What are you doing to stay mentally and emotionally healthy today? When the world outside you seems out of control, what helps you cope? If you’re still trying to figure this out, join me in brainstorming some solutions.
This morning my state’s stay at home order goes into effect. But also, this morning I hear the birds chirping and the sun shining. Both things are true in my life today. I choose to focus on the birds and other signs of spring occurring naturally in my world.
Social distancing may separate us physically, but it doesn’t keep us from making life sustaining connections. During this time of national and global upheaval and fear it’s important to seek connection with community whatever that means to you.
The nursing facility caring for your loved one just called to tell you that visitors aren’t allowed at this time. You’ve heard on the news that long term care facilities in your area are taking this precaution but you didn’t expect to receive “the call.” You wonder what is happening with your loved one and what you should do at this time.
When your loved one resides in a nursing facility, working positively together with their healthcare team improves your loved one’s health and well-being.