With older people at much higher risk of suffering serious symptoms of, or losing their lives to, coronavirus, many have been forced to shield for long periods of time.
This has impacted both mental and physical health, with many people becoming less mobile and independent, alongside dealing with isolation.
We’d like to speak to older people about their experiences, or family members who might be able to put us in touch.
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