Programs that help older people remain active, healthy, and engaged are fundamental to aging well. Yoga, dance, and group walks; art tours, lectures, and book groups – all keep mind and body alive. At NNV, professional staff connect older residents with services, and neighbors fill in the gaps – transportation, errands, home repairs, and friendly visits. But all this is put to the test by a virus that places elderly residents in its crosshairs. NNV moved quickly from in-person to contactless volunteer services and programming. Volunteers check on the well-being of members, identify and meet needs, and alert staff to concerns. Zoom programming (preceded by tutorials on using it) and a community listserv and webpage connect members and families. Now, socially distanced front porch visits, outdoor walks, and transportation to medical appointments are all in place - real steps toward recovery.
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