Associate Professor Melissa Batchelor was interviewed by CNBC for the story "How to talk with your older parents about the COVID-19 pandemic—and have them actually listen."
Age is a risk factor is because of thenormal
changes that happen to your immune system
over time, she told CNBC.
Dr. Batchelor was also featured recently in an
AARP story: "5 Ways Hospitals Will Change in Next Decade." In it, she discusses how facilities around the country are adopting more age-friendly approaches to care.
Dr. Melissa Batchelor was interviewed by NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon on March 21st, 2020: Don’t Make them Feel Like a Charity Project: Talking to the Elderly About Coronavirus
Melissa worked with the American Association
for Retired People (AARP) Home Alone Alliance How-To Video Series: Special Diets on two of six videos for a How-To Caregiver Training series to teach family caregivers how to manage special diets. The series was nominated at a 2020 Sharecare Awards Finalist.