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The sociologists, gerontologists, psychologists and researchers dealing with seniors are already working to ensure that in the aftermath of this crisis, all stakeholders will learn from the social, mental health, technological and economic inequities revealed by this pandemic. They are working to rethink the inclusion of seniors and intergenerational solidarity.
“We must give seniors a space to be visible and heard before, during and after a crisis,” advises Lagacé. “Ironically, while seniors may be the greatest victims of COVID-19 in numbers, they have also been the most absent from the public sphere.”
To read the full article: The impact of COVID-19 on seniors: Lessons to be learned