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Advice for Older People and Care-homes Concerned About COVID-19

Studies continue to confirm that COVID-19 poses the most risk to older people and those with existing health conditions.

As a challenging time for people around the globe, the IFA encourages steps to ensure that older people receive the service, support and treatment that is needed.  The rights of older people are human rights.

HelpAge International, a partner of the IFA, has gathered the following relevant information to:

1. Provide advice to older people concerned about COVID-19
2. Provide advice to care-homes concerned about COVID-19

The latest information and advice on the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here:

World Health Organization
Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Open letter to World Health Organization (and to Member States). WHO must prioritize the needs of older people in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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