Unfortunately for many seniors, social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic have made spending time with grandchildren difficult. Here are several creative ways to keep them connected with their grandchildren without placing anyone’s health at risk.
Although stay-at-home orders and social distancing have helped flatten the COVID-19 curve, they’ve caused millions of older Americans to rethink their lifestyles. In fact, many aging in place seniors who are used to being active and socially engaged are now dealing with social isolation and loneliness- neither of which are good for their health and wellbeing. If you’ve got an elderly relative who’s sheltering in place weighing the risks and benefits of visiting them can be hard. Here’s how to make the right decision.
Fortunately, many informal caregivers are finding some much-needed relief during the COVID-19 crisis thanks to modern technology. What follows are some of the ways they are doing so.