People over 60 are being hit particularly hard during the coronavirus pandemic, and we want to make sure they are all getting the support they need. Thankfully, there are many services in place to help them get through this rough patch and beyond.
Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including:
- Available services in your area
- Mobility assistance programs, meal plans & housing
- Assistance in gaining access to services
- Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training
- Respite care
- Supplemental services, on a limited basis
Senior shopping hours
Grocery stores are also designating store hours to senior citizen only shopping. Click here for a list of stores offering senior shopping hours.
Automotive groups offering modified services in response to coronavirus:
The Internet Archive has established a National Emergency Library, offering a resource to teachers, students and readers during this time that public libraries and educational institutions are closed.
The National Emergency Library is a collection of books that supports remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and general reading activities in the absence of libraries and schools. Click here to learn more.