Under normal circumstances, we know the elderly are more prone to suffer from social isolation. Research shows that isolation and loneliness lead to higher risks for a variety of physical and mental conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease, a compromised immune system, cognitive deficiencies, and depression.

In the time of Covid19 when even going out for a cup of coffee or visiting a friend is not advised for the elderly, it can be an even more isolating and lonely time.

Technology can provide a virtual adventure, a good listen, and a good mental challenge. Here’s a list we’ve compiled to offer some diversions as we cope with the distancing and isolation that Covid demands.

Robin Raskin | March 19, 2020