COVID-19 Resources

 

Free Online Support for Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association is hosting free online support groups and education programs for Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. Click on the button to attend a free program hosted on the dates below. 

Virtual Programs

General Caregiver Telephonic Support Group

Topic: Caregivers caring for a person with dementia living in facility during COVID-19

Community Presentation

5/6/2020

10:30-11:30am

General Caregiver Telephonic Support Group

Topic: Safety

Community Presentation

5/13/2020

10:30-11:30am

General Caregiver Telephonic Support Group

Topic: Caregivers caring for a person with dementia at home

Community Presentation

5/20/2020

10:30-11:30am

General Caregiver Telephonic Support Group

Topic: Helpline 101- Caregiver Q&A-This is an opportunity for caregivers to call in or email questions ahead of time regarding general caregiving questions.

Community Presentation

5/27/2020

10:30-11:30am

 

 

Protecting Your Family From COVID-19 by Dr. David Price

Dr. David Price is a critical care pulmonologist caring for COVID-19 patients all day in NYC at Weill Cornell Hospital. He has a lot of great information to share. In the last portion he answers some fantastic questions. It's almost an hour and a cuts out a bit, so be patient and learn from this hero on the front-lines.

 

Blossoming Paper Bouquets by Alzheimer's Foundation of America

If you're isolated indoors, here's a quick and easy therapeutic art activity that caregivers can do together with someone living with Alzheimer's disease: 

 


 

Senior Medicare Patrol - COVID-19 Scams!

 Please click the link below for tips on how to protect yourself from Coronavirus/COVID-19 related scams. 

View Article

 


 

Coronavirus / COVID-19 recommendations from ACL and CDC 

Please click on the links below to view recommendations by ACL and the CDC regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak. 

ACL Article CDC Article

 


Resourceful Links to COVID-19 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Agencies, as well as the State and Local Governments have put together action plans with the goal to help their communities take precautions and receive the assistance needed during this crisis. WCAAA has put together a list of governmental, and local websites where the public can access trusted and updated information as well as resources in regards of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).   

 

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Engaging Local Government LeadersSenior Planet

Administration for Community Living

Federal Bureau of Investigation STATESIDE

Bureau of the Fiscal Service 

FEMA The United States Department of Justice 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internal Revenue ServicesU.S. Department of Defense 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) 

Medicare Official Site U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

CISA: Cyber Infrastructure 

National & Community ServiceU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Connecticut's Official State Website: 

National Council On Aging (NCOA) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 

Coronavirus.gov

National Institute on Drug AbuseU.S. Food and Drug Administration

Department of Energy

National Institutes of HealthUnited States: Consumer Product Safety Commission

Department of Homeland Security

Open Government Partnership USA.gov

Department of Labor

Public Health Emergency