Older Adults and COVID-19 Resources

Older adults have been hit the hardest by COVID-19. Understanding the needs of this population during the pandemic is crucial to their care. Review our educational resources below to learn more. 

COVID-19 Vaccines: Facts and Misconceptions (Video): HIGN's Executive Director Dr. Tara Cortes hosts Dr. Sarah D. Berry, Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn, and Dr. Michi Yukawa to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine facts and misconceptions.

COVID-19: Care of the Older Adults (Video): HIGN’s Executive Director Tara Cortes interviews NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing’s Clinical Associate Professor Donna McCabe on COVID-19 and the care of older adults.

COVID-19: In-Patient Care (Video): HIGN’s Executive Director Tara Cortes interviews NYU Langone Medical Center Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Danielle Fox on in-patient care for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccines Q & A: Written by Tara Cortes | January 12, 2021

Understanding the Different COVID Vaccines: Written by Tara Cortes | February 9, 2021

COVID-19, Mental Health, and Older Adults: Written by Michelle Knapp, DSN, MSN, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing | October 13, 2020

Technology Training from a Distance: Lessons in Working with Older Adults: Written by Melissa Sakow, Director of Communications, OATS | August 11, 2020

Centers Without Walls: Innovative Strategies to Engage Vulnerable Older Adults during Covid-19: Written by Tina Sadarangani, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, Assistant Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing | July 14, 2020

Celebrating Nursing and Aging During a Pandemic: Written by Tara A. Cortes | May 12, 2020

Honoring the Heroes of COVID-19: Written by Tara A. Cortes | April 7, 2020