Video: Do I still need that screening now that I'm over 65?

Virtual Town Hall: May 20, 2021

In "Senior Health Town Hall: Do I still need that screening now that I'm over 65?" experts talked about cancer screenings for those over age 65. (PDF of resource links available below.)

Video: COVID-19: Can I really travel and hug my grandchildren?

Virtual Town Hall: April 22, 2021

Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: Can I really travel and hug my grandchildren?" with Sarimer Sanchez, MD the Director of the Infectious Diseases Bureau, Boston Public Health Commission.

Virtual Town Hall: March 11, 2021

Virtual Town Hall: March 11, 2021

Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: New guidelines and latest vaccine information" with Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD, Allergy Immunology Fellowship Program director.

Virtual Town Hall: February 2, 2021

Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: The latest information on vaccines and availability to MGH patients" with Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD. Her slides are included below, under “Supporting Documents.”

Virtual Town Hall: December 17, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: December 17, 2020

Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: Infection Updates and the Importance of Community Connections." PDF of suggested activities to relieve social isolation is included below, under "Supporting Documents."

Virtual Town Hall: November 19, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: November 19, 2020

Senior Health hosted the COVID-19 Town Hall "COVID-19 Infection & Testing Updates and Physical Exercise for Winter Weather."

Virtual Town Hall: October 15, 2020

Senior Health hosted the virtual forum "COVID-19: Infection Updates and How to Support Resiliency in Children and Grandchildren."

Virtual Town Hall: Sept. 17, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: Sept. 17, 2020

Senior Health, and co-host Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston, held a virtual town hall titled "COVID-19: Infection Updates and Strategies for Coping this Fall."

Virtual Town Hall: August 25, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: August 25, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: August 25, 2020 Senior Health, and co-host Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston, held a virtual town hall titled "COVID 101: Current strategies to stay healthy and safe

Previous Videos

Virtual Town Hall: August 20, 2020
"Strategies to respond to COVID: Reducing Racial Inequities and Creative Coping through Reading and Writing" (no video)

Virtual Town Hall: July 23, 2020
Senior Health hosted the COVID-19 Town Hall "Living in the Time of COVID: Creative Coping Today and How We Are Preparing for the Future."

Virtual Town Hall: June 25, 2020
Senior Health hosted “Latest Updates on COVID 19: Testing, Vaccines and Mass General as an Age-Friendly Health System."

Virtual Town Hall: June 11, 2020
Senior Health hosted "How to keep yourself safe: Today’s COVID risk for older adults" with special guest, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

During the event, Boston Senior Home Care CEO Meg Hogan discussed "Navigating the New Normal: Keeping older adults healthy and safe during COVID-19 and Massachusetts re-opening." Her slides include a number of tips and resources that you may find helpful.

COVID-19 Town Hall: June 4, 2020
The Massachusetts General Hospital Dementia Care Collaborative presents "Flattening the Curve of Distress: Finding Moments of Relaxation and Calm During Challenging Times."

Senior Health hosted a Virtual Town Hall on May 7, 2020
"Staying Healthy at Home during COVID: Brain health, Eating well, and Exercise" with special guest Yo-Yo Ma.

COVID-19 Town Hall: April 23, 2020
Senior Health hosted "MGH Infectious Disease Experts Answer Your COVID Questions and Senior Health Nurse Practitioners Discuss Virtual Visits with your Health Care Providers."

COVID-19 Town Hall: April 9, 2020
This April 9, 2020 recording features speakers from the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine discussing the effects of COVID-19.

Supporting Documents

Virtual Town Hall: May 20, 2021
In "Senior Health Town Hall: Do I still need that screening now that I'm over 65?" experts talked about cancer screenings for those over age 65.


Virtual Town Hall: February 2, 2021
Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD, Allergy Immunology Fellowship program director at Mass General, presented “COVID-19 Vaccine: The key to ending the pandemic."


Virtual Town Hall: December 17, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: September 17, 2020
View some resources from the virtual town hall titled "COVID-19: Infection Updates and Strategies for Coping this Fall."

 

More Information

Geriatric Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides office-based primary care and consultation services for older adults at risk or with complex chronic and age-related conditions.