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COVID-19 Resources for Professionals


Tips and tools to help you serve your clients during the pandemic

The Impact of COVID-19 on Community-Based Organizations Serving Older Adults

In April, July, and October 2020, NCOA surveyed community-based organizations to understand how COVID-19 affected their services to older adults. Read the results. (October results coming soon.)

 

Potential Financial Impacts of COVID-19 on Older Adults

What will the long-term financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic be on older adults? NCOA and the LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston analyzed data from the Great Recession of 2008 to understand what trends may be in store. The result is a series of three issue briefs.

 

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Protecting Yourself from Poor Air Quality

As people age, their bodies are less able to handle the effects of environmental hazards. Reducing exposure to bad air and smoke is important for your health.

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Women: Put yourself first in planning for financial freedom in retirement

It’s 2020, but a woman’s path to a secure retirement continues to be filled with obstacles. It’s time for equity in aging.

Report: 8 Ideas to Expand Funding for Evidence-Based Health Programs

Community-based health programs have a long track record of keeping older adults healthy. What they often don’t have is sustainable funding.

COVID-19: How Communities Can Adapt

NCOA staff talk about the opportunities for individuals and community organizations to step up and lead during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Key Resources for Professionals

Find key resources and tools developed by NCOA's national partners in aging and disability and the federal government.

Health Promotion Program Guidance

Check back regularly for updates from individual programs on whether it’s feasible to continue implementation of health promotion programs when in-person gatherings are not possible.

Senior Center Resources

Get the latest best practice information that senior centerSenior Center Resourcess are using to prevent coronavirus spread and keep participants safe.