Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Visiting Senior Relatives


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.