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COVID-19 for Professionals

Step up and help your organization lead during the pandemic. Learn, adjust, and get the tools and resources you need so you can help older adults stay healthy and protected.

A Black male volunteer is helping package up food for deliveries to seniors/older adults during the pandemic.

Key Resources About COVID-19 for Professionals

Get help navigating the pandemic with these resources, including emergency protocols, coverage of testing and treatment, and how to connect with local officials.

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Senior man wearing a protective mask and gloves is taking groceries out of the bins left on his porch into his house during COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

Share Your COVID-19 Story

Life has changed so much since the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading in the United States. And each person has a story to tell. We want to hear yours.

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A food delivery service drops of groceries to a senior man wearing a mask and gloves during the pandemic.

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Apr 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Awareness Webinar Series: Root Causes of Vaccine Hesitancy in Older Adults

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Apr 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Awareness Webinar Series: Vaccine Access Issues Among Older Adults

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Mar 31, 2021

COVID-Driven Isolation Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults

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Mar 29, 2021

4th Annual Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium

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Mar 24, 2021

Changes to Medicaid Following the Public Health Emergency

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Mar 18, 2021

How You Can Help Older Adults Access Food

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Mar 16, 2021

American Rescue Plan Improves Senior Health and Financial Security

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Mar 15, 2021

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Mar 7, 2021

Tell Congress to Support Older Adults in the COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Mar 3, 2021

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

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Mar 2, 2021

What’s Current in Medicare Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Programs

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Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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Feb 20, 2021

Older Adult Nutrition Month and SNAP Advocacy

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Feb 8, 2021

Aging Well for All: 2021 Public Policy Priorities for Older Adults

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Jan 11, 2021

Congress' Final Legislative Package of 2020: What's In It for Older Adults

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Dec 16, 2020

National Coalition on Mental Health & Aging Webinar Series: Pathways to Homelessness among Older Adults with Mental Illness

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Dec 9, 2020

Share Your COVID-19 Story

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Nov 19, 2020

Hopeful News about COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments

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Oct 14, 2020

National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging Webinar Series - Older Adult Peer Support in a Time of COVID-19

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Oct 13, 2020

Congress Recesses with More Work to Be Done

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6 Ways Nonprofits Can Educate Older Voters this Election

Oct 1, 2020

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Educate Older Voters this Election

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Sep 22, 2020

How to Vote Healthy this Election

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Aug 5, 2020

Potential Financial Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Older Single-Person Households

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Aug 5, 2020

Potential Financial Impacts of COVID-19 on Older Adults

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Jul 30, 2020

Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

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Jul 21, 2020

Parking Lot Bingo: A COVID-19 Friendly Outreach Approach

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Jul 20, 2020

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

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Jul 14, 2020

Remaining Connected as the Pandemic Continues

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Jun 23, 2020

Vermont's Guidance for Senior Centers Planning to Re-Open

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Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

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May 29, 2020

Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

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May 20, 2020

Potential Financial Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Minority Older Adults

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May 20, 2020

The Heroes Act: What Is It and How Will It Provide Relief?

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May 15, 2020

Guidance for Resuming On-Site Senior Center Operations

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May 14, 2020

Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Americans during COVID-19: Evidence, Policy, and Advocacy

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May 13, 2020

NCOA Urges COVID-19 Contact Tracing Employers to Partner with SCSEP

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May 6, 2020

Planning for the Unexpected: What You Need to Know in the Time of COVID-19

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Apr 28, 2020

The Pandemic’s Threat to Older Workers

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Apr 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Older Adults: Support for Community-Based Physical and Behavioral Health

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Apr 16, 2020

Economic Insecurity for Older Adults in the Presence of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Apr 16, 2020

The Alarming Inequities of COVID-19

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Apr 14, 2020

Q&A on How CARES Act Payments Affect Eligibility for Benefits

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Apr 14, 2020

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Apr 8, 2020

What Congress Has Done for COVID-19 Relief and What Might Be Next

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Apr 7, 2020

Webinar: Tools and Tips for Reaching a Remote Audience

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Apr 1, 2020

Tools for Reaching A Remote Audience

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Mar 27, 2020

'Senior Centers Connect' During the Pandemic

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Mar 27, 2020

Getting the Care You Need via Telemedicine

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Mar 25, 2020

How Aging Services Professionals are Adapting to the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Mar 24, 2020

Where to Get Food Help Now

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Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19 FAQs for Professionals in Aging

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Mar 18, 2020

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Mar 18, 2020

4 Coronavirus Scams to Avoid

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Mar 16, 2020

Do Your Part to Stem COVID-19: An Intergenerational Call to Action

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Mar 10, 2020

Key Resources About COVID-19 for Senior Centers

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Mar 5, 2020

Seattle AAA's Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

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