Social Distancing Tips and Resources

Online Resources Launched to Support Caregivers and Seniors during Social Distancing Efforts

Keeping your Distance to Stay Safe

Maintaining Social Connections During Social Distancing

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Five Tips to Make the Most of Video Chats

Utilize social media to connect and share with others:

Take advantage of virtual supports such as webinars, message boards, tele-events, etc. from the following organizations.

  • Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900) They also offer a variety of online and virtual supports.
  • ALZConnected is a free, online community for anyone affected by Alzheimer’s or other dementia such as message boards and a Caregivers Forum.
  • Caregiver Teleconnection offers weekly live call-in events as well as archived programs all relating to caring for someone who is older or disabled.

In the absence of gathering with family and friends in person, consider connecting via conference call or video conferencing. Here are a few platforms that allow multiple people to talk or video-chat: