Methodist in the Media

Dunklau Gardens, Other Facilities Find Creative Ways to Keep up Morale

Published: March 27, 2020

While state and local governments work to lessen the spread of the deadly coronavirus, independent and assisted living centers seek to protect elderly residents, who are among the most vulnerable to it.

The communities are closed to visitors so staffers have been getting creative to maintain good morale. They’re using electronic means like FaceTime, which allows residents and families to see and talk to each other via computers. Visits through windows, music and mail all are being employed in an effort to keep spirits high.

Fremont Tribune: Care centers, assisted living facilities find creative ways to keep up morale