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Eight Ways to keep Connected with a Loved One in a Senior Care Community

Eldercare

Posted on August 27, 2020
by Mollie Clark - Director of Marketing

With visitor restrictions in place at most senior care communities, families have to get creative to find new ways to keep connected with loved ones in meaningful ways. Read for eight ways to help you connect with your loved one living in a care community:

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Caregiver Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eldercare

Posted on May 19, 2020

“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

Mental Health

Posted on May 7, 2020
by Toni Larson, LISW

High school students, especially seniors, are likely going to experience feelings of loss as they miss out on having a “normal” senior year. Things like homecoming, prom, graduation, year-end parties, award ceremonies, senior plays, sports competitions, state meets and even classes will all be different than what they had envisioned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The One Essential Thing

Life Advocacy

Posted on April 23, 2020

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

Marriage

Posted on April 23, 2020

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

Mental Health

Posted on April 23, 2020

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

Military & Veteran

Posted on April 16, 2020

 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

Parenting

Posted on April 14, 2020

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

Life Advocacy

Posted on April 9, 2020

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

Mental Health

Posted on April 7, 2020

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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