Erika Takahashi and Jason Danely explore how COVID-19 has not only reshaped access to protective equipment, especially face masks, in Japan but also reveals social structural weak points.
In this contribution to our ‘The Age of COVID-19’ series, Carrie Ryan explores how Bingo play during the COVID-19 pandemic creates social ties between older people and communities, contributing to a post-pandemic future.
In the latest post of our ‘The Age of COVID-19’ series, Magdalena Zegarra Chiappori takes us to a shelter for abandoned older adults in Lima, Peru to consider what we can learn about resilience, vitality and existing.
In this fifth post of The Age of COVID-19 series, Tannistha Samanta describes how grandparents provide a valuable intergenerational resource for living through and following the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this fourth post of The Age of COVID-19 series, Tine Buffel and colleagues argue for a consideration of COVID-19 as a social phenomenon with particular challenges for older people and those living in low income
This is the third post in our series, ‘The Age of COVID-19’. In it, Konstantin Galkin examines how the social and physical isolation necessitated by the pandemic give rise to an increased loss of confidence in the north-west Russian Republic of Karelia.
In this second post of The Age of COVID-19 series, Cristina Douglas explores how people’s social distancing and isolation has ended up extending to our non-human companions as well, and the implications of this for later life.
In this first post in The Age of COVID-19 series, Zhe Yan explores how COVID-19 tests our collective efforts to care for the most vulnerable among us in his research on Eldercare in downtown Wuhan.