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The distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine is undoubtedly exciting, but like many, you could also have a bit of confusion. Exactly which vaccines have been approved? How do you qualify and sign-up? Does it cost money? What should you expect after? In this article, we’ll take a look at the commonly asked questions older adults and their family caregivers might have and point you to trusted resources.
Aging is obviously something that everyone will experience. We all eventually will age and everyone ages a little differently, meaning the supports and resources someone might require while getting older could take on a variety of different forms.
By now, you are likely tired of being home. We’ve had an unprecedented year with the COVID-19 pandemic that has left us all spending more time at home than we ever have before. Add in the winter weather we’re now experiencing, forcing us inside for long stretches of time, and we’re probably all feeling a little stir-crazy and drained. So what can we do to make this unique winter a little more bearable? Here are a few tips:
My West Michigan Interview: Making the Most of an Unprecedented Holiday Season
We joined My West Michigan this month to discuss how older adults and caregivers can find joy in the holiday season and the resources that are currently available to help them stay safe. You can catch the interview via the link below to learn more.
My West Michigan Interview: Becoming a Dementia Friend
Have you heard of Dementia Friends? It is a program designed to help you understand how to better communicate and support those with dementia. This is especially important during COVID-19 as many with dementia have likely had the daily routines that they rely on disrupted. Give our interview with My West Michigan a watch below to learn more: