I wouldn’t have attended the 2019 Medical Assistance Conference if not for my ailing mother. She was diagnosed with breast cancer, stage II, last year. The doctor assured us that it was not a terminal case, but I still wanted to care for my mother whenever she needed me.
The guest speakers at that conference talked about a lot of insightful things, but I didn’t know how to apply it. That is, not until the coronavirus wreaked havoc, and we all found ourselves in the middle of a health crisis.
Assuming you have a sick loved one to care for at this time, here are three ways to do that.
Urge Them To Stay At Home
The best way to help ill folks during a crisis is by encouraging them to avoid stepping out of the house. That is especially true when the antagonist is as microscopic as a coronavirus. How can old or ailing people fight if healthy and younger individuals do not stand a chance against it?
Offer To Buy Their Essentials
If you know a sick person who lives on their own, you know that they can only depend on themselves. When they run out of groceries, toilet paper, and whatnot, they feel the need to go out even if it’s not advisable. Thus, you will do them a massive favor by offering to buy essentials on their behalf.
Make Sure They Have All Their Medicine
Another issue that brings ill people out of their houses is running out of medicine. They cannot miss a day without prescribed drugs, so they take a risk by driving to the pharmacy. But you may lend a hand and get at least two months’ worth of medication so that they can continue staying at home.
The individuals with existing medical conditions are at a high risk of getting infected by the coronavirus. They need all the help they can get to ensure that a virus carrier won’t ever come near them. If you can do everything mentioned above and more, you may save your loved ones from the COVID-19.