Jeongeun Lee

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Because older adults are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19, self-isolation is important for their safety during this pandemic. At the same time, social connection is important for their wellbeing, according to Jeongeun Lee, an Iowa State University assistant professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies.

By: Jeongeun Lee and Natasha Peterson

As Iowa and the nation face the continuing impacts of the pandemic, advance health care planning is increasingly vital, says Jeongeun Lee, an Iowa State University assistant professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies.

By: Jeongeun Lee

Keep your mind active and engaged and you may be better equipped to handle the stress of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. This is true for people of all ages, but becomes increasingly important for older adults, says Jeongeun Lee, an Iowa State University assistant professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies.

By: Jeongeun Lee

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed in Iowa, scams are being reported that are preying on those who are at higher risk of COVID-19 infection, such as older adults. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists say you can protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing the facts.

By: Sarah Francis and Jeongeun Lee and Barb Wollan