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.
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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
Loneliness isn’t something that only affect older adults. With new technology and people living further apart, it can be easy to feel lonely. But it’s something to keep an eye on because one in three older adults reports feeling lonely, which can lead to a lot of issues including increased risks of heart attacks, depression, … Continued
Traveling is often an amazing experience that can broaden you as a person or just provide some much-needed rest and relaxation. But what can you do when you want to travel but are a full or part time caregiver? Don’t give up on travel, instead use these tips to travel smarter: Think ahead Are you … Continued