As you all know, all of our communities have been taking extra precautions to ensure that COVID-19 does not enter our communities. While this does mean that we have put protocols into place such as social distancing and limiting visitors, it doesn’t mean that we’ve stopped having fun with our residents!
Our Vibrant Life® program is meant to enhance and enrich our residents’ lives through seven core components: be inspired, be well, be challenged, be adventurous, be family, be social and be connected. Some of these components typically look a little different than they have in recent months, but we are proud of the work our associates are doing to help our residents live vibrant lives.
Here are just a few of the things our wonderful communities have been up to while still following recommendations from the CDC and local health departments:
- Writing letters to their family members
- Watching movies together and holding book clubs – sitting six feet apart, of course!
- Playing bingo while maintaining social distancing (pictured)
- Delivering delicious, home-style meals to residents in their apartments
- Enjoying happy hour – a glass of wine helps, right?
We’re lucky to have so many supportive families asking how they can keep in touch with their loved ones. We’ve been encouraging them to “visit” via FaceTime, Skype, phone calls, cards and letters. These items may seem small, but they mean the world to our residents!
We’d also like to thank our families who are doing their part to keep the virus out of our communities by not visiting their loved ones. We know this is really hard, but it’s what’s best for our residents.
Our amazing associates and residents are rolling with the punches as we all navigate through the uncertainty that has come along with COVID-19. We will continue to work together, as a family, to ensure the safety and well-being of our residents. Get the latest updates about COVID-19 here: https://isl-updates.com/updates/