The circuit breaker period is one where the government introduced stricter social distancing, where people are not allowed to go out for gatherings.
We can only leave our homes for essential services like groceries or buying meals.
Some of the things that seniors have been doing may seem funny or extremely wrong during this circuit breaker period in Singapore.
But, we should try to be patient and understand that they may take time in getting used to these measures.
While we may dismiss our senior parents for being stubborn and refusing to abide by the new regulations, it would help to recognise that can be difficult for them to give up on a big part of their independence.
In an SCMP article, Serene Goh shared how boomers may simply need more time to process these new measures.
Here’s some things that seniors have been doing that can be quite funny if you are open to finding humour in the everyday things… just to lighten the mood during this season of doom and gloom.
Pic: Brian Evans