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Grandma Is Gone: Coronavirus Keeps Kids From Older Family

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For grandparents all over the world, being protected from the coronavirus pandemic has meant a piercing distance from their loved ones. Children don’t seem to be getting seriously ill as often, but likely spread the virus. Older adults are at higher risk of complications from the coronavirus. For grandparents who are also caregivers, it’s been a jolting change. Many use phone calls and video-chat to stay in touch with kids who they used to see often, along with taking up new hobbies, reconnecting with the past or finding ways to spend time with neighbors at a distance.