Type of Content: News

Subtype: Blog

Resource Title: On Vulnerability, Resilience, and Age: Older Americans Reflect on the Pandemic

Publication Title: The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course

Publish Date: July 9, 2020

We absolutely need to recognize the global toll the Covid-19 pandemic is exerting upon older people. But the prevailing narrative of the vulnerable older person in the time of Covid-19 is misleading in its uniformity. Older people in the pandemic are not only vulnerable, isolated, and dying. Many are also experiencing resilience, agency, social connections, and pleasure.

 

On Vulnerability, Resilience, and Age: Older Americans Reflect on the Pandemic

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