Almost a year in and we are still figuring out how to solve the problem that is Covid19. Many have not returned to offices, school, or leisure outings, and for those who have, there’s a new way of existing outside our homes. Navigating spaces where debates about who’s having consideration for public safety, and who isn’t can be difficult, but errands must be tended to, and medical appointments(those still available) are necessary.
All of these challenges pose and create multiple opportunities for additional life stress on top of the financial turmoil many are facing.
Mental Health Family Caregivers add an additional layer of tasking the art of deescalation and diversion. Existing in both the tangible world, and in the world our loved one may be experiencing. Without access to life and resources outside of our homes, life can be very difficult as we search for places where we can find refuge, or a little calm from what can be an ever raging storm.