After COVID-19 lockdowns, in-person visits and other contact bring life and joy to the elderly.
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Older men and women continue to bear the brunt of sickness, death and isolation. They are weary but holding steady.
The day began with Mass offered for the repose of the souls of the 92 Lombardy priests who died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
COMMENTARY: It’s highly significant that Pope Francis has established the ‘World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly’ to be celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July.
In his message ahead of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, Pope Francis referred to his own advanced age, and quoted his predecessor, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, whom he called “a saintly elderly person who continues to pray and work for the Church.”
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Experts tell the Register that the tragedy of the death and suffering the health crisis has inflicted on U.S. seniors spotlights the need to implement new models that can better protect their health and dignity.
The World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of July.
Care facilities connect residents with loved ones and offer cheer during season marked by pandemic restrictions.