Isolation, confusion: What the COVID-19 pandemic is like for people with dementia

Isolation, confusion: What the COVID-19 pandemic is like for people with dementia

Isolation, confusion: What the COVID-19 pandemic is like for people with dementia

Daisy Conant thrives on routine. The 91-year-old Gardena resident loves reading the newspaper with her morning coffee. But, lately, the news surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has been more agitating than pleasurable. “We’re dropping like flies,” she said one recent morning, throwing her hands up. “She gets fearful,” explained her grandson Erik Hayhurst, 27.

By Miki