As you get older, the risk of catching covid-19 does too. Elders are some of the most susceptible to the virus, making quarantining especially important for them. Because of this, they also become more vulnerable to pandemic-induced anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Older adults who have experienced mental illness in the past are especially likely to experience it again during quarantine. Despite this, it may be difficult for elders to reach out regarding mental health issues and concerns due to generational differences. Instead, we need to reach out to them.