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Seniors and the Pandemic

Older folks have certainly been more at risk for serious illness or even death from COVID-19. But the pandemic has also had some upsides for many seniors. From learning new online skills to discovering new ways to connect with family and the community, we talk about how seasoned citizens are responding with: Yolanda Hue with Tallahassee's Tapestry Senior Living; Gail Matillo, president and CEO of the Florida Senior Living Association; Elder Law Attorney Twyla Sketchley; Shiela Salyer, director of the Tallahassee Senior Center; and Dr. Neil Charness, director of the Institute for Successful Longevity at Florida State University.