July 30, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Numerous health care provider, patient and caregiver resources aimed at improving the care of older adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these resources include:

For providers:

  • The American Geriatric Society COVID-19 Information Hub offers tools and resources for health professionals including both a link to the Journal of the American Geriatric Society COVID-19 articles as well as health policy related information. Please visit their website for more information: https://www.americangeriatrics.org/covid19
  • Brief19 is another option for near daily review of COVID-19 research and policy updates. Again, although not geriatric specific, another impressive and up-to-date website that certainly does include some geriatric specific information. Please visit their website for more information: https://www.brief19.com/.
  • A GEMCAST podcast reviewing why COVID-19 is a geriatric emergency. GEMCAST has outstanding geriatric emergency medicine material in general with a recent focus on COVID-19. Please visit their website for more information: https://gempodcast.com/2020/03/20/covid19-is-a-geriatric-emergency/.

For patients/caregivers:

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