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Prejudice of enforced lockdown and its impact on the older person

Tabloids in recent years have indicated that the older generation are becoming a burden on society, citing cost of pensions, social care and the older person having the potential to overwhelm the NHS system. For many young people, the retirement generation evokes images of inactive older people. Yet, many seniors are living longer and enjoying better health into their later years, with retirement becoming an extremely active phase of life.