Hayley Farenholtz (left), a UBC music student, and Raiya Suleman (right), a UBC medical student, are supporting the initiative.

Helping seniors in long-term care combat social isolation during COVID-19

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This story is part of the “Making a difference” series, in which we shine a spotlight on the many ways—both big and small—that UBC community members are helping with the response to COVID-19. Share your story with us at media.relations@ubc.ca.

Before the outbreak, Julie Cheng visited her parents almost every day, often joining them for lunch or a walk through the hallways of the long-term care home where they reside in Vancouver.

Then, everything changed….


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