Caregivers use Meema Stories to help create authentic and meaningful connections with a spouse, parent, client or resident. This segment reminds us who caregivers are, why these connections are an essential part of care, and why they can be challenging for caregivers.
Caring for older adults, whether they are a spouse, a parent, a client or a resident, has always been hard. But now with Covid and concerns over spread of infection, face-to-face interaction has become a risky proposition and the danger of social isolation and loneliness has become even more serious. The phone is a precious tool in times like these.
But is that enough? Day after day? For years? What's a caregiver to do to change it up?