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Caregiver Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“There’s the anxiety of caregiving for their loved one. But there’s also their own anxiety around falling into the high-risk category for catching COVID-19 themselves.”

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Helping High School Students Cope With Loss

High school students, especially seniors, are likely going to experience similar feelings of loss as they miss out on prom, graduation, year-end parties, award ceremonies, senior plays, spring sports competitions and state meets.

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The One Essential Thing

One thing is needful. One thing is essential. Listening to the words of Jesus. Lutheran Family Service offers His words in the words we share, words of a living Savior, words of His peace and His presences and His promises. No matter what the circumstances, Jesus gives the essential message, the “good portion, which will not be taken away from [us].”

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The Spouse of an Essential Worker

As spouses of an essential worker, we may still worry, and that is okay. Keep praying. Keep helping. Keep reading your Bibles. This is just a point in time, and it will pass.

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See Something Say Something

What we are facing in these days of COVID-19 pandemic requires the same vigilance when it comes to our relationships with other people. Social distancing may make it more difficult, but at the same time, more demanding that we are aware of other people in our lives and how the stress of the situation is affecting them.

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Taking a Military Approach to COVID-19

 Since we have dealt with this for some time, we also have some helpful approaches for those living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Six Ways to Cope Using a Military Approach

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6 Fun Activities for Toddlers in Quarantine

Lots of people are stuck at home these days due to COVID-19, and if you have a toddler, like me, you might be going a little bit crazy. The parks are closed. The zoo is closed. The children’s museum is closed. What are you to do with a rambunctious, stir-crazy toddler?

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Affirming the Value of Life in the COVID-19 Crisis

Even though this virus has slowed efforts to legalize doctor assisted suicide and euthanasia, we need to be vigilant in speaking up and defending all life from fertilization to natural death, and in all stages, ages and conditions.

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Take a Deep Breath

Take a deep breath. We may need to speak it to ourselves because of growing concerns about our health and the health and safety of our loved ones.

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Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of Elderly

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean isolation or loneliness. We need to keep older adults safe, but also keep in mind that social isolation can have a negative impact on older people’s immunity and mental health…

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