'A lifesaver': US seniors turn to Zoom to connect with friends and family

'A lifesaver': US seniors turn to Zoom to connect with friends and family

Amanda Holpuch in New York 18/09/2020

As the pandemic persists, older adults who are at higher risk of contracting Covid-19 are moving their lifestyles – from classes to coffee chats – online

In his 72 years, Brad Veloz has risked his job and overcome health issues to fight for LGBTQ+ and Latino rights. The coronavirus wasn’t going to stop his activism.

A year ago, the self-described “in-your-face” activist had never even used Zoom online video conferencing, but it is now a constant presence in his life in lockdown to connect with fellow activists instead of taking to the streets.

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