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Call it virtual assisted living: Seniors can stay in their own homes longer thanks to these pandemic hacks

Category: Museums and Aging

During the pandemic, families have effectively hacked an entirely new option to senior housing — virtual assisted living. Nearly everything from online groceries, to delivery of household staples and medications, reduced, if not eliminated, the travel and time demands on family caregivers. Older adults also discovered that this new virtual assisted lifestyle not only reduces demands on adult children, but promises the possibility to extend the capacity to remain in the home they love.

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