6 ways you can care for loved ones when you can’t physically be with them | CarePortalGO Project
Many of us desire to continue to care for our loved ones right now, even though we can’t physically be with them. It’s important we continue to show others just how much we care right now, especially the youth and elderly that may be particularly struggling. Below we’ve compiled a list of 6 simple, meaningful ways you can safely continue to show loved ones you care!
- Phone and video calls.
Technology makes staying connected incredibly easy. Give your loved ones a call to help reduce their feelings of social isolation.
- Share experiences.
Set aside some time to watch the same movie together, read or the same book or play a virtual game together. You can still share many, wonderful experiences, even if you aren’t physically with each other.
- Mail letters or cards.
Receiving a thoughtful letter or card can really lift someone’s spirits. Let your loved one know you’re thinking of them and miss them.
- Have supplies delivered.
Running out of food or supplies can be a real risk for many of us right now. Show your loved ones you care by having groceries or a meal delivered to their home.
- Help with chores.
Daily life still goes on, even during a pandemic. Chores can become especially overwhelming during this time. Offer to help a loved one out with a chore you can complete while safely social distancing like mowing the lawn, picking up their mail or dog walking.
- Share your faith.
Faith is the perfect source of comfort that you can safely share, whether you’re together or halfway across the world. Offer to pray for them or to pray together. Put your trust in God that we will make it through this and be able to be together again.
During this crisis, let’s continue to think of creative ways to connect and support each other. We’re all in this together. Stay safe and stay connected.
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