As coronavirus restrictions loosen, everything to know about keeping our elderly safe

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As health guidelines continue to relax, and as we imagine they’ll continue to relax over time considering where things stand with the coronavirus pandemic, the question lingers: How do we safely see the older people in our lives?

Nursing home facilities are still being extremely cautious: Should we be just as careful?

Absolutely, said Dr. Anita Ekambaram, a chief quality officer at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital.

Because the mortality rate is higher with COVID-19 amongst the elderly, Ekambaram recommended keeping in touch just as much -- after all, we don’t want anyone to feel isolated -- but using technology to do so.

Hear her full comments above.