WINK News: Isolation increasing risk of dementia, Naples Senior Center says

WINK News: Isolation increasing risk of dementia, Naples Senior Center says

Florida has reported more than 10,000 cases of COVID-19 seven times in the past two weeks. Four of those days were all in a row, from this past Friday through Monday.

Southwest Florida added 613 more cases Monday, bringing its total cases since March to more than 20,000.

More positive cases are especially bad news for the elderly, some of whom are beginning to get false hope that things are getting better.

The Naples Senior Center has seen an uptick in need for their dementia service, and patients they have been serving are getting worse. They said some seniors are being placed in long-term care facilities.

One couple is thankful to have each other, despite the obstacles they’re facing.

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