Statement in Support of COVID-19 Booster Shots for Older Adults and Those Who Care for Them

Due to concerns about the most recent COVID-19 variant, Omicron, and the ongoing proliferation of the Delta variant, our coalition of national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older people urges all fully vaccinated older adults, and the paid and unpaid people who care for them, to receive a booster shot of one of the three available COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. If older adults are not yet fully vaccinated, we urge them to protect themselves with COVID-19 vaccines.

Read more on LCAO supporting COVID-19 booster shots for older adults and those who care for them.

AARP Offers a Friendly Voice

Spread the Word: Friendly Calls Available

“We may be apart, but we don’t have to be alone.  Please let organizations in your network know about a new resource that could be a life line for constituents, clients or residents, feeling isolated and lonely at this very challenging time.  It’s a virtual call center launched by AARP for those in need of a kind voice and a friendly chat.

Requests for a “friendly call” can be made through an online request form or by calling toll-free 888-281-0145 (English) or 888-497-4108 (Spanish).  Additional resources and information for finding help – and giving it – during the coronavirus pandemic are available (in English and Spanish) at AARP Community Connections