YOUR HEALTH AND COVID-19
Adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. Severe illness from COVID-19 is defined as hospitalization, admission to the ICU, intubation or mechanical ventilation, or death.
Older Adults Can Learn How to Use Videoconferencing,
Telemedicine and Other Technology
The STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
is providing new service to help cope with COVID-19 social distancing.
Older adults can now get help to learn how to navigate technology
such as videoconferencing and telemedicine that has become more necessary during
the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help them maintain their independence and quality of life. Here is a free resource that provides comprehensive information on topics like financial support and assisted living options that are available in your area. You can read more about our work here: