Shares COVID 19 Guidance for Seniors, Including those Planning Travel Grand Princess and Diamond Princess Cruises
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - illiNews -- has shared guidance for its members and the broader senior dating community, regarding the COVID 19 virus and travel. In particular, the company is advising seniors to abide by guidelines established by the US Government's Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which recommends that older people defer travel by cruise ship. The Grand Princess and Diamond Princess cruise lines, which are popular with members, have been affected by the COVID 19 outbreak.

"We want all our members and the worldwide senior dating community to stay healthy and safe," said a spokesperson for the site. "For this reason, we are encouraging everyone to heed the warnings from the CDC, but also follow your common sense. At the same time, there are still many opportunities to meet and enjoy each other—just do it in ways that keep your health risks low." The virus has proven to be dangerous to older people along with those who suffer from underlying health problems like respiratory disease.

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The company suggested, for example, that members communicate online more extensively than ever prior to meeting. "Online chat, which we have on the site and Ios & Android App, offers a great way to get to know people without getting exposed to illnesses like COVID 19." Over 1.6 million monthly conversations take place on the site every month. More than 6,000 people use on a daily basis. recommends maintaining "social distancing," meaning that people should avoid touching. The spokesperson added, "If you do meet, you don't have to touch… even if you really want to! It's okay to wait a few weeks before getting physical. You can be social, but stay socially distant." The company also suggested that older people using the site and app avoid others who are visibly sick and stay away from healthcare facilities and so forth.

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CDC Advisory on COVID 19
The CDC has recommended that travelers, particularly those with underlying health issues, defer all cruise ship travel worldwide. Their advisory stated, "Older adults and travelers with underlying health issues should avoid crowded places, avoiding non-essential travel such as long plane trips, and especially avoiding embarking on cruise ships."

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