During this last year, I’ve been particularly concerned about older adults living alone. In the high-risk group, it has been especially difficult for elders to connect with their families, friends, or neighbors. Many of these adults have become increasingly isolated, and feeling lonely. This can be worsened by the loss of our usual holiday traditions as we try to stem the tide of COVID infections.
A majority of elders have been staying close to home and avoiding crowded places for months because they’re at higher risk of getting severely ill from COVID-19. The same behaviors that... Read More