The natural effects of aging can sometimes make independent living harder for seniors than it used to be. However, here's why independence is powerful.
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.
Millions of normally active elderly adults are now being asked to shelter-in-place and self-isolate so that they won’t be exposed to coronavirus. For family members who are looking out for them, finding some creative activities that they can do is a priority. If you’re currently caring for a self-isolating senior, here are 5 fun activities that you both will enjoy long after things return to normal.