#23 I need a Haircut

I am my 93 yr old Father’s caregiver. I am 71 yrs old. My Father’s sister is hospitalized with the Corona Virus in South Carolina along with her daugher and granddaughter. I have a cousin in Georgia afflicted with this virus and another cousin in Mew York who died Saturday. His wife is also hospitalized and her condition is grave. I need to loosen up but I am until to do so presently. Safety [s a major concern using wipes , sanitizer and facial mask are as necessary as grocery staples. She is coping with her Father’s Dementia, He is constantly asking her When am I going to get a haircut? Because ,after his haircut He visits his girlfriend in Lake Worth,FL.

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: 2020-04-15 00:00:00
  • Emotional tone: Neutral
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Friends and family, and My community
  • Is the story health-related? yes

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being around too many people, Health of my friends and/or family, Health of the community, Safety of my neighborhood, and Safety of those who can't care for themselves

How the Storyteller Interpreted Their Story

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  • My story shows we need to: --
  • Who my story is about: My friends and family
  • Why people acted the way they did: --
  • How people were treated: NA
  • In my story, there are: No solutions
  • In my story: I am stressed out
  • My story shows: I have no control
  • My story teaches us that: The community is vulnerable
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