Moments that Matter

The COVID-19 CAREGIVER

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Lockdown Visitation Restrictions? 

Is your loved one in a retirement, assisted living or memory care facility? 

Are there Covid-19 Visitation Restrictions? 

For those sheltered and alone, receiving a heartfelt card or letter can surely bring delight. 

REMEMBER SNAIL MAIL? Inexpensive and pandemic approved. 

Drop a visit in the mailbox!

Send them often…include photos, poems, scriptures and the grandchildren’s art work. 

These tangible communications allow the recipient to feel loved again and again. 

If possible become pen-pals, this is a beneficial activity for caregivers and their loved ones. 



Although in memory care, my mom Betty, received 135 birthday cards from friends and family on her 100th birthday!

Other Visitation Restrictions 

Options: Window Visits, Zoom Visits, and Facetime

Poor hearing is often a problem with these visiting options, to ensure successful visits, bring pre-printed cards with songs, games, and photos that can be held up for your loved one to read. 



Author's sister, Linda, and Mom, Betty find love through a facility window 


Families sheltered at home: nothing to do?

Looking through COVID-19 eyes, Karen discovered that the activities section in her book, Moments that Matter is a valuable one-size-fits-all resource for children, adults and seniors. It offers a multitude of ways to stay engaged and make family connections!


NEWSPAPER ARTICLE   LOCAL AUTHOR TAKES HER OWN ADVICE DURING PANDEMIC