Working with Older People: Volume 25 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Anxiety, isolation and diminishing resources: the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on residential care home facilities for older people in south-east Nigeria

Prince Chiagozie Ekoh

Institutionalized older adults in care homes and long-care facilities have been identified as being at greater risk of COVID-19 related morbidity and mortality. Thus, this paper…

How Meeting Centres continue to support people affected by dementia: report on UK COVID-19 impact

Shirley Evans, Jennifer Bray, Dawn Brooker

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, Meeting Centres (MCs) for people affected by dementia in the UK ceased to meet physically but continued to provide remote support. The aim was to…

Predictors of use of digital technology for communication among older adults: analysis of data from the health and retirement study

Brady Lund

This study aims to examine the potential impact of eleven social and psychological factors – anxiety, closeness with family and friends, intellectual curiosity, life control, life…

Women and employment in later life: the impact of long-term health conditions on labour market participation

Jill Manthorpe

There is increasing interest in long-term conditions experienced singly and in combination. This paper aims to address this by considering the impact of long-term conditions on…

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