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Senior Care Living: Post-Covid Retirement Options For Seniors

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The pandemic has changed the way industries around the world consider senior care services. As we move forward to a new way of senior living, we want to continue sharing post-covid senior care- service options that may fit your loved one’s needs. 

Post-Covid Retirement Industry- Options 

The International Council on Active Aging’s COVID-19 Senior Living Task Force offers useful post-Covid healthcare  strategies for senior living. Here’s six crucial post-covid “new normal” strategies for senior living:

  1.  Industry-social distancing interior-design evaluation 
  2. Ongoing compassionate team development 
  3. Efficient optimization of health & connection technology upgrades 
  4. Culture aging targeting positive aging and wellness
  5. Efficient-readiness response plan of actions to unexpected events 
  6. Post-Covid era senior living property upgrade reinforcement 

 Post-Covid Retirement Options For Families Options 

Retirement healthcare preferences and senior lifestyle needs today in the Covid-19 era require families to stay on top of how organizations have adapted to the few first months of the pandemic. This has also affected consumer’s behavior in regards to senior care.

If you are shopping for senior care services while planning for your loved one’s retirement, it is critical to keep in mind that providers and consumers have differences of opinion on specific senior care services seniors should get. 

The safety of your loved ones is still a priority, meaning current senior healthcare services virtual vs. in-person must be assessed for effectiveness now and in the future.

A few things to keep in mind while planning for retirement (virtual vs. in-person) in the post-covid era of senior healthcare services are:

Human Connection In-person care offers the ongoing human contact most seniors need while dealing with depression and/or anxiety.

Health-Complication Prevention. In-person care professionals can help prevent the worsening of chronic conditions seniors experience, especially due to deferred doctor visits because of the pandemic. 

We are here to serve and our GYC skilled personal care team and registered and licensed nurses are always happy to answer any questions or concerns. 

Planning for your loved one’s senior care services post-covid can be nerve-wracking and stressful. However, we are happy to provide the answers needed to help find the best senior care services your loved one deserves. 

The safety of your loved ones is our priority and we are here to partner with you to provide the best personal senior care and home healthcare services to fit your loved one’s medical plans.

GYC Senior Care exists to serve! Learn more at www.gycseniorcare.com or call (847) 410-2126. 

For more GYC senior-related personalized blogs visit  www.gycseniorcare.com/blog/

References 

Combating Social Isolation Among Older Adults in a Time of Physical Distancing: The COVID-19 Social Connectivity Paradox

Redesigning healthcare for the consumer: Survey insights from PwC’s Health Research Institute

Impact of Social Isolation Due to COVID-19 on Health in Older People: Mental and Physical Effects and Recommendations

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