To assist with planning for COVID-19 we have analysed the following to identify numbers in at-risk cohorts based on extant international data for at-risk groups i.e. frailty, pre frailty; cardiovascular and chronic conditions; comorbidities; possible at- risk CVD and anti-inflammatory medications*; and living/household circumstances (social isolation) including grandparenting; community social care and health service utilisation.
The full report is available here.
To read more about our adults aged over 70, click here.
Read our "Stay Home, Stay Safe" community supports leaflet here.
Notice March 12th 2020: Suspension of Wave 6 Activities
On foot of the instruction from Government for closure of schools, universities and other public services to delay the spread of COVID-19, TILDA is suspending its activities related to data collection for Wave 6 of the study. The suspension of activities is currently in effect until April 19th. We will advise on when Wave 6 data collection is due to resume.