The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened stress for many families and caregivers. At a briefing for Trust donors, Vibrant Emotional Health’s president and CEO Kimberly Williams spoke with Irfan Hasan, The Trust’s deputy vice president for grants, about the importance of self-care during stressful times and the small steps people can take to help themselves and their loved ones. What follows are excerpts from that conversation:
Basics of Wellness
Williams highlights some basic elements to consider when thinking of personal wellness.
Williams discusses the specific difficulties for parents and the need to make time for self-care.
Helping our Elders
Williams recognizes the added stress for older adults and the steps to help them cope with their isolation.
Williams notes the importance of establishing and maintaining a routine in our daily lives.