Some of our clinicians have noticed an increase in older clients reaching out for mental health services as they deal with anxiety and depression related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has been tough on everyone. For seniors who are considered high-risk, it may mean they’ve been isolated from family, friends and normal social interactions while they are dealing with increase anxiety about their physical health.
Seniorwellness.info compiled a list of resources that our clinicians providing mental health services have found helpful for their clients. Check them out here!
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Indoor Activities for Seniors in Isolation
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Helping Seniors Stay Engaged During COVID-19
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Grief and COVID-19: Mourning our bygone lives
Effective Stress Management Activities for Seniors