“Survey shows staying socially connected is a top need for aging adults during COVID-19” – National Council on Aging

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“Across the nation, community-based organizations that provide vital services to enable older adults to stay in their own homes are struggling to continue supporting their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In April and July 2020, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) surveyed 890+ organizations to understand this impact. As part of the nation’s aging network, these organizations provide services such as meals, senior centers, healthy aging programs, benefits enrollment, caregiver support, transportation, and more.”

In April of this year, the PA Council on Aging Released Findings from Survey of Older Adults During Pandemic.

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