COVID-19: The most vulnerable situation that each country faced in the past few days is the situation of COVID-19. Suddenly, all things change. People started to wear masks, and the sanitizer has become one of the common things. It seems like all things have vanished from the world. It became the time when people were afraid of death. Within a short period, the death rate rose to a great height. And the fear of the coronavirus made all things different.
Every member has a
senior member in their family. The fear of viruses makes every member aware
that they have to take proper care of them in each possible manner. Such a
virus can catch old age groups easily and attack their health within a short
period. All families start to take necessary precautions for their health.
Today also it is a must to take such precautions.
One of the things is
that there is no need for senior people to move outside. There is no such
emergency where they have to move outside.But in case if they move outside they
have to take proper measures. You have to provide all the items to them at home
which is among suitable kinds of things.
The article provides
some of the measures and precautions one has to take care of while dealing with
the coronavirus and how to take care of your loved ones.
Measures and Precautions:
1. Wear a mask:
The priority is to
wear masks at the time of coronavirus. It seems that masks have become a part
of life. When senior citizens move outside from their homes they have to wear a
mask. There are some of the steps that one follows while they wear a mask:
- One has to wash hands properly before putting
on a mask.
- After touching things, you have to sanitize
your hands before touching your hands near to your face.
- Make sure that your nose, mouth, and chin are
- When you take off your mask, put it in a clean
plastic bag and wash it every day or dispose of it.
2. Use sanitizer:
You have to keep
sanitizer with your loved ones if they move outside from home. You have to take
proper care of them in each moment of their life. Make sure they have the habit
of using sanitizer whenever they come in contact with things.
3. Spread awareness:
You have to make them
aware regarding the virus that the virus can spread through physical touch. You
have to maintain the proper distance from the crowd.
4. Keep rooms well ventilated:
Keep the room clean
of your loved ones. Make sure that no one enters their room. And maintain
proper arrangement in their room.
5. Dispose of the mask after use:
Tell them that they
throw their used mask in the dustbin and not use it again.
What to do if the senior citizen suffers from the
coronavirus disease pandemic?
- One has to go in an isolation period of 14
days if he suffers from coronavirus. In such a period, everyone gets bored. You
can support them to remove such boredom and loneliness. Arrange varieties of
things for them like games and old movies to reduce the boredom then.
- During the isolation and quarantine, older
people need safe access to nutritious food, basic supplies, money, medicine to
support their health, and social care.
- All resources and information are available to
older people for better health. If they fall ill, they know to take care of
Corona warriors are
among the ones who play a crucial role in everyone’s life during the COVID-19.
Health and social care workers are among the ones who have a great role in
providing long-term care to older people. Frontline warriors like nurses, and
health care workers give the best of themselves.
Older adults are at a
significantly increased risk of severe disease following infection from
COVID-19. And the nurses are among one of them who take care of the old age
We must support all health and social care workers equally and give special attention to those who provide nursing and social care services for older people. Because older people are at high risk from COVID-19, all of us, among all ages. Supporting and protecting older people living alone in the community is everyone’s duty.