the Jewish holidays. This year I chose to include it in Pandemic Weekly because last night I watched an NYU Medical Center webinar on COVID-19. It was very explicit about in-hospital and ICU cases. I thought about what it must be like to be crashing in a …

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