An active lifestyle is very important for individuals of all ages and abilities. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us are forced to stay at home, which has disrupted our usual active routine, especially for older adults.
As we all know, people 65 and over, and those who have serious underlying medical conditions, are said to be at higher risk of getting COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Continue reading
The Coronavirus outbreak has made celebrating occasions and milestones really challenging for the past few months – from birthdays to Easter Sunday and in a few days, Mother’s Day.
Unlike before, this year’s list of ways to honor the mothers in our lives is quite limited. However, that should not stop you from commemorating this special occasion.
Fortunately, we’re living in a modern world and there are still numerous ways to make your mother, grandmother, wife, aunt, sister, friend, and other moms in your life, yourself included (if you are one) feel special this 10th of May. Continue reading
Elderly woman taking prescription.
We still have limited information (and LOTS of disinformation) on what the novel coronavirus is all about. But one thing’s for sure, based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults (aged 65 and up) and people who have serious underlying medical conditions, especially lung disease, heart disease, and diabetes have a higher risk of getting COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Given the threat that COVID-19 poses to our elders, it’s Continue reading
As more and more individuals seek treatment for symptoms of COVID-19, reports also show that there is a significant increase in the number of people reaching out for help, as the stress from this time of crisis and self-isolation is already taking its toll on their mental health.
In an article on Forbes, Rhiana Holmes, a trauma therapist, said that “depression and Continue reading
According to CDC, adults, 65 and older, are at higher risk for severe illnesses, such as COVID-19. As the fatality rates caused by the Coronavirus continue to soar higher, more and more seniors are now being forced to stay home and be physically disconnected from their loved ones.
For some, life was already lonely and boring pre-COVID-19, but back then, family and friends can visit, traveling to other parts of the world allowed and going out for shopping was easy. Now, it’s Continue reading