COVID-19 and the Golden Years
The impact of COVID-19 on older adults may not be readily apparent. Personal protective and social distancing measures can reduce activity levels, increase feelings of isolation and loss, and result in lapsed medical care. NPs must recognize detrimental impacts on overall health and wellness and assist older adults in overcoming them.
Kroll, N. L., Sanchez-Jones, T., Atchley, M. D., & Etcher, L. (2021). COVID-19 and the golden years. The Nurse Practitioner, 46(6), 37-42. Doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000743320.82081.6a
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