Walking group becomes lifeline for isolated seniors
In pre-COVID times, Lynda Hind of Hopkins Landing would send walking group members daily reminders about their “neighbourhood walk.” Enter the pandemic of 2020. The walks stopped – but Lynda’s emails did not.
Her emails turned into a daily missive. With walking group participants shut inside, the 42 individuals on the group’s list started to look forward to receiving their daily email in lieu of participating in the daily walk. Like an embellished telephone tree, Lynda’s emails were both inspiring and uplifting, and felt especially meaningful for those living on their own.
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Aug 10, 2020