Maintaining an independent senior’s quality of life under these unusual circumstances takes additional planning and preparation. If you’re currently caring for an elderly loved one, here are some practical ways to provide them with the nurturing they deserve.
Many seniors haven’t been able to get out and exercise like they should during the past few months. If you’re currently looking after an elderly loved one who’s spending more time at home right now here are several low-impact exercises that will help them stay fit.
At some point stress, worry and anxiety can keep a caregiver from providing their loved one with the assistance they need. Thankfully, there are several good ways to manage caregiver anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis, starting with these.
The new language of coronavirus has also created areas of confusion that can lead to negative outcomes. One of these is assuming “social distancing” is synonymous to “social isolating.” Here are ways people can help seniors social distance without social isolating.
COVID-19 has brought cabin fever into the mainstream. Even inhabitants of temperate regions must now contend with home confinement and social isolation. But unlike their northern compatriots, they’re less likely to have existing coping mechanisms. Therein lies the problem. Here are ways everybody can handle anxiety and feelings of negativity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many Americans now fall into the “sandwich generation,” which is categorized as adults who care for both children and aging parents. And while the term has been around for several years, folks within this group are facing unprecedented challenges in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.