This research highlights which groups of elderly people have either non-existent or insufficient social support during the COVID-19 pandemic and are therefore more vulnerable. For these elderly people, sustainable care policy planning and crisis intervention planning should be organised especially for future waves of the coronavirus and other pandemics.
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