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Resources for Older Adults: Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Protect yourself and your family. Here you’ll find facts, links and information for older adults about COVID-19.

Are you at higher risk?

Learn more about who is at higher risk and what you can do if you are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Caregiving for the Elderly

If you’re caring for an older loved one, here’s what you need to know to keep them safe and what to do if they do become infected with COVID.

How Family Caregivers Can Keep Loved Ones Active at Home

Learn how to help compensate for lack of socialization and cognitive stimulation.

Care Plans Help Older Adults and Caregivers

Developing and maintaining a care plan will help you balance both your life and that of the person to whom you are providing care.

Keeping Your Home Healthy Before, During and After Caregiver Visits

Get tips from experts on disinfecting surfaces, distancing, deliveries and more.

Boost Your Loved One's Morale During the Pandemic

With visits to senior communities halted, out of sight doesn’t have to be out of mind.


What Older Adults Need to Know About COVID-19

Hear from Jay Butler, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases at CDC, describe preventative measures to help protect older adults from COVID-19.

Telehealth Services During COVID-19

You can still take care of your health during this time. Most doctor’s are offering telehealth services by phone or video chat. You can find telehealth services near you. This video will show you what a telehealth visit looks like.

NYC Department for the Aging Resources

Sign up for food delivery, learn tips on how to avoid falls in your home, and other resources are available through the Department for the Aging.