It's draining and depressing to stay on high alert month after month after month. Understanding pandemic fatigue better might help you strengthen your resolve.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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New statistics show that people with dementia have been particularly vulnerable during the pandemic.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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The social isolation older adults are experiencing as they try to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic is raising new mental health risks, but people can take steps to protect themselves.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
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Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
July 6, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
May 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Many people with autism spectrum disorder have dealt with social isolation their entire lives. Their coping strategies could help the rest of the world right now, as a professor with ASD explains.
May 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Cooped up with a partner and nowhere to go to break it up? Coronavirus social distancing... or another day in retirement? Research on older couples holds tips for everyone else on how to deal.
April 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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From Facebook to WhatsApp, technology is important to keeping older generations from feeling lonely while social distancing during coronavirus
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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There are plenty of ways to keep your mind and body active and healthy during the outbreak.
March 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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As the novel coronavirus spreads, an expert offers ways the elderly can stay safe while staying connected.
March 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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