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Older people and COVID‐19: Isolation, risk and ageism

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This commentary article from Brooke and Jackson reviews how COVID-19 carries increased health risks, negative consequences of social isolation and stigma associated with age for older adults.

 

Reference

Brooke, J., & Jackson, D. (2020). Older people and COVID‐19: Isolation, risk and ageism. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 29, 2044–2046. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jocn.15274

Tags: COVID-19, Stigma, discrimination, Older Adults, Journal Article

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