Coronavirus Disease 2019
In this article, the authors review manifestations of COVID-19 in older adults, normal physiologic changes and frequent comorbidities of aging that increase pathogenicity, factors contributing to overwhelming viral spread among seniors, negative effects on health and well-being resulting from measures to control the virus, and health-system improvements necessary to protect and care for this vulnerable population.
Lin, S., Kantor, R., & Clark, E. (2021). Coronavirus Disease 2019. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 37 (4), 509-522. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cger.2021.05.001