Timely resources and activities

Weekly Berkeley At Home Variety Show

Think of it as a weekly homeroom video for the campus community, featuring messages from Chancellor Carol Christ, news updates, cooking ideas, fitness tips and interviews with Berkeley’s brightest.

Woodhull Freedom Foundation: A Tale of Two Pandemics

Wednesday, August 12, 1:00PM PDT

An intergenerational conversation among activists, writers, and organizers about their memories and impressions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and COVID-19.
Panelists: Michael Bronski, Sarah Schulman, Julio Capo Jr., Kraig Pannell
Moderators: Marcia Gallo, Carmen Vázquez

 Alzheimer's Association: COVID-19 and Caregiving Webinar

Monday, August 17, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT

Caring for someone living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic adds unique challenges for caregivers. This program provides simple tips caregivers can put in place whether the person living with dementia lives at home, in a residential facility, or care providers are coming into the home. 

Age Against the Machine: The Fatal Intersection of Racism & Ageism in the Time of Coronavirus

Podcast

On this episode of Intersectionality Matters, Kimberlé Crenshaw is joined by two timely voices -- Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, and J.R. Fleming, Executive Director of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign -- to discuss how ageism, and its varying intersections with race, class, ability, and gender, is materializing in the fight against COVID-19.

Why COVID-19 Preys on Older Adults: What the Science Says (and Doesn’t Say)

Recorded webinar June 9, 2020

This webinar was the first in a series presented by the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) and Grantmakers In Aging, in which scientists and geriatricians will present the research behind care, lifestyle interventions, and programs that can help decrease older adults' vulnerability to COVID-19. AFAR experts will share perspectives that can influence clinical, social, and self-care and inspire new collaborations between the scientific, medical, aging services, and philanthropic communities.

Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 (live)

Across the UC Berkeley campus, researchers are rising to meet the complex challenges of COVID-19 even as the crisis generates waves of news and information that can be confusing and contradictory at times. In response, the university is launching a new online video series, “Berkeley Conversations: Covid-19”, to connect our leading experts with the public they serve, and each other. Through Q&A’s, seminars, and panel discussions, faculty from a wide range of disciplines—from epidemiology to economics to the computing and data now undergirding their work—will share what they know, and what they are learning.

Berkeley Conversations: Race & the Criminal Justice System, Recorded July 27, 2020.

Race, voting & elections, Recorded July 13, 2020.

Structural Racism and COVID19: The Political Divide, Re-Opening the Society and Health Impacts on People of Color
Recorded June 26, 2020.


Video recordings available online after live presentation

At Home, On Air Weekly Radio Hour

At Home, On Air: Chip Conley, Modern Elder Academy founder, entrepreneur

Wed, September 2, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Chip Conley on Intentional Reinvention: Disrupting your own patterns for a more 'whole' life. 

Understanding Ageism and Covid-19


This infographic, developed by the Gerontological Society of American, highlights several false narratives about older adults in the pandemic and reframes them in the context of science.

Curtainup by Seniorly


The show starts every weekday at 1 pm (PST)
A live free show streaming daily for 1 hour via the Seniorly YouTube Channel and FaceBook page. Viewers can watch performers in real-time, ask questions, or sit back and enjoy the show.