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Care facility gets through isolation with a game of life-sized Hungry Hippos

 

Seniors in an assisted living facility are cheering themselves up during social distancing with a game of human-sized Hungry Hungry Hippos.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a majority of society has been forced indoors to limit the spread of the novel coronavirusSocial distancing can be incredibly isolating, especially for those who are already vulnerable.

One nursing home is combating the loneliness by engaging its residents in life-size board games. Bryn Celyn Care Home in Wales attached baskets to long poles, set out a pile of ball pit balls, and had their wheelchair-bound residents act as the “hippos” for a giant version of Hungry Hungry Hippos.  Read more…

 

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