As the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop, we all worry about how it is going to affect our own and our family’s health, work and finances. The evidence indicates that if older adults contract the virus they are at greater risk of having more severe outcomes from it. However, the large majority of older adults who contract this illness will recover.

This information sheet includes some useful tips to help older Australians keep stress and anxiety at bay during this challenging period.

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This resource was prepared by the APS Psychology and Ageing
Interest Group Committee.

The APS has a number of resources available to assist Australians in
managing their mental health during the coronavirus outbreak.
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