Human beings are social creatures that need to socialize for the sake of their mental health and wellbeing. But even under normal circumstances, many aging in place seniors don’t socialize enough due to financial hardships, transportation challenges or poor mobility. A lifestyle-altering event like the COVID-19 pandemic creates unique social challenges because of travel bans, stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Fortunately, as an informal caregiver there are several ways to keep your senior socially engaged, starting with these.  

Social Isolation Causes these Problems

Even without COVID-19 travel restrictions, millions of elderly Americans battle loneliness and social isolation every day. Think Health Magazine