It’s thought that right now, around half of the world is operating in some form of lockdown. Some of us are being asked to stay at home completely, perhaps because we’ve experienced symptoms of COVID-19, or because we are in an at-risk group, and so more likely to become ill if we do contract the virus. The rest of us are being asked to spend as much time at home as possible, only going out for essentials like medicine and food. It’s essential. All of the science shows that effective social distancing is the best way to stop the spread of … [Read more...] about Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Staying At Home
The coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic is a worldwide disease that we are all dealing with. We hope these articles and information here will help you through these difficult times.
Social isolation is always a concern when it comes to senior citizens, but during a time of health crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, mandatory social isolation adds additional problems. While catching the virus can be harmful to an older adult’s physical health, social isolation and quarantine for those who need in-home senior care can be harmful to a senior’s mental health. These three tips can help you reach out to seniors while both they and you practice mandatory social isolation. Contact Socially Isolated Senior … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Staying in Touch with Senior Citizens During Mandatory Social Isolation
Lots of babies are born in the spring, which means there are a lot of kids out there wondering how they are going to have a fun birthday celebration when they cannot invite any friends over while we are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. Sky Zone wants to throw your child a virtual birthday party to mark his or her special day. Completely cost-free and stress-free experience for you, they will handle creating birthday invites and setting up virtual links for families to share. A Sky Zone Party Pro will lead the Guest of … [Read more...] about Quarantine Got You Feeling Down? Sky Zone Rescues Parents with FREE Virtual Birthday Parties!
The coronavirus has hit the US in ways no one ever imagined it would. Every day the number of infected and deceased victims multiplies. Hospitals are ill-prepared and ill-equipped, businesses everywhere have closed their doors and laid off thousands of employees in the process, most of the nation’s public and private schools have closed, and states across the country are ordering people to stay indoors. Psychologically, this is a lot to deal with. Not to mention, too much time indoors can cause adverse physical and emotional problems. … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Sanity During a “Stay at Home” Order
As the COVID-19 pandemic has caused thousands of schools to close for the remainder of the school year - parents, teachers, and students alike are left wondering how they are going to manage. Classkick, a leading virtual learning app that shows teachers in real-time exactly what students are thinking and learning, announced March 23rd that they are immediately offering Classkick Pro School Membership for FREE to COVID-19 affected schools (a $1,499 value) due to the widespread U.S. school closures. How do Teachers Continue to Teach … [Read more...] about Classkick Announces FREE Real-Time Virtual Home School Learning App for COVID-19 Affected Schools Throughout the U.S.
COVID-19 has been a whirlwind of a problem for the world in the last few months. From the time of the first case in Wuhan, we have experienced cases all over the world and as a result, we are all in lockdown awaiting further instructions. Unless you have a job that allows you to work from home, being in the house might become incredibly boring very fast. If you are struggling to know how to spend your time, you’ll know that any small form of exercise is one that is important. You need to exercise to stay healthy, but when all of the gyms … [Read more...] about Ways to Stay ACTIVE In Quarantine
There are so many companies that are laying people off right now. The number is set to go even higher over the next few months, so if you are facing unemployment or if you are concerned about your job being at risk then here are a few things that you can do to try and ease your anxiety. Validate the Fact that You’re Having a Hard Time You need to do everything you can to validate the fact that you are facing a difficult situation. You need to treat yourself with some level of kindness during this very difficult time and you also need to … [Read more...] about Facing Unemployment? Here are Some of the Steps you Can Take to Handle Anxiety
If you are aware that you might need to start self-isolating soon, or even concerned that where you live you are about to go into a full-on lockdown, then you need to make sure that you are going to be ready for that process. The fact that you might have to stay at home for many weeks or even a couple of months is probably quite daunting, but as long as you are fully prepared you should be able to do it right. It’s all about making sure that your home is in the right order first and foremost, and in this article, we are going to discuss how to … [Read more...] about Final Checks to Make in Your Home Before Self-Isolating