The outbreak of COVID-19 means the most vulnerable in society will be spending at least the next 12 weeks in isolation, in so called 'shielding', but what implications does this have for their physical and mental wellbeing?
Angela's voice - The importance of intergenerational relationships
Intergenerational relationships are important for those in later life to feel connected to their community and improve their wellbeing.
Although longer life expectancy is regarded positively and reflects societal progress in healthcare, later life is still synonymous with ill-health, resulting in ‘inevitable’ cognitive and physical decline.
With the threat of COVID-19 taking hold, more people will be spending a considerable amount of time in self-isolation, but there are ways people of all ages and ability can keep active through a variety of exercises.
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