Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 at 10am EST
Social isolation can impact all segment of the society but has a greater impact on our senior populations. Many of them live alone and during this time of uncertainty may be experiencing their stress and anxiety. In addition, the constant information received on different media channels enhances the stress levels. Thus, it is vital for them to keep connected while ensuring there is social distancing and helping them manage their stress.
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 at 10am EST
Many seniors are adapting technology to stay connected with their loved ones. Some of them do not have the knowledge or training on how to navigate the data that they are receiving. It is important to train them on various phishing emails, text message and phone calls they might receive and fall pry to extortion.