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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Concerns for the elderly as the lockdown goes on

    Concerns for the elderly as the lockdown goes on


    An expert says we need to checkup on the elderly people in our life to prevent their loneliness.

    Otago University Geriatrician Hamish Jamieson says dropping down to level three might not provide respite.

    He says while some bubbles may increase, thousands of older people will still be living alone.

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