Communications in Trying Times

Posted on Mar 21, 2020 by Brad Meyer

This is a Facebook post from W. Gary  Charland, President and CEO of the Masonic Homes of California.  Some food for thought to help keep social distancing from becoming social isolation in these trying times of Covid-19.   Brethren, These are, clearly, exceptional times. Our fraternal bonds are never more important than they are right now, as we grapple with the COVID-19 health emergency. As you know, all non-essential gatherings are postponed or cancelled...

Social Isolation and Loneliness

Posted on Mar 22, 2020 by Brad Meyer

In these days of Coronavirus and COVID-19 we are being asked to socially distance ourselves from others and stay home as much as possible.  This important measure can help prevent the spread of this virus and hasten the end of the global pandemic we're all facing. However, this can have a side effect of creating social isolation, particularly with people 60 and older, people who live alone, and people who live with severe chronic health conditions. Social isolation and...