Many Older Adults Experience Isolation as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues
Older adults are at greatest risk for severe COVID-19 illness, even with vaccination and booster shots. More than 65% of vaccinated individuals who were hospitalized for COVID-19 between June and September 2021 were age 65 or older. Over the past 2 years, most seniors have been highly cautious, changing their behaviors to reduce infection risk. However, many are now experiencing depression and anxiety due to the resultant social isolation. Click here to read more.