How to Help Older Adults with COVID-19 Anxiety

The COVID-19 outbreak has made older adults the most vulnerable. Because their immune systems are weaker, older adults and people with chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, cancer, and hypertension, are the most compromised in the general population. According to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the main symptoms of COVID-19… Continue reading How to Help Older Adults with COVID-19 Anxiety

Social Distancing Depression? Overcoming the Coronavirus Blues

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing anxiety on a global level, but for many individuals, feelings of stress on an individual level can be even worse. That’s because following recommendations for social distancing to avoid the coronavirus can cause or aggravate stress, anxiety and potential depression. Humans are social creatures, so even the more antisocial… Continue reading Social Distancing Depression? Overcoming the Coronavirus Blues

Uplifting Podcasts to Enjoy During Coronavirus Isolation

Uplifting Podcasts to Enjoy During Coronavirus Isolation A few people might think that self-quarantining sounds like a good time to take a break. Most, though, will quickly discover that spending too much time alone (or stuck with the same people) leads to feelings of isolation and sadness. Don’t let the coronavirus get you down while… Continue reading Uplifting Podcasts to Enjoy During Coronavirus Isolation

Self-Care Tips for Coronavirus Anxiety

Being isolated at home does not mean roughing it or giving up on your well-being. Focusing on wellness and positive mental and physical health can be achieved through daily activities designed to keep your mind and body in the present. The concept of self-care has traditionally applied to beauty products, massages… heck, even a relaxing… Continue reading Self-Care Tips for Coronavirus Anxiety

Helping Our Children Cope With COVID-19 Anxiety

How can you help your children during this time? Since the COVID-19 outbreak has canceled most schools across the U.S., many parents and children are spending their springtime together at home. Children and teens may find it particularly difficult to understand the complexity of the situation, especially as the news changes by the day. This… Continue reading Helping Our Children Cope With COVID-19 Anxiety