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Baby boomers learn from staying home

Empty Flour Shelves Due to the Coronavirus PandemicOn March 23, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued a stay-at-home order due to the covid-19 pandemic. About a week before that, I began staying at home because I concerned about getting sick. That means I’ve been at home for about three weeks now.

I’m doing well because on Feb. 25 a federal official advised Americans to prepare for a possible coronavirus outbreak where they live. Nancy Messonnier, M.D., director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said it wasn’t a matter of if an outbreak would happen, but when.

Another federal official said to prepare like you would for an earthquake or other natural disaster. I bought two weeks’ worth of groceries.

Then on March 16, I figured out I’d need groceries (and toilet paper) for a month.

Now, I’m able to order groceries for pick up from my local food co-op.

So, I’m doing well. I’m working on my book, “Follow the Money: My Life as a Money Journalist,” as well as writing articles for my blogs.

Gov. Inslee has extended the stay at home order until May 4, my birthday. However, I bet seniors will need to stay home longer.

Meanwhile, my boomer blogger group is writing about:

Rebecca Olkowski of BabyBoomster writes about these articles on the Best of Boomer Blogs #644. Click here to get the links to the articles. And be sure to join in the conversations. Boomer bloggers enjoy hearing from readers.

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