How do neighbourhoods matter for older adults’ social connectedness during the pandemic?

By Callista A. Ottoni

Think back to March 2020. Where were you and who were you with when you got the news to shelter -in -place to slow the spread of COVID-19? What has helped or hindered your well-being since then?

When the pandemic began, we knew little about its impact on the well-being of older adults. Our research team set-out to find some answers. Below, we summarize some newly published findings from this study. We hope you enjoy the highlights.

Read the full academic article (for free) in Health and Place: "We see each other from a distance": Neighbourhood social relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic matter for older adults' social connectedness” 


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