So here we are in the middle of December 2020, nine months into the pandemic, with the United States still awash in CoVid-19. Those who care for others continue to stay home, social distance when not at home, plan trips outside the home carefully, wear masks, and probably pine away for the “olden days” when … Continue reading
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Caregiving in the Time of CoVid-19, #26: Connecting with Grandchildren!?
One of the joys of aging is the privilege of grandparenting. If one takes seriously the fundamental precept that engaging in healthy activities helps one age well, the opportunity to support children and grandchildren is right up there on the keeping-healthy scale. At first, way back last March, it did not seem like isolation would … Continue reading
Coronavirus Deaths – September 1, 2020
On the first of each month I am posting the number of deaths in my country, the United States. I hope my fellow bloggers will stongly consider taking this step so we do not forget the people lossed in this pandemic. 180,000 — people — dead from CoVid-10
Caregiving in the Time of CoVid-19, #24: What 100,000 Deaths Look Like
Sometime during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend or immediately thereafter, the United States will reach a sorrowful milestone — 100,000 CoVid-19 deaths. The May 24, 2020, New York Times paper edition featured name ofter name of the dead, an image covering the entire front page. No headlines, no boxes, no articles, just names. The illustration … Continue reading