Sing!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the Silver Chord Choir and you’re missing our Monday practices. So – break out your music and sing! If you need the accompaniment playing and don’t have it handy, speak the words out loud in rhythm. Spend time memorising the words and learning…

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Wash Your Hands!

During this pandemic, researchers have found that the best defence against the coronavirus is to simply WASH YOUR HANDS. Why does it work? The coronavirus is a tiny ball of DNA protected by a layer of fat. Without that layer of fat, the virus cannot survive. Soap – any hand…

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Stay busy

Create a project. Learn something new. Learn a new verse to a song every day. Practise your choir repertoire. Plant a herb garden in your kitchen. Learn to make a new dish every week. If you like it, make enough to freeze.

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Stay in touch

You can’t meet people in person, so learn to meet them online. Learn to use social media so you can keep in touch with friends. Learn to use FaceTime (on Apple devices), Skype (on other devices), Zoom (for group chats). These systems all let you see your friends as you…

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Maintain your routine

Stick to your daily routine as much as you can. Just because you can’t do some social things doesn’t mean you can lie around in your PJs all day. Get up, have breakfast at the usual time. Eat regular meals at your regular time. Watch your favourite shows. If you…

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Sanitise!

Sanitise the handles of your walker, your cane, your steering wheel, your grocery buggy. Sanitise the handles of the shopping cart in the store. Hand sanitiser is in short supply these days, but disinfecting wipes like Lysol work well too. The alcohol in the sanitiser will kill the virus, as…

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STAY INSIDE!

Because COVID-19 is primarily caught from other people or things they’ve touched, you must stay away from them. This means staying in your home or apartment except for unavoidable trips like weekly grocery trips or doctor visits. It means no coffee with your neighbours. It means no visits from your…

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