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‘I Like It, Actually’: Why So Many Older People Thrive in Lockdown

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

The New York Times’ John Leland reports: “People age 70 and up account for two-thirds of all coronavirus deaths in New York, though they make up less than 10 percent of the population. Yet many …

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Just What Older People Didn’t Need: More Isolation

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The New York Times’ Paula Span reports: “When the committee looked for promising solutions, it found studies showing that attending exercise programs helped reduce isolation — not a useful approach at the moment. The evidence for much-heralded …

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She’s Alone, 105 and in a Nursing Home Threatened by the Virus

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The New York Times’ John Leland reports: “New York’s nursing homes have long been chronically understaffed, leaving family members to fill critical gaps, from feeding their relatives to checking for bedsores or infection. Now those …

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