Monthly Archives: November 2020
The following stories were originally published in the November 25, 2020, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.
About 15 percent of Americans are currently age 65 and older, according to the U.S. Census. By 2060, that number is expected to jump to about 25 percent. So there’s a pressing need for geriatricians — physicians who care for older adults.
Art critic and Princeton University professor of art and archaeology Hal Foster says his new book “Brutal Aesthetics” — the subject of a Wednesday, December 2, Labyrinth Books in Princeton live stream — was “born of my puzzling over” a paradoxical statement by 20th-century German cultural critic Walter Benjamin: modernism teaches us “how to survive civilization if need be.”
Families and caregivers have spent much of 2020 rightfully concerned about preventing older, higher risk family members from contracting COVID-19, but the social distancing and other safety measures required to keep grandma safe are necessarily isolating and can lead to a decline in mental and physical health.
CareOne’s respite programs are designed with the needs of caregivers and their loved ones in mind. Services allow caregivers the time to attend to personal needs while their loved ones receive high-quality, uninterrupted care in a warm and supportive environment.
Ethan Stiefel will take over as American Repertory Ballet's artistic director in July, 2021.
"You say, ‘We’re going to build a community’ and it sounds all touchy-feely. But people participated, and we found it worked,” says Vicky Bergman of Community Without Walls' founding.
Isolation and subsequent loneliness are not new concerns when it comes to seniors. However, social distance protocols put in place as a response to COVID-19 have many families growing even more concerned about their loved ones and looking for options to keep them happy, healthy, and safe.
As part of its commitment to providing leading-edge care, Capital Health has announced the launch of its comprehensive, state-of-the-art Lung Center located at Capital Health Medical Center — Hopewell.
In a season of gatherings when gatherings have been discouraged, new traditions are forming.