5 Tips to Help Seniors Cope With Being Quarantined
The Best of Times|April 2020
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5 Tips to Help Seniors Cope With Being Quarantined
The CDC recommends that high-risk individuals avoid crowds and social gatherings and that they should stay home as much as possible. While there is no question that this is of the utmost importance, when dealing with our senior population, there is so much more that must be taken into consideration.
By Melissa Negrin-Wiener

In the wake of COVID-19, we are seeing closures of senior centers as well as cancellations of social groups, book clubs, bingo games, etc.

In addition, it is recommended that seniors do not visit with family and friends as people could be infected with COVID-19 and not even know, while still spreading the virus to others. This has hit the elderly hard and exacerbated feelings of loneliness, detachment, sadness and depression.

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April 2020