Academic paper: Social Isolation in Older adults during COVID-19

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The Journal of Nutrition, Heath and Aging
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This paper discusses the prevalence of social isolation in general for older adults as well as the implications for social workers serving this populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic offers unique learning opportunities for social workers and other health professionals for assessing loneliness and social isolation of older adults and in developing and adapting evidence-based interventions to address loneliness and social isolation.

This is a short document (3 pages).

The article is a suggested reading from the SFU Community Scholars Supporting Seniors Journal Club for the week of May 19, 2020.