Over at his job as a Medicare counselor, Barry Klitsberg says, he’s been getting calls from senior citizens who may have an ulterior motive.
“People call up, ostensibly with a problem,” he said in March. “They’re so happy that they get a person picking up instead of a computer. They just want someone to talk to. I’m getting that a lot and I’m sure it’s happening all over the city. Covid has taken a year from people’s lives.”