Have you heard of the “digital divide”? It’s a gap many older adults are crossing these days, as seven months of social distancing have lured them into video chatting, email and social media. Who is providing tech support for these new adopters of communications technology? In many cases, family members are stepping up. Here is an infographic blueprint to help them succeed.
When families live at a distance from senior loved ones, Right at Home professional in-home care can be another good resource for helping everyone keep in touch. With permission, the caregiver and agency can share information with family about how their loved one is doing, providing reassurance and letting them know if there’s something that needs to be attended to.