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Monitoring Your Loved Ones For COVID-19 Symptoms

 

It’s important to monitor your loved ones for COVID-19 symptoms, to ensure that you can respond in a timely manner should the need arise.

It might seem unnecessary if you and your loved ones are mostly staying at home, going out only for essential services, but those trips outside or contact with delivery persons does put us at risk.… Read the rest

COVID-19: Journey with the Arts & Dementia (JADe) goes Digital!

 

During this COVID-19 pandemic, are your loved ones with dementia getting restless from #StayHome exercises, word search, and sudoku puzzles at home?

 

Instead of constantly finding activities to keep your hands and minds busy, why not take some time out for some casual conversation, engaging in some simple reminiscence therapy as you walk down the roads of nostalgia to revisit things that might have been a big part of your loved one’s childhood or early life?… Read the rest

COVID-19: Convincing Seniors To Stay Home

 

Explaining the enhanced safe distancing measures that are mandated by the government can be difficult for seniors who are used to daily trips out of the house, especially if they don’t understand why these measures are in place.

With the circuit breaker in place, it can be hard to explain to your loved ones why they can’t go out when it isn’t essential, especially if the daily trips are part of their regular routine.… Read the rest