Fear is a Dangerous Thing, Live Fearlessly

Fear is a dangerous thing: A report by the US National Council on Aging (NCOA) called ‘COVID-Driven Isolation Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults’ published in March 2021 found that the effects of social isolation among older adults may be more pronounced and have more dire consequences than among people of other ages. Kathleen Zuke, […]


Older adults, fear, freedoms and germs

In early 2020 when the WHO declared a virus pandemic governments around the world, introduced a number of restrictive measures that included reducing social mixing in the community, not having friends and family visiting the house, and minimising the use of public transport. Individuals with certain high-risk conditions and older adults  were advised to not […]