Fredricka R. Maister is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer. Her essays and articles have appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, New York Jewish Week, The Forward, OZY, The Writer, and ICON.
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Here's how one person over 60 is handling life in quarantine, eight months later
Eight months on the coronacoaster
Fredricka Maister optimistically began quarantine back in March, like millions of others in her higher-risk age group. But what does life look like eight months later?
How does life in the pandemic feel with a lifelong anxiety disorder?
Anxiety, meet COVID
Fredricka R. Maister has lived with anxiety her whole life—and in some ways, it made her better prepared to handle life in a pandemic.