In a time of physical distancing, connecting socially across generations is more important than ever

In a time of physical distancing, connecting socially across generations is more important than ever

AgeLab researcher Taylor Patskanick writes in MIT News on ways that intergenerational connection can still happen in a pandemic:

While it might not be possible to connect across generations in the usual ways, it doesn’t mean those connections need to stop entirely. Instead, now can be a time for new creative measures: Individuals need to support one another and to leverage technologies to support our relationships. It is now more important than ever to live up to the “mens et manus” (“mind and hand”) MIT motto.
 

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