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Seniors can be ambassadors of hope, not victims, as coronavirus anxiety deepens

 

Last updated 5/6/2020 at 1:34pm



The founder of a movement to inject purpose

into the lives of America’s retirees today challenged seniors to take

the lead in the battle against coronavirus-induced anxiety and panic.

A new survey by the American Psychiatric Association revealed almost

half of Americans are anxious about catching the coronavirus and more

than a third believe the pandemic is seriously affecting their mental

health.

“Seniors are often portrayed in the media as ‘vulnerable victims’

of the coronavirus, when we’ve actually come through many crises as

survivors and thrivers,” said 78-year-old Bruce Br...



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