Social distancing and government-imposed lockdowns may help mitigate the spread and death rate from COVID-19 coronavirus. However, these same measures may be adding stress to the lives of a vulnerable population, older Americans. Many are finding new tools (some good, some not so good) to manage that stress.
Quarantine. It’s not a word anyone ever wants to hear applied to them. Sometimes, quarantines are necessary and helpful in suppressing viral or bacterial outbreaks. Perhaps even with regard to coronavirus COVID-19. But what if the quarantine makes the problem worse?