senior adults

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.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association offers tips for supporting persons living with dementia receiving home-based services and for those who live in care facilities.

Coronavirus and Older Adults: Your Questions Answered

In this AARP article, a CDC official explains why more risk comes with age from COVID-19.*

How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus

The AARP offers tips for seniors on how to avoid social isolation.*

Practical Tips for Caregivers

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

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.