Engagement is vital to well-being! In the midst of the many precautions and isolation happening in the world today, don’t let those things prevent you from supporting an older adult in your life. Here are some ideas to help you stay connected in unique and creative ways:
Conduct social visits by phone. Prepare an interesting, thought provoking story to share. Discuss your favorite recipe. Offer a fun fact. If appropriate, acknowledge the stress of the current crisis, but also be sure and discuss normalizing, uplifting topics. Send clients, caregivers and family members inspiring text messages with interesting information related to their area of interest. This might include pictures of animals, travel videos, music videos, etc.
These are just a few ideas to keep you connected! Please stay tuned for more joyful moments ideas!