During this time of physical distancing and uncertainty, many older adults and caregivers are feeling isolated, lonely, agitated, and withdrawn. It’s critically important for you to stay in touch with your counselor, therapist, or psychiatrist if you have an existing mental health condition or substance use disorder.
More than 1,600 people attended our tele-town hall event last week. Hear what our panelists said about the needs of older adults and how aging services professionals can serve them during this crisis.Read
The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, and NCOA is taking proactive steps to share the best information we have to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults.Read
African American older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, which affects more than 10% of African American adults.Read