26 Apr 2020

Lack of social connectedness with elderly a big issue for Kiwis

From Sunday Morning, 7:24 am on 26 April 2020

Nearly 80 percent of Kiwis are concerned about the lack of physical contact they are having with elderly and other relatives outside their bubbles and regions, according to the latest report by Research New Zealand. The findings are from the organisation's fifth weekly survey on the impact the Covid-19 virus is having on New Zealanders' lives. Research NZ managing partner Emanuel Kalafatelis is with us to explain more.

Close up medical doctor holding elderly female's trembling hands

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