Hi Families! While things are slowly starting to open up for us here in Berlin, our elderly populations throughout the world are still at risk. Here is a nice way for you or your child to reach out to who are isolated during the pandemic. Below is a list of initiatives through which you can send a message to an elderly person and help brighten up their day.
Write a letter to someone in a nursing home (USA):
Love for the Elderly
Good Morning America
This article is from March but it has a list of nursing homes requesting letters at the bottom.
Care Not Covid asks folks to record a video and send a message: https://carenotcovid.com
Victorian Senior Care Home in North Carolina seeking pen pals. See their Facebook page for the requests from residents #VSC Penpals, https://www.facebook.com/VictorianSeniorCare/
https://www.kindaling.de/wirlasseneuchnichtalleine (See Feature Image)
The Haven iResidential Home in Metheringham: https://www.facebook.com/107174907619114/posts/146327870370484/
1lettre1sourire/One Letter One Smile (started in France and Belgium, but also has nursing homes registered in Switzerland, USA, UK, Canada and Luxembourg). They send a photo and text online.
Please comment below f you know of any other organizations, groups, or even individuals looking to receive letters.