Posts Tagged ‘aging’
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 […]

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 […]