Amy Goyer hears from a lot of seniors in her role as AARP's family and caregiving expert. Lately, they've talked about feeling exhausted by the prospect of living with coronavirus restrictions.
"The thought of having to do this for months and months is completely overwhelming," says Goyer.
Though numerous states have begun relaxing their shelter-in-place policies, seniors remain worried about contracting COVID-19. They're are at much higher risk for serious complications or fatal outcomes. Nursing homes have been disproportionately affected, and eight out of 10 deaths reported in the U.S. have occurred among those who are 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...More about Coronavirus, Social Good, Health, and Activism