We’re all in this together! Remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, however it’s not easy to adjust with this new situation especially the elderly. It could negatively affect their mental and physical health when they isolate themselves indoors. But we can choose to stay positive during this time and try to keep the spirits up and try to prevent this. Its recommended to plan you day and stay occupied and avoid boredom.
Here are some things you can do during quarantine:
Connect with people virtually
There are a lot of apps you can use like Skype or FaceTime to video chat with others and spend fun time together.
Explore a new hobby
Maybe it’s time for you to learn a new hobby or take up an old hobby again! There are many options of fun and relaxing hobbies to spend your time learning and trying. Such as knitting, crafting, painting, and drawing. You can find online classes or tutorials for every skill out there.
Cooking or baking
Check what you have in your pantry, fridge, and prepare a healthy meal or try a new recipe! You can watch YouTube to learn how to cook or bake and treat yourself!
Stay active at home, try to maintain a daily routine of working out. It’s good for not only your physical health, but also mental health. It can boost your mood, lower stress, and anxiety. You can try yoga or a simple stretch.
Tidy your space
You can use this time to perform a deep clean for a room in your house, go through your closet to get rid of what you don’t wear anymore, clear the clutter in your space, and organize your cabinets or drawers.
Visit famous art galleries and museums virtually
You can virtually visit a famous museum or art galleries from around the world, check out a world-class museum that you can visit online. Google teamed up with museums all over the globe to offer virtual tours of famous exhibits.