Coronavirus and social distancing are hard on everyone, but can be especially difficult for older adults who find themselves isolated from their families and community. National Public Radio tackles this issue with a guide for supporting older adults during this pandemic. Click on the image below to be taken to the NPR website.
Did you know that only five states offer paid family leave? What does this mean for the roughly 1 in 6 caregivers that are still in the workforce? Oftentimes caregivers can feel like they’re between a rock and a hard place- they can either focus on being a good caregiver or a good employee, but not both at the same … Continued
Coronavirus has changed nearly every aspect of our lives. Despite the unique challenges of the past six months, senior centers in Washtenaw County continue to do their best to serve older adults in their community. Below is a guide to current services and offerings from local senior centers: Ann Arbor Senior Center (734-794-6000 x42591) Building Closed? Yes … Continued
What comes to mind when you hear the word older adult? Is it an active person playing basketball or teaching a grandchild how to ride a bike? Or is it someone with gray hair who sits on a couch with their caregiver? Do a quick web search for “older adult”- what do your results look like? Even though … Continued
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