The Gerontological Society of America's highly cited, peer-reviewed journals are continuing to publish scientific articles on COVID-19. The following were published between October 8 and 21; all are free to access:
- National Profiles of Coronavirus Disease – 2019 Mortality Risks by Age Structure and Preexisting Health Conditions: Research article in The Gerontologist by Ashton M. Verdery, PhD, Lauren Newmyer, MA, Brandon Wagner, PhD, and Rachel Margolis, PhD
- Acute, Post-Acute, and Primary Care Utilization in a Home-Based Primary Care Program during COVID-19: Research article in The Gerontologist by Karen A. Abrashkin, MD, Jenny Zhang, MD, and Asantewaa Poku, MPH
- Helping Amid the Pandemic: Daily Affective and Social Implications of COVID-19-Related Prosocial Activities: Research article in The Gerontologist by Nancy L. Sin, PhD, Patrick Klaiber, MSc, Jin H. Wen, MA, and Anita DeLongis, PhD
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society — and its 5,500+ members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA’s structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society.