There is not one person on the planet who hasn’t been affected by the Coronavirus. The virus started spreading in 2019 and continued to affect people globally throughout the year 2020. Traveling was halted, lockdowns prevailed, and the economy was disrupted as the world faced an unprecedented situation throughout the globe. Not only has the […]
With the pandemic set to continue for the foreseeable future and essential measures such as face masks and social distancing becoming a part of normal life, it’s made everyday activities more complicated for all of us. But for one group in particular the COVID19 prevention measures have caused even more disruption: those affected with hearing […]
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For seniors looking into housing options and nursing homes, some of the most commonly asked questions center around quality of life. Is the staff courteous and friendly? Is it kept clean and is the food good? And of course — can you have visitors anytime? The very nature of nursing homes is people interacting with […]
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The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching for the millions of families with aging loved ones, leaving many adult children anxious about more than their parents’ immediate health. More than 77 million baby boomers turn 65 years old –a rate of 10,000 per day –with the Census predicting that seniors will outnumber children by 2035. […]
With independent, assisted, and memory care communities continuing policies of highly-structured, and minimal, to no-visitor policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families weigh the decision whether to bring mom or dad temporarily home or accept their isolation from loved ones. Both scenarios include unique challenges. Companion care – as an adjunct resource –can help ease anxiety […]