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.
Technology has amazing potential to help our older generations. But what do millennials have to offer when it comes to teaching seniors about technology. Millennials love using, creating, and teaching others about the thing that has come to define our generation.