By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Community reminded that seniors appreciate visitors


Though pandemic restrictions were hard on all community members, they were particularly hard on elders, many of whom endured long-term isolation because of the risks COVID posed to their immune systems. Now that the federal government declared the pandemic public health emergency over this month, Hospice of Wrangell is encouraging community members to reach out to their grandparents, older friends and long-term care and Senior Apartments residents.

Homebound elders and Senior Center or long-term care residents “still want to be part of the community,” said Alice Rooney, of Hospice of Wr...

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