Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

by Susan Stiles, PhD. This article originally appeared on the NCOA blog. “I look forward to the calls each week.” This comment was typical of the feedback that Peggy Schmidt received when she offered a virtual Aging Mastery “book club” to her rural constituents in...
Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

By Michelle Fritsch, PharmD, BCGP, BCACP, and Kathleen Cameron, BS Pharm, MPH. This article originally appeared on the National Council on Aging (NCOA) blog. As we’re all navigating a lot of uncertainty, upsetting news, isolation, and grief, all of the self-care...
Managing the COVID-19 Crisis for Vulnerable Populations

Managing the COVID-19 Crisis for Vulnerable Populations

by Vivian Nava-Schellinger and Jenna McDavid. This article originally appeared on the National Council on Aging (NCOA) blog. We want to hear how COVID-19 is impacting your community. Please take a moment to answer this short anonymous survey. Last week, more than...
Simple Tips for Eating Well

Simple Tips for Eating Well

by Cheryl Toner, MS, RDN. This article originally appeared on the blog of the National Council on Aging (NCOA). There are few things in life as comforting and nourishing as food, but it can be controversial and confusing, too. It’s so essential to life one would think...