ACC Geriatric Council Member Provides Tips For Older Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

ACC Geriatric Cardiology Council Member Ashok Krishnaswami, MD, MAS, FACC, provides tips for older adults and/or their caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. His tips include: 1) ensure you are or you have a strong advocate on your behalf; 2) if you are admitted to the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, be sure to determine a method of communication with your family or caregivers ahead of time; and 3) make sure to stay connected with your care team during and after the pandemic – whether through phone calls, video visits or email. Watch the video here. For more resources, visit ACC's COVID-19 Hub.