Stay Safe During the Holidays and Help Family Members Feel Loved and Connected


Staying connected has been especially challenging this year with all of the social distancing, stay at home orders, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It’s already common for seniors to feel lonely and isolated in the pre COVID world, so during this season of life, it’s even more important to find ways to stay in touch with loved ones more frequently.

Senior Lifestyle shared a great article discussing the best social media, video platforms, and apps for seniors to stay virtually connected.

10 Tools to Use to Connect Through Technology: 

    1. Facebook
    2. Nextdoor
    3. Facetime
    4. Marco Polo
    5. Zoom
    6. Skype
    7. Google Hangouts
    8. Netflix Party
    9. Readeo
    10. Instagram

Just remember, getting familiar with new technology always has a learning curve and it may take a few days or weeks to get used to these options. If you get frustrated or confused, don’t be afraid to ask for help from a tech-savvy friend or relative.

Click here to read the full article.