• Date: October 18, 2022
  • Start Time: 9:00 am
    End Time: 10:00 am
  • Location: Zoom

 COVID-19 and Older New Yorkers: Findings from the SILVER II Survey

While COVID-19 vaccines haves reduced morbidity and mortality from COVID-19, many older adults continue to alter their lifestyles due to COVID-19, including isolation from family and support networks. As a follow-on to the SARS-CoV-2 Impact on Lives and Views of Elderly Residents (SILVER) study, ICAP researchers contacted older adults living at home in New York City to understand the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 on this population. In its latest Grand Rounds webinar, ICAP will describe the long-term impact of COVID-19 on older adults sharing results from the second round of SILVER study and open a conversation with New York City health leaders to provide new insights into how COVID-19 is affecting this sector of our society and what steps can be taken to respond.

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Introductory Remarks

Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, Director of ICAP at Columbia University and Columbia World Projects, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Executive Vice President of Columbia Global, and Lead of the New York City Pandemic Response Institute.


Abigail Greenleaf, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Population and Family Health (at ICAP), Columbia University Medical Center

Panel Discussion

Isabel Ching, LMSW, Executive Director at Hamilton-Madison House

Jocelyn Groden, MS, Associate Commissioner, Bureau of Social Services & Bureau of Direct Services at NYC Department for the Aging,

Jennifer Rosen, MD, Director of Epidemiology and Surveillance, Bureau of Immunization, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Catherine Thurston, MSW, LCSW, Chief Program Officer, Service Program for Older People (SPOP)

Meghan Shineman, MPA, Senior Director of Program Development & Healthcare Innovation at NYC Department for the Aging

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