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Connecting socially while keeping your distance

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  • Website: The Ontario Caregiver Organization
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Staying connected is improtant for maintaining mental health but can be diifficult during the COVID-19 pandemic due to social distancing rules. Use this resource to learn more about ways you can stay connected to your loved ones and to the outside world.

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social connection, community, support , virtual

How was this rated?

Step 1 - Evidence-based

Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?

Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?

Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?

Rated on: 4/21/2021 2:27:08 PM

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