Denis Eustace: Minding the Mind

Dr Denis Eustace was a recent guest on the Mick Clifford Podcast with the Irish Examiner, where he discussed some very worrying features in the mental health of older people, which he and his colleagues have noticed since the onset of the pandemic.

You can listen to the podcast in full on Soundcloud, by following this link: https://bit.ly/3cM95tv

The Mick Clifford Podcast: Denis Eustace-Minding the mind in a time of Covid

” Fear and isolation are contributing to a rise in people experiencing mild cognitive impairment and more needs to be done to protect one of the most vulnerable cohorts in the population at this particular time.” – https://bit.ly/36Iz6Wx

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