Caring For Your Loved Ones From A Distance
When you can’t visit your loved one face-to-face, it is important to stay in touch from a distance. Relationships keep everyone living a healthier and fuller life, and sometimes we have to think of creative ways to maintain and foster these relationships. If you are caring for your loved ones from a distance, we encourage you to consider the following ideas:
Pick Up The Phone
Whether you are chatting about your day with the kids while working from home or wishing your loved one a great day, it is important to check in with them regularly. Help them exercise their mind while you engage in conversations with them. Tell stories or a joke, play games, or discuss a book you just read or a movie you recently watched, share your favorite podcast and don’t forget to remind them how much you love them.
When we are forced to remain home, technology can provide us a means to communicate via FaceTime, Skype, and Zoom. Interaction and engagement while we are social distancing is important, so we maintain a sense of connectedness with our loved ones. Maybe you could even conference in a few family members on the call to help brighten your loved one’s day.
Send Cards & Letters
A handwritten note, card or letter never goes out of style. Mailing them a sweet surprise will remind them that you care and you are thinking of them daily. Maybe include a photo to jog their memory.
In an effort to decrease the spread of the virus, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven our entire community to practice social distancing. CARE has taken steps to help protect our residents and our team members by limiting activities happening at the facility and restricting all non-essential employees and visitors. Although these changes have challenged us, our number one priority is keeping everyone safe.
We are thankful for our dedicated CARE attendants who continue to care for all of our clients during this difficult time. If you have any questions about your loved one or the precautions our team is taking at this time, please visit Our Contact Page for each of our location’s contact information.
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