Virtual appointments with doctors are on the rise amid social distancing measures / Photo courtesy of Edward Jenner for Pexels
Anne Sansevero saw it coming. As the first cases of COVID-19 began surfacing in America, Sansevero, who has been a geriatric nurse practitioner for more than 30 years and runs a private practice serving seniors, foresaw that her elderly clients—one of the most vulnerable populations to the contagious virus—would particularly be at risk.
“I knew we were in trouble,” she said.
Normally, care managers like Sansevero regularly check in with their senior clients, many of whom live alone or suffer from mental or