Month: October 2020

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

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

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

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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