Below are additional resources and tools for older adults to use during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Online Grocery & Supply Ordering
Grocery & Supply Delivery Services
Mental Health Resources
Check-in Service for Ohio Seniors
Most major grocers and retailers offer online grocery and supply ordering, either for pickup or delivery. Please note, these services are very busy and it may take several days to schedule delivery or pickup. We recommend planning ahead as much as possible.
Written instructions for using Kroger Click List
Online Ordering for Other Retailers
Instacart (grocery delivery serving a variety of stores)
COA’s general instructions for online ordering and order pickup
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Resources
- Coronavirus Information
- Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services COVID CareLine – 1-800-720-9616. After 8 p.m., calls will be forwarded to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
- Ohio Crisis Text Line – Text keyword “4HOPE” to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress
Tips for managing stress and anxietyWe are all dealing with an overload of bad news – or direct effects of the pandemic – right now. Check out these articles if you are struggling with stress and anxiety.
- Health In Aging Foundation: Coping with COVID-19 – managing stress and anxiety
- Maple Knoll Village: 5 tips for calming and managing Coronavirus-related stress and anxiety
- CDC: stress and coping
- Harvard Medical School: Coping with Coronavirus anxiety
The Ohio Department of Aging offers a free, daily phone check-in for Ohioans 60 and older through its Staying Connected program.
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