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Many Older Adults Declined Home Medical Care For Fear of COVID, Causing New or Worsening Conditions

January 18, 2023

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Presented by Michigan News

With the onset of the pandemic, many were forced to put elective procedures on hold. Researchers at the University of Michigan found that the pandemic also impacted another subset of the population – older Americans needing home-based medical care. Many homebound older adults canceled medically necessary home-based healthcare services out of fear of getting COVID-19.

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