With the world practicing self-isolation and social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, all individuals have been urged to stay at home if they can. Here are some tips on how to stay healthy and keep boredom at bay.
Start By Stocking Up
Many local grocery stores have dedicated the first hour of business to seniors, expecting mothers and shoppers with underlying health issues. Another option that’s incredibly simple to use and even safer, since you don’t have to step foot out of your home, is an app called Instacart. Save yourself the trip to the market — Instacart delivers groceries right to your front door. They connect you with personal shoppers in your area to shop and deliver groceries from your favorite stores. There is even a “Leave at My Door Delivery” option so you can avoid any direct human contact. Check out this 5 minute video on how to use Instacart:
** Instacart is currently experiencing higher than normal wait times due to the increased demand during this time. The average wait time on an order is about 2 days so make sure you plan ahead!
Use discount code JPIERCE44319E for $10 off your first order!
Maintain Mental Sharpness:
It is important to make sure that you’re stimulating and engaging with your mind. There are a number of apps and computer programs out there with the sole purpose of developing the player’s mental functions and providing countless benefits and brain stimulation.
Physical activity contributes to both our physical and mental health. As many people are currently confined to their homes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is time to find creative ways to keep active. The following are some tips on how to stay active while at home in self-quarantine:
Try this quick, 20 min workout we found:
Beware of E-mail Scams
The overwhelming amount of news coverage surrounding the coronavirus has created a new danger- phishing attacks looking to exploit public fears about the sometimes-deadly virus.
Cybercriminals send emails claiming to be from legitimate organizations with information about the virus.
The email messages might ask you to open an attachment to see the latest statistics. If you click on the attachment or embedded link, you’re likely to download malicious software onto your device.