Pandemic Response

Lessons Learned: Area Agency on Aging Network COVID-19 Response: Throughout the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Virginia’s 25 area agencies on aging (AAAs) are supporting, assisting, and engaging with the Commonwealth’s older adults as they stay at home. A promising practices series was developed by DARS Division for Community Living through interviews, conversations, and four statewide surveys. We hope this sharing of ideas and innovation from local communities will inspire new partnerships and creative solutions as we highlight creative and promising social connectedness practices in three volumes below.

COVID-19 Local Grantees: Maintaining Community-Based Living in a Time of Uncertainty
This report shares the accomplishments of seven local organizations, the community needs identified through their work, and stories of Virginians assisted through these efforts.