Resources for your mind, body & spirit (click on each to access):

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DON’T BE SCAMMED:

The amount of misinformation and scams surrounding the coronavirus is already daunting. Many of the scams, of course, are targeting older adults. Please, DON’T BE SCAMMED.

– ARTICLE: Fake test, Fantasy cures, Fake Government Aid Tests:

ARTICLE: Avoid Coronavirus Scams

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SPIRITUAL & MENTAL HELP:

– ARTICLE: Spiritual Rhythms for Quarantine 

ARTICLE: That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

J. Dana Trent, author and Wake Tech professor discusses how to handle the emotional and economic impacts of the coronavirus.

– Faith & Flow Yoga: It is so important to stay calm and healthy during this time. If you can, take a moment to center yourself. CLICK HERE to be guided through a Faith & Flow yoga class with instructor Katherine Willis Pershey.

NAMI: Metro Suburban improves the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by mental illness by providing education, support and advocacy through the western suburbs of Cook County. Call us at 708-524-2582 or access the website for numerous opportunities for support at https://namimetsub.org/

Meditation Facilitation: The Insight Timer is a free app from the App store on your iPhone that offers thousands of guided meditations and pieces of meditative music for adults and children of all ages. Filter by topic, type and age group. The only in-app purchase is for podcasts, which are optional.

Financial Concerns:
CNBC article: What to Do If You Can’t Make Ends Meet Because of Coronavirus

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TIPS ON TALKING TO YOUNG ONES:


“Why are People Wearing Masks? Why are People Covering Their Faces?”

— “Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care