Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents high risks for older people
IAGG MEMBER SOCIETIES' RESPONSES TO COVID-19
Thai Society of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
The Japan Geriatrics Society
Sri Lanka Association of Geriatric Medicine
Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine
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.
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.