COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ASA wishes to highlight the following resources. (ASA will provide more resources as they become available.)

General Resources on COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (CDC)

COVID-19 Resources for Advocates Serving Older Adults (Justice in Aging)

Pandemic (Department of Homeland Security)

Coronavirus Scams (Federal Trade Commission)

Understanding Public Attitudes, Perceptions, and Behaviors About COVID-19

Tips for Family Caregivers and COVID-19

Partnership Formed to Train CNAs and Direct-Care Workers in COVID-19 Protocols (April 6)



  • Community and Faith-based Organizations

Finding the Right Words About COVID-19 A playbook of tips for health care workers in extraordinary times

Tips from the Community Living Campaign 

Long Term Care Community Coalition Resources

Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

  • Older Adults

Pandemic, Stimulus Checks Create Opportunities for Scams

If You Are at Higher Risk (This includes:Older adults, People who have serious chronic medical conditions like: Heart disease; Diabetes; Lung disease)

Life at the Intersection: Older Adults Need a Response to COVID-19 Grounded in Equity

Coronavirus Prevention Tips for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers (Alzheimer’s Foundation of America)

COVID-19 Mitigation and Older Adults: Lessons from Seattle-King County

Nevada Aging Services COVID-19 Resource Report


Print Resources
Frequently Asked Questions


In a Pandemic, Preventing Social Isolation Becomes A Personal Mission

Efforts Needed to Ensure Protecting Older Adults from COVID-19 Don’t Create Other Problems

Confronting the Healthcare Cost Crisis in America – The Biggest Threat to Successful Aging




aging-today-covers.pngResources from the July/August 2018 issue of Aging Today on Disaster Preparedness:

Emergency preparedness and the work of first responders

Lessons from the frontlines of trauma: social workers’ roles in emergency response

America’s health security preparedness: are we ready to protect our elders?

ASA will provide more resources as they become available.