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5 Ways to Reduce Risk of Senior Illness


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Apart from keeping abreast of health guidelines from the local government / PHAC, consider the 5 ways family caregivers can help their senior loved ones prepare and reduce the risk of illness in the wake of COVID-19: 
  1. Ensure a senior has everything he or she needs to be home for a while, if necessary, such as food, water and medications.
  2. Consider online grocery and other shopping, and home deliveries if supplies run short.
  3. Encourage a senior to avoid unnecessary risks, such as crowded areas, and practice social distancing. Many doctor’s offices and insurance carriers have remote or telehealth options for obtaining medical advice without the need to leave home.
  4. Make older adults aware of the PHAC’s signs of the virus including fever, cough and shortness of breath. Seek medical attention if their symptoms worsen.
  5. Make sure a family member or friend is checking on a loved one who may be isolated. Stay in touch by phone if you can’t be there in-person.
Remember, if you or a senior loved one is feeling anxious as the world deals with these unprecedented issues, many are available to help support you and your families. Our team of experts is available to help and support.
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