COVID-19 stories

HelpAge is working with older people and network members around the world to respond to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic. Read the stories below to learn about their experiences and how they are responding to the spread of the virus.

Stories of older people impacted by COVID-19

Volunteer visits are a lifeline for Klavdiya during COVID-19 isolation.

Supin relies on television and radio to learn about the virus

Abu sits as he describes his experience. He is wearing a white cap and a brown gown.

COVID-19 outreach helped protect Saeed and his family.

Mario is enjoying more time with his family - but worries about income.

Ritu is Mission Head of Healthcare at HelpAge India.

Paulette is advocating for the rights of older people.

Olga thinks rumors about COVID-19 are spreading like a virus.

Omar's family was displaced after the Syria conflict.

Nidaa fears the impact of COVID-19 on her health.

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