Timely resources and activities responding to COVID-19

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.

COVID-19 Vulnerability and Mortality in Nursing Homes: Why Systemic Changes are Needed Now

Webinar, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:00-10:00am PDT 

How can we better protect loved ones in long term care from COVID-19? In many states, nursing home patients account for 40% of COVID-19 related deaths. Drawing on front-line experience and published research, this webinar will examine strategies for lowering illness and death rates among this highly vulnerable

 

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.

Structural Racism and COVID19: The Political Divide, Re-Opening the Society and Health Impacts on People of Color
Friday, June 26, 12 - 1pm (PST)


Video recordings available online after live presentation

At Home, On Air Weekly Radio Hour

A Conversation with Elizabeth Fishel and Charlene Depner

Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:00 - 7:00 PM PST Registration Online Join us for a conversation about the transformative power of home. In this conversion Elizabeth Fishel, journalist and author will share her research and insights on how our homes can inspire change and creativity at life’s turning-points–from the last house of M.F.K Fisher to sheltering in place.

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.