We are living in unprecedented times. We haven’t navigated anything quite like this in decades.
In any crisis, even if you aren’t feeling the pain as much as others, a feeling of helplessness can take over. We don’t know how long our lives will be topsy-turvy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but we do know we must carry on the best we can.
Many are out of work because of restaurant, bar and public facility closings put in place to flatten the spread of the coronavirus. Older residents are struggling to find basic-needs items due to panic-hoarding of products such as medicines and toilet paper. Those who remain at work have found themselves without day care options.
It’s important to have a plan of action to get you through each day, week or month moving forward until this crisis is resolved. Here are a few tips to try that will help you feel as though you are doing something.