Social closeness in a time of physical distance: support conversations with older people during the Covid-19 crisis
Primary investigator: Marcus Persson (LiU).
Participating researchers: Clara Iversen, David Redmalm, Marie Flinkfeldt.
Project description: This project investigates the situation for older people during the Covid-19 pandemic. The study examines recorded phone calls to the Elderly Line helpline in Sweden with the aim to investigate how older people manage practical, emotional and existential aspects of the pandemic and what help they receive to deal with social isolation.