Language Barrier Further Isolates Older Tibetan Immigrants (video)

Language Barrier Further Isolates Older Tibetan Immigrants (video)

by Phurbu Thinley Older Tibetan immigrants turn up to their community to help counter isolation that comes with cultural and language barriers. Related stories: Feeling Isolated, older Tibetans seek space of their own Older New Yorkers Learning Technologies For A Thriving Multigenerational Relationship For Older New Yorkers, Access-a-Ride a Bumpy Ride  

 Out of Reach - Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers

Out of Reach – Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers

by Jessica Pitcher Out of Reach – Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers from Jessica Pitcher on Vimeo. Related Stories: LGBT Aging: Harder and Easier Than you Might Think Feeling Isolated, older Tibetans seek space of their own A Poem by Carol Roth  

A Multifaceted Affair: Depression and Older New Yorkers

A Multifaceted Affair: Depression and Older New Yorkers

by Jessica Pitcher Clinical depression is the same at every age, but for older people, who are actually more at risk of developing the illness, social stigma combines with isolation and physical deterioration, making treatment a much more problematic and multifaceted affair. ​In the online literature of many geriatric psychiatry units, including the Institute of […]

Arts & Alzheimer's

Arts & Alzheimer’s

by Jitske Zoethout   Once a month, on a Tuesday, when The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is closed to the public, MoMA especially opens its doors to a group of older people who are in their early to mid stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s. MoMA is one of the first museums in the United […]

Older New Yorkers Learning Technologies For A Thriving Multigenerational Relationship

Older New Yorkers Learning Technologies For A Thriving Multigenerational Relationship

By Yijun He Roz Carlin, 93, lives at Hallmark Battery Park, an assisted living facility in Lower Manhattan. Two days before this year’s Thanksgiving she decided not to go to the family dinner, because the next day her family would take her to the circus. “If I go to both, I’ll be exhausted. That would […]