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COVID-19 Resources for Professionals


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

Potential Financial Impacts of COVID-19 on Older Adults

To better understand the potential financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older adults, NCOA and the LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston analyzed data from the most recent economic downturn in 2008. The result is a series of three issue briefs.

 

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Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Here is the latest advice from public health experts about the best way to protect yourself and to reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Congress invests in most pressing needs, but budget restrictions remain

House appropriators are acting quickly to move FY21 funding bills through the committee process and floor debate. They aim to have all twelve pieces of legislation approved by the end of July. While COVID-19 relief legislation is taking up the country’s attention, these funding bills also have high stakes. We have advice for advocates who want to make sure older adults are supported.

Village Connector Experience: Reaffirming, Rebuilding, and Rejecting Social Isolation

The pandemic has heightened everyone’s sense of isolation to unparalleled levels, due to required physical distancing. If we don’t address this need differently, then loneliness will deepen, especially in older adults, impacting their mental and physical health.

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.