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Category: COVID-19

Bridging Generational Divides


Much of the media narratives about COVID-19 have stated that those at risk of catching the virus are older adults and that young people are not obeying quarantine guidelines; “This is essentially pitting the generations against each other rather than encouraging us to work together," says Paul Nash.

Demographic Trends


In general, most countries are experiencing the highest death rates from COVID-19 at the older ages (e.g., 85+) and for men, say USC Leonard Davis demography experts.

Staying Close, Virtually


Using technological solutions to help people stay connected could improve well-being in some people, says Eileen Crimmins, University Professor and AARP Professor of Gerontology.

Nutrition Needs


A recent study from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology suggests that older adults who live alone and don't have friends or family nearby eat less fruits and vegetables.