Archives for Coping with Isolation

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental illness is something that millions of Americans suffer from every day. As 2020 was a year of isolation and quarantine, we felt now more than ever it was important to spread awareness about Mental Health Awareness Month. About Mental Health Awareness Month The purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate the public on mental health stigmas. We at Freedom Home Care believe in recognizing the importance of mental health and have compiled a list of ways to help your senior loved one or someone in need with mental illness. 1. Check-In If you have
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How to Manage Anxiety Amid the Coronavirus

With the pandemic going on, many people are feeling anxiety about the world around them. This can be tough to add to everything else that is going on in life. There are some ways to manage your Coronavirus anxiety. Check out some helpful tips below. How to Manage Anxiety: Don’t Ignore Your Anxiety, Acknowledge It – It can be tempting to ignore unpleasant feelings like anxiety. Instead, acknowledge that you are experiencing anxiety so that you can get to understanding how you are feeling and what you need. Pay Attention to Positive News and Information – With the COVID-19 pandemic,
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4 Easy Ways to Stay Connected to Your Senior Loved Ones During COVID-19

The world is an unusual and scary place with the COVID-19 pandemic going on. However, it is times like these that we remember what is truly important in life. Truly important things are the people in our lives, the friends, family, and other loved ones that we care so much about. However, many of us are cut off physically from those loved ones during this pandemic. That does not mean that we can’t stay in touch. We can still interact with those we love, even our senior loved ones. 4 ways to stay connected during COVID-19 Call Often – Many
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