Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Elders

Challenges Of Elderly People In The Covid-19 Pandemic

Kowsalya B; Dr. Sundara Raj T

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 543-552

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevails as an exceedingly transmittable disease, was first noticed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The disease has spread to most of the countries and territories around the world. India is not an exemption; the disease was first identified on 30 January 2020 in Kerala. The number of infected people in entire India is rising day by day. This study focused on the difficulties faced by elderly people who are predominantly affected during the span of COVID-19 Pandemic. Elders were mainly influenced by social vulnerability; especially experienced at the times of lockdown and quarantine were loneliness, anxiety and uncertainty can give rise to depressive disorders and insomnia. The challenges faced by the elders during COVID-19.