Caring For Someone With Dementia During The Coronavirus Outbreak, News

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For people living with dementia, confusion, fear and frustration are common reactions to unfamiliar situations. We look at caring for and supporting people with memory issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. And with calls for the US Postal Service to increase prices for online retailers, we look at the past and future of that institution.

Featured in this Show

  • How To Care For Loved Ones With Memory Loss During Coronavirus Outbreak

    Caring for a loved one with memory loss has unique challenges, and doing it in the midst of a global pandemic adds a few more. We’ll talk to an expert on memory loss about how to talk to your loved one about the novel coronavirus and how be there for them even if you have to be physically separated.

  • The Status Of The U.S. Postal Service

    Fewer people were sending mail even before the coronavirus crisis, and the US postal service is in debt. With President Trump calling for the postal service to drastically increase what they charge to ship packages for online retailers, we look at the viability and importance of the Post Office.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Joseph Gaugler Guest