Senior adults are considered one of the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. Resources are available to ensure that seniors are protected and remain safe.
5 Tips for Grandparents on How to Stay Connected with Their Grandkids, Despite Social Distancing
Save the Children shares helpful tips for grandparents on how to talk to their grandchildren about social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak. They also suggest ways to stay engaged during these challenging times.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers tips for supporting persons living with dementia receiving home-based services and for those who live in care facilities.
Caring.com – The Best Prescription Delivery Services for Seniors
Before looking at the best companies, you’ll want to briefly review a few relevant terms and concepts in the pharmacy industry. This information will help you understand what these services can and can’t do.
Coronavirus and Older Adults: Your Questions Answered
In this AARP article, a CDC official explains why more risk comes with age from COVID-19.*
In this guide, seniorhousingnet has provided detailed information on emergency housing resources for older adults and seniors across the United States.
How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus
The AARP offers tips for seniors on how to avoid social isolation.*
Medicare Plans Resource for Assisted Living and Long-term Care
This article includes information about ALFs, LTC options, your rights as a Medicare beneficiary, and ideas about how to help cover out-of-pocket costs.
The AARP website offers practical tips for caregivers concerned about coronavirus. Following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first step for caregivers who are looking after loved ones in the age of coronavirus.*
Target will reserve the first hour of shopping each Wednesday at stores nationwide for vulnerable guests – including elderly and those with underlying health concerns. They are encouraging other guests to plan their shopping trips around this timeframe.*
The mission of the IDEALS Institute is to improve lives by ensuring that all people have access to transformative child and adult care, education, health, and social service systems and practices.
*denotes resources that are specific to the outbreak and may not be available when the crisis is over.