On this episode of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by experts Peter Martin of Iowa State University and Mercedes Bern-Klug of the University of Iowa, as well as listeners from across the state for a look at what it’s like to be an older Iowan in the midst of this pandemic and what tools and resources are available for those who may be struggling with isolation during this time.
- Peter Martin, professor of human development and family studies, Iowa State University College of Human Sciences
- Mercedes Bern-Klug, professor of social work and director of the Aging and Longevity Studies Program, University of Iowa
- Patty Mishler, 69-year-old Iowa City resident and blogger at Meemaw Eats
- Kittie Weston-Knauer, 71-year-old Des Moines resident and the oldest female BMX racer in the United States