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Practical tips for caregivers facing a pandemic | Prime Living

 

Last updated 7/22/2020 at 2:29pm

Despite some optimists' wishful thinking, health experts warn the COVID-19 pandemic isn't going away soon. Caregivers can help isolated seniors cope better and combat boredom to minimize social isolation.

Whether your role as a caregiver has you looking out for an elderly relative, children or both, chances are good that you've worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to affect your ability to provide necessary care.

Following the most up-to-date guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the first step for caregivers who are looking after loved ones. As caregivers continue to adjust during the pandemic, keep these considerations in mind:

• Contact health care providers to obtain extra necessary medications and stock up on over-the-counter drugs.

• Mo...



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