COVID-19 Mental Health Monday!

COVID-19 Mental Health Monday!

Who would have thought that 2020 would be this intense! There was no way of anyone predicting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community. The economy is down, tensions are soaring, and seniors are more vulnerable than ever. Due to the severe risk of medical complications, seniors have been isolated from the world for months now! Now, more than ever, older adults are suffering from: Social isolation Financial challenges Illness Grief Loss This new layer of behavioral health challenges has grossly impacted our older adult community. It has acutely increased the risk of depression, anxiety, and even death. You may be wondering, "Okay, this is all true, but what can I do about it?" Seniors, the key is to be kind to your mind. Your mind is always supporting you, so take some time and support it by prioritizing your mental health. Here are a few tips to get you started: Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to the news. ...
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