The Importance Of Mental Health In The Elderly During The Covid-19 Pandemic

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Nazhifi Aufar Moza Alzura


Coronavirus first detected in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, China in December 2019 known now Covid 19. Covid 19 cases in Indonesia first entered in March 2020. In recent years many countries have struggled to prevent the growing spread of covid-19. Many impacts occur from the economy, physical and mental health of the community from children and even the elderly. The government's determination that prohibits people from doing activities outside the home, destroying the use of masks and maintaining distance. Many people feel pressured about this, especially the elderly who are vulnerable to the disease of the Covid-19 virus makes the elderly rarely active outside the home makes them stressed and need support from family and closest people. The method used is pasting posters and creating content on social media so that people know how to take care of the mental health of the elderly during the covid-19 pandemic

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Nazhifi Aufar Moza Alzura, & Mira. (2022). The Importance Of Mental Health In The Elderly During The Covid-19 Pandemic. Prosiding Pengembangan Masyarakat Mandiri Berkemajuan Muhammadiyah (Bamara-Mu), 2(1), 216–220. Retrieved from


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