Safe Ways To Include Senior Loved Ones In 2020
Older Loved Ones Need Our Love More Than Ever
Live The Truth That Love Conquers All
Happy Holidays from all of us at Evans Law Firm! Whatever your traditions, it’s safe to say this year’s Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s are probably unlike any other holiday season you’ve celebrated. One thing is for sure – we’re not sorry to see 2020 go. Especially, for our older friends and loved ones. 2020 brought real hardship to millions – loss of loved ones, sickness, loss of jobs, homes, and economic security, racism, hatred and political division, a growing feeling of helplessness on so many fronts, and the loneliness of social isolation. The holiday season can magnify loneliness, especially for older persons.
That’s why finding a safe way to include older loved ones in this year’s holidays are more important than over. Maybe an in-person visit is still too risky. Fortunately, virtual gatherings on Facetime and Zoom might bring more joy to a loved one than you can imagine. Even an old-fashioned phone call can make all the difference in the world. When people want to share their love, they can be creative too. Walking by a nursing home in the Mission this weekend, we saw grandchildren sharing time with their beloved abuela through a big picture window. A nurse in the home had presented her with a big balloon bouquet the children had brought. The scene was poignant but also beautiful – the grandma was smiling from ear to ear, taking it all in, and loving every minute. She may not have been able to hug (or be hugged) but she knew she was loved.
Finding a silver lining in what we’re going isn’t easy but one message (also seen in a Mission window this weekend) is loud and clear: love conquers all. Love conquers despair, hopelessness, and fear, and heals divisions. It will not tolerate injustice or abuse. It is all-inclusive and leaves no one out. It defends the poor, the oppressed, and the marginalized – including the elderly. Ingrid M. Evans and the other lawyers at Evans Law Firm are committed to doing their part to get justice for all, especially older Americans If you suspect there’s a problem in a senior’s life, do something about it. Call us today at (415)441-8669.
If you or a loved one been the victim of elder abuse in San Francisco or elsewhere in California, contact Ingrid M. Evans and the other elder abuse attorneys at the Evans Law Firm at (415) 441-8669, or by email at <a href=”mailto:email@example.com”>firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.