Checking In With Seniors In Our Community
Nirmala Madaven, Coordinator, HomeAlone Check-In Volunteer Team, SS20 Central Zone
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The COVID-19 pandemic has sharpened the risk of isolation among senior citizens, especially those who are living alone. We look at an example of a community initiative to check-in with seniors living alone, and how it could help.
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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Dashran Yohan, Lim Sue Ann & Juliet Jacobs
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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases and Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Science, Personal Development, Medical Innovation and Technology, Social Issues
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, elderly people, senior citizens, checking on the elderly, home alone, COVID-19, physical distancing, community centers, local communities,