Speaker: Dr. William Mansbach
There is ample evidence that social distancing can dramatically and negatively impact cognition and physical health in older adults, particularly people with dementia. Given the high risk of COVID-19 infection, especially to residents in nursing homes and senior living communities, social distancing policies and procedures are critically important and are necessary to resident safety. However, social distancing without simultaneous engagement activities can only be sustained for a short period before declines in cognition and health emerge. In order to balance safety with engagement, especially for people with dementia, it is critical that engagement activities are . . .
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