Why some older Americans are ignoring distancing guidelines and how to help

To read about why some are ignoring distancing guidelines, click on the following link:  https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/06/us/older-people-coronavirus-invincible-high-risk-wellness-trnd/index.html

For ideas on how to help older adults deal with loneliness while distancing, click on the following link:  https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/26/opinions/coronavirus-loneliness-epidemic-seniors-newton-small/index.html

Look for these articles in the April edition

A central hub to connect with grandparents while elders and families are staying home

Grandy is a web service that helps grandparents and grandchildren connect online and provides activities for them to engage in together.  You can get one month for free–after that it is $9.99 a month or $49.99 a year.  There were no ratings or reviews for this service at the time of this posting, so use your own judgment.  A plus of this service is that, for every membership purchased, Grandy connects a youth with a solo elder.  To visit the site, click on the following link: https://www.grandy.com/   For information about Grandy’s One for One program, which connects a youth with a solo elder, click on this link:  https://www.grandy.com/oneforone