Morning Consult: For many older adults, COVID-19 is a financial crisis as well as a health crisis

By Dan Klein, PAN President and CEO and James Firman, EdD, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging

Although we don’t know everything about the novel coronavirus, one thing is abundantly clear: COVID-19 has a disproportionate impact on older adults.

As we try to protect the health of older Americans during this unprecedented crisis, we must also remember that COVID-19 poses more than just a medical threat. The PAN Foundation’s President and CEO Dan Klein co-wrote an opinion piece with the National Council of Aging CEO James Firman that recently appeared in Morning Consult to discuss how COVID-19 presents enormous challenges for older Americans.

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