ZOOM video chats have become the new “party line” in the era of COVID-19 social distancing.
(photo credit, Mashable)
Face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer, the things we take for granted in non-pandemic times mean so much now when the community steps forward to make sure we have them at Elders’ Helpers. Although we felt we were fully prepared with protective gear, we had no idea how many gloves, masks and hand sanitizer we […]
“The crisis has put a new lens on caregiving –– both the family members and the (professional) direct care workers –– and is showing us how invaluable their work is to our collective well-being.” Janet Kim, “Caring Across Generations,” as quoted by writer Sherri Snelling in Forbes. Editor’s note: This photo, taken before the need […]
I have found Pickleball to be an ideal game that provides recreation, exercise and the added benefit of meeting new friends in a sport known for socializing and fun. We have lots of laughs playing Pickleball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. On a court about half the size of a […]
Marie, 92, Says the PERS “Safety Button” is like an “Insurance Policy” that Helps her Live Safely at Home
Now recovered from fractures in both hips, Marie, 92, lives at home, knowing that help is in reach at the touch of her Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) “safety button.” Marie calls the “safety button” her “insurance policy.”“If I don’t need it, it’s fine, but as long as it’s there, it makes me feel safer.” Barb, Marie’s […]