Healthy Choices - Healthy Lifestyle
COVID-19 has brought many issues to the forefront. Social justice issues, access to medical care, rural health inequities, and many more. . The impact of social isolation during the lockdown created was very challenging for one group in particular. Even in the best of times it is apparent our aging population is facing hardship. With the added challenge of protecting our older adults from a pandemic, outreach for older adults reached a near standstill. The QuitDoc Foundation has long been supportive of normalizing positive social change for a happier and healthier community. Do you have the resources to equip older adults to age independently, longer and healthier?
Here are a few resources that you can use to assist older adults in your community feel more connected and cared for:
Video Chat Features like Skype, Facetime, Zoom, and many others.
Food Delivery Services like Instacart, Grubhub, and many others.
Smart Home Devices that can store medical information in case of emergency, like Alexa, Google Assist, and Siri.
These are just a few recommendation for connecting Seniors with resources to help them stay independent. You can find more recommendations here.