Lance Robertson: Helping Older Americans During COVID-19


The COVID-19 pandemic is particularly difficult for older Americans and those with disabilities. Resources are available, though, to help people through this difficult time. As part of our ongoing coverage of COVID-19, with our friends at Florida Blue Medicare, Growing Bolder checks in with Lance Robertson, the U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging and the Administrator of the Administration for Community Living. Robertson discusses what ACL is doing to help older adults and people with disabilities during the pandemic, share some insights on meal assistance, social isolation and scams.

Below are the resource mentioned during the interview:


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