COVID-19 Resource Library
In these unprecedented times, evidence shows that COVID-19 poses a great risk to older people and those with existing chronic conditions. In the midst of growing tensions and uncertainty, the rights and ability of older people to access testing, health and other social services that prevent growing isolation are often overlooked; while global, national and regional and emergency preparedness plans do not adequately focus on the safety of older people.
This platform aims to inform and drive policy discussions through highlighting the views of thought leaders in various associated fields.
More than a dozen myths about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) busted by the World Health Organization
Advice to older people concerned about COVID-19 and advice to care-homes concerned about COVID-19 from HelpAge International
Immediate global action and planning is needed as the pandemic will disproportionately hit older people living in poor countries.