Vol. 3 (2) Dec. 2021

Article ID. JHSSR-1110-2021

Effects of COVID-19 Waves on Elderly People

Debajani Palai


COVID Waves, Elderly population, Loneliness, Social isolation, Social inclusion

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Background: The novel Coronavirus has affected most of the counties in the world and created apprehension in senior citizens. As the ageing population has low immunity, the pandemic creates more and more causalities with them. Objective: This study focuses on the socio-psychological problems associated with ageing population during COVID-19 and tries to suggest basic initiatives to curb the issues. Methodology: This study is based on data collected from secondary sources like newspaper and magazine articles. Results: The strict practice of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour is the basic necessity to control the spread of the pandemic. Conclusion: The waves of COVID-19 has brought the attention of the entire globe towards the elderly population and it also demands enough care and respect for the senior citizens. This is a time which requires all possible efforts to be taken to concentrate on older adults and protect them from the risk of Coronavirus.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.37534/bp.jhssr.2021.v3.n2.id1110.p37