Library Exhibit: Aging in Time of COVID


Aging in Time of COVID
Racism, Isolation, and Meaning

Angela U. Ekwonye, Abigail Malek, Tenzin Chonyi, Stephanie Nguyen, Valerie Ponce-Diaz, Lisa Lau Haller, Iqra Farah and Mary Hearst

March 27-April 25, 2023

Stop by the Library to view photovoice research, Aging in Time of COVID: Racism, Isolation, and Meaning about the lived experiences of Black, Indigenous, and persons of color (BIPOC) older adults and frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This qualitative study visually portrayed the struggles that BIPOC older adults and younger frontline healthcare workers who worked with older adults faced during the pandemic and how they recovered from and adapted to the impact of the pandemic.

Want to learn more? Read the details of the study published by Sr. Angela Ekwonye and colleagues, "Pandemic Fatigue! It's Been Going On since March 2020," available at PubMed Central.