Tag: social isolation

‘Weather-ing’ the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the UK by Brianne Wenning

Brianne Wenning , May 20th, 2021

Few things are more stereotypically British than discussing the weather. A sense of national pride seems to pervades this discussion. In fact, during our time in the UK…


‘Stolen Spring’: Danish elders in plejehjemem under COVID-19 visiting restrictions by Amy Clotworthy

Amy Clotworthy , August 31st, 2020

First published in 1940, Hans Scherfig’s The Stolen Spring (Det Forsømte Forår) is both a satirical crime novel and a wry social commentary. Through his description of a…


2009 Mexico Swine Flu – 2020 Italy Covid19: How I Experienced A Double Quarantine

Rebecca_Irons , April 12th, 2020

SARA SALVATORI In this article, I will briefly describe my experiences during the two pandemics, swine flu and COVID-19,          when I accidentally l…

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Burning down the house: When crisis becomes daily life in early-onset dementia by Silke Hoppe

Silke Hoppe , September 24th, 2018

For my doctoral research, I interviewed family members living with a loved one with early-onset dementia, a diagnosis that one receives under the age of 65. Jans, not…