Tag Archives: social isolation

  1. Relearning to Be Sociable

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    March 24, 2021 by Jean

    As Spring arrives, I feel that, like the plants in my garden, I’m emerging from a period of dormancy. Three …
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  2. Aging Alone in a Pandemic: Social Distancing and Social Isolation

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    March 17, 2020 by Jean

    A few days ago (Was it really only a few days ago?) when Maine’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed, …
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  3. Cabin Fever and Social Isolation

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    February 21, 2015 by Jean

    As a retiree living alone – particularly one who has high needs for solitude – I am at risk for …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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