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Loneliness in the elderly during quarantine

web page/social network that is easy to be used by elderly people so as to entertain them through videocalling, recipe forums, and more.

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-Frenalacurva is a good one because it involves neighbourhood collaboration to uplift eachother.

-Twitter is always a good information source as there is all kind of information.

-Worldometer is an effective way to see the updates of the virus in real time.

Upload or share a link to this resource/message/source of information to share it with others.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries

https://frenalacurva.net/

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

It has helped me to be aware of my privileges as a young and healthy person and be supportive with the people in need.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

WhatsApp is the easiest way to be connected with all my network and share this kind of information as there are many groups connecting all kind of people.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

I think there is plenty of information about the virus including real statistics on their follow-up. We also have news about the saturation in hospitals and the need for collaboration. What I do miss is what is behind the screens. People who are undergoing this new situation of quarantine and need special help because of different reasons.

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

The only populations that currently are not being addressed by the virus are poor/without resources people. In addition, elderly people have less information as they do not contrast it with other sources apart from television or radio.

What is your current profession?

Industial design student.

In what city are you located?

Torino

In what country are you located?

Italy

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