COVID-19 RESOURCES
 
Information, Recommendations & Guidance 

These Covid-19 resources are provided solely for general informational purposes. They are not intended to serve as medical advice/guidance or as a substitute for qualified medical care. Refer to our Disclaimer Policy for more information.

For COVID-19 emergencies, call 911 or your healthcare provider!

NH HELP LINE

Call 2-1-1

(866) 444-4211

https://www.nh.gov/covid19/

MA HELP LINE

Call 2-1-1

(888) 215-4920

https://www.mass.gov/ 

ME HELP LINE

Call 2-1-1

(877) 463-6207

https://www.maine.gov/covid19/

Center For Disease Control (CDC)

General Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

What's New: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/whats-new-all.html

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)

https://www.idsociety.org/public-health/COVID-19-Resource-Center/

 

American Society on Aging (ASA)

https://www.asaging.org/blog/cdc-covid-19-coronavirus-resources

 

National Council On Aging (NCOA)

https://www.ncoa.org/ncoa_acf/covid-19-resources-for-older-adults/

 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus

 

National Institute On Aging (NIA)

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/government-covid-19-resources-older-adults

 

State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

https://www.nh.gov/covid19/resources-guidance/residents.htm

Commonwealth of MA, Department of Public Health (DPH)

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-public-health-guidance-and-directives

 
ENGAGEMENT RESOURCES
For Social Engagement & Staying Connected  

Are You Engaged?

(And, NO, they don't mean "engaged to be married"!)

https://www.cdc.gov/features/social-engagement-aging/index.html

Social Engagement

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/health-wellness/social-well-being

Health Benefits of Socializing

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-mild-cognitive-impairment/201606/the-health-benefits-socializing                                                                               

The Brain & Social Connectedness

https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/health/brain_health/2017/02/gcbh-social-engagement-report.pdf

Social Engagement For Seniors

https://www.aspiredlivingprospectheights.com/news/item/7-benefits-social-engagement-seniors

 

Guide to ZOOM

https://www.seniorsguide.com/technology/

a-step-by-step-guide-to-a-zoom-meeting/

Video Conferencing

https://www.crossroadshospice.com/hospice-palliative-care-

blog/2020/april/23/the-best-video-conferencing-platforms-for-seniors/

The Importance of Social/Emotional Support

https://www.senioroutlooktoday.com/importance-of-emotional-and-social-support-in-seniors/

Being Social Promotes Brain Health

https://homecareassistance.com/blog/science-social-engagement-healthy-aging

 

Surprising Secrets to Aging Well

http://blog.aginglifecare.org/blog/the-most-surprising-secret-to-aging-well-social-engagement/

 

Benefits of Social Activity For Seniors

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/top-10-benefits-of-social-activity-for-seniors/

 

Benefits of Social Interaction

https://www.actsretirement.org/latest-retirement-news/blog/2017/12/12/the-importance-of-socializing-for-seniors/

 

Social Engagement

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/health-wellness/social-well-being

Meet Other Seniors

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/7-things-seniors-can-meet-seniors/

Benefits of Social Engagement 

https://lionsgateccrc.org/the-benefits-of-social-engagement-for-seniors/

 

Social Engagement

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/health-wellness/social-well-being

 
EMPOWERMENT RESOURCES
For Healthy Aging & Resilience

National Council On Aging

https://www.ncoa.org/public-policy-action/older-americans-act/

https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/

 

AARP

https://www.aarp.org/

https://www.patientslikeme.com/join/aarp

Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov/

 

International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)

https://www.icaa.cc/activeagingandwellness.htm

Programs of All-Inclusive Care (PACE)

https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/get-help-paying-costs/pace

National Library Service (NLS)

https://www.loc.gov/nls/resources/general-resources-on-disabilities/resources-senior-citizens-families/

 

Self-Empowered Aging (ASA)

https://www.asaging.org/blog/self-empowered-aging

Healthy Aging: NCOA

https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/

Empowering Seniors (PBS)

https://www.pbs.org/show/empowering-seniors/

 

Self Empowered for Aging

https://www.asaging.org/blog/self-empowered-aging

MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs 

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/executive-office-of-elder-affairs

 

MA Council on Aging (COA)

https://mcoaonline.com/elder-networks/eoea/

MA Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

https://www.esmv.org/

NH Department on Aging and Elder Services

https://www.caregiverlist.com/New-Hampshire/departmenton

aging.aspx

 

NH Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services (BEAS)

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/

 

Stay Healthy At Home

https://www.ompractice.com/omvibrant

 

Healthy Aging in Place 

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/articles/aging-in-place

Wellness For All Ages

https://www.cubii.com/

 

Aging Gracefully

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/articles/aging-gracefully

Lessons From the "Blue Zones"

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/health-wellness/blue-zones

 

Staying Healthy

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/eight-tips-staying

-healthy-growing-older/

Memory Help

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/health-wellness/memory-help

Saving Money

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/9-ways-seniors-can-save-

money/

 

Discounts Seniors May Not Know About

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/15-discounts-seniors-didnt

-know-they-could-get/

Preventing Scams

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/scams-seniors-common-protect/

 
ENRICHMENT RESOURCES
For Mind, Body, Spirit & Soul

Secrets To Living a Long & Happy Life

https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/secrets-of-healthy-aging/

 

Life Enrichment Programs For Quality of Life

https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/blog/january-2018/how-life-

enrichment-programs-improve-quality-of-life-for-seniors.aspx

 

Senior Planet

https://seniorplanet.org/

                            

Senior Lifestyle

https://www.seniorlifestyle.com/about/senior-lifestyle-activities/

 

AARP, Learning Online/Technology 

https://www.aarp.org/personal-growth/life-long-learning/info-01-2010/learn_anything_online_for_free.html

https://www.aarp.org/research/topics/technology/info-2019/2020-technology-trends-older-americans.html

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2019/cool-new-gadgets.html

 

Computer Help

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/computer-help-for-seniors/

 

​Teeniors

https://www.teeniors.com/

 

GetSetUp

https://www.getsetup.io/

Benefiting From Technology

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/seniors-benefit-cutting-edge-technology/

College Courses For Seniors

https://www.easyclimber.com/blog/free-college-courses-seniors/

Take Courses

https://www.edx.org/

Learn a Language

https://www.duolingo.com/courses

 

Beginner Online Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7AYKMP6rOE

Generation of Harmony

https://www.kerrilake.com/

Free Online Learning

https://www.aarp.org/personal-growth/life-long-learning/info-01-2011/free_online_learning.html

Senior Learning Network

https://www.seniorlearningnetwork.com/free-programs/

 

Spirituality and Aging

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/articles/spirituality

How Faith Serves Seniors

https://www.faithlafayette.org/all/faith-for-me/Seniors

Here on Earth Worship Band

https://www.hereonearthworship.com/

Aging and Faith

https://www.asaging.org/blog/aging-and-faith

Seniors and Spirituality

https://eldercarealliance.org/blog/seniors-and-spirituality-health-benefits-of-faith/

ENJOYMENT RESOURCES
 
For Fun, Relaxation & Leisure

Guide For Seniors

https://guideforseniors.com/blog/senior-online-games/

 

110 Ideas for Activity

https://www.vivehealth.com/blogs/resources/activities-elderly-seniors

AARP, Video Games For Older Adults

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2019/report-video-games.html

Games and Fun For Seniors

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/articles/games-for-seniors

 

50 Amazing Craft Ideas

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/388365167843701460/

 

Crafts For Seniors

https://www.greatseniorliving.com/articles/crafts-for-seniors

Art Therapy

https://intuitivecreativity.typepad.com/expressiveartinspirations/100-art-therapy-exercises.html

Therapeutic Arts and Crafts

https://www.cmsschicago.org/news-blog/fun-and-therapeutic-arts-and-crafts-projects-for-older-adults/

 

Painting Online For Beginners

https://www.mavenart.com/blog/30-best-painting-tutorials/

 

The Spruce Crafts, On-Line Painting Classes

https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/best-online-painting-classes-4846280

 

Online Knitting For Beginners

https://sixtyandme.com/3-amazing-online-knitting-courses-for-complete-beginners/

Boston Symphony Orchestra/Boston Pops

https://www.bso.org/brands/bso/media/concert-broadcast-streams.aspx

Big Band Music, YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2S1I_ien6A&list=PL9FE671118F78E7A6

 

Sparrow Live, Classical Performances

https://www.sparrowlive.com/

Music of All Genres/Styles, YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/

Kevin Driscoll, Singing Telegrams

https://www.driscollproductions.com/index.html

Tiffany MacNeil, Singer/Songwriter

https://tiffanymacneil.com/

Rose Whitcomb, Yellow Rose Music

https://www.yellowrosemusic.org/

Boston Museum of Science 

https://www.mos.org/explore/mos-at-home

Virtual Museum Tours

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

 

New England Aquarium

https://www.neaq.org/

Virtual Zoos & Aquariums

https://medium.com/@wren/virtual-zoos-and-aquariums-197d7ac336b6

 

Animal Live Cams

 https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/zoos-aquariums/virtual-zoo-live-animal-cams

 

Visit The San Diego Zoo

https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/grownups

Virtual Entertainment & Tours

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

Visit the Louvre in Paris!

https://www.youvisit.com/tour/louvremuseum

Visit the Vatican & the Sistine Chapel!

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/a31926083/virtual-tour-vatican-sistine-chapel/

Field Trips From Home!

https://www.today.com/parents/try-these-virtual-field-trips-educational-fun-home-t176105

Safari From Home

https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/safaris/best-virtual-safari-videos

Museums and History Tours From Home

https://www.history.com/news/10-best-virtual-museums-tours-history-from-home

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

 

Learn More About History

https://www.history.com/topics

 

NH Historical Society

https://www.nhhistory.org/

MA Historical Society

https://www.masshist.org/

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