Even with a Pandemic, Many Older Americans are Carrying On as Usual


SSW Research Associate Professor Nadine Finigan-Carr is quoted in the story "Even with a pandemic, many older Americans are carrying on as usual," that appears on CNN.com and TheWorldNews.net.

(article excerpt) As for the children of these older adults, they're worried sick. Many think their parents act like teenagers. Nadine Finigan-Carr, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, said she's hearing all about it from friends. She has an elderly father living in Brooklyn, New York.

"The roles are very much reversed," Finigan-Carr told CNN, adding it's like the old public service commercial from the late 1960s, "It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your children are?"

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