Helping seniors cure loneliness and boredom

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Shirene Saddler with Crescent Senior Living Center joins Nicea today on ABC4 to discuss how they’re helping to keep residents safe with COVID-19 and ways that they’re still curing feelings of loneliness and boredom during these trying times.

Shirene is the Sales and Media Director at Crescent Senior Living Center and she has worked in the senior care industry for more than 30 years as a social worker, discharge planner, executive director, and marketer. She is also a native Utahn.

At Crescent Senior Living Center its common knowledge that social isolation over an extended period of time can negatively impact a person’s health, but isolation can be especially devastating for the elderly. In most cases, it’s relatively simple for family members to stay connected to their elderly loved ones.

Sometimes, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other family members move far away from their loved ones It might seem impossible to remain connected if you can’t see your loved ones in person.

Despite this helpless feeling, it’s still possible to stay connected with your loved ones, no matter how far you roam. Here are some of the best ways to connect with elderly loved ones:

  • Leverage Technology.
  • Go Old School.
  • Be a bit more mindful.

Crescent Senior Living Center is having a summer move-in special. Mention you saw them on ABC4 and you can get:

  • 1-2 bedroom apartments in Assisted living will receive a washer and Dryer
  • Studio and Memory Care will get a 3rd month FREE

Crescent Senior Living Center is located at 11052 South Grapevine Cove Sandy Utah 84070 and you can reach them by phone by calling 801-790-2400.

You can also visit their website or Facebook Page. Check out additional tips for seniors on Youtube or their blog and share your pictures and ideas of how to inspire and help residents on Instagram.

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