Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents high risks for older people

IAGG MEMBER SOCIETIES' RESPONSES TO COVID-19

IAGG ASIA/OCEANIA

Thai Society of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

The Japan Geriatrics Society

Sri Lanka Association of Geriatric Medicine

 

Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine

 

 

 

IAGG EUROPE

British Geriatric Society

British Society of Gerontology

 

Article: A Guideline to Care for Older Persons during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Infographic: What to care for during a CCOVID-19 outbreak?

Infographic: [COVID-19] Older People, Practice Caution

Article: Sri Lanka issues COVID-19 guidelines for its elderly

Website: Coronavirus and Older People

  • This website provides a series of resources on COVID-19 that cover various topics in this context, including delirium in confirmed and suspected cases, medicinal advice, care home guidance, dementia, and end of life care.

Website: COVID-19: Interim Recommendations for Care Homes

  • This website provides a series of guidelines to help keep care home residents safe curing the COVID-19 outbreak. These guidelines are available in English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil. 

Old Age and COVID-19Professor Thomas Scharf (BGS President)
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Podcast: The Lancet Voice - Old Age and COVID-19

  • "Much of the discourse on COVID-19 has been about older people being at high risk. The Lancet Voice speaks to Professor Thomas Scharf, president of The British Society of Gerontolgy, about how COVID-19 is affecting age discrimination and loneliness." 

 

Website: Aging Issues - Blog Series

  • This website provides a space where members of the BSG discuss contemporary issues raised by aging societies. 

INTERNATIONAL

A collection of resources from the WHO, UN, HelpAge International, and others.

IAGG REGIONAL

A collection of resources from our five IAGG Regional Chairs: NAR, COMLAT, ER, A/OAR, AR.

IAGG RESPONSE

Return to the IAGG Response to COVID-19 and Older Persons Main Page.

IAGG PARTNERS

A collection of resources from our affiliate IAGG partners worldwide.

IAGG Secretariat

Address: 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
Telephone: +1 212-305-0294 / Email: MSPH-IAGG@cumc.columbia.edu

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