In his address to the United States, March 11, 2020, President Trump emphasized the importance of protecting older adults, who may be particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). In addition to recommendations from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and
World Health Organization (WHO), Home Instead Senior Care® Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate Lakelyn Hogan shares the following five practical ways family caregivers can help their loved ones prepare and reduce the risk of illness.5 Ways Family Caregivers Can Help Aging Loved Ones Prepare for and Reduce Risk of Coronavirus
“Offering support to older adults cannot only help protect them from the risks of illness, but also alleviate the anxiety they may be feeling during this unsettling time,” Hogan noted.