AARP Telephone Town Hall in Response to the Coronavirus Crisis




Full Event

Highlight Clips

Dr. Aronoff answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine safety.
Dr. Stewart answers questions about managing stress and anxiety about the virus.
Dr. Aronoff answers questions about prioritizing nursing home residents when the vaccine becomes available.


AARP National held this Access Live event to connect with members and provide information on the COVID-19 pandemic. This event featured: David M. Aronoff, MD, Professor and Addison B. Scoville Jr. Chair in Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and Altha Stewart, MD, Past President of the American Psychiatric Association. Topics of discussion included an update on the COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine safety and importance, the devastating impact of COVID-19 in nursing homes, and the effectiveness of masks.