Furqan Mohamed is an emerging writer from Toronto. Her writing can be found online and in print for publications such as Maggie, Feels Zine, Mimp Magazine and in forthcoming issues of Sisi and Room Magazine. She is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. Furqan is a 2020 Local Journalism Fellow.
In many immigrant families, elders are the pillars of the household. With COVID-19 revealing flaws in the way we treat seniors, what can society learn from how different cultures value aging?