My lovely wife, Kailei, noticed stores have changed their hours to either close early or open early for the elderly. She found a convenient list from WSB-TV
Here’s the shortlist.
ALDI: Aldi stores across the country will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Some stores may have limited hours to accommodate restocking and cleaning.
Dollar General: Dollar General is opening its stores to senior citizens only for the first hour.
Fresh Market: Fresh Market will allow seniors to shop for the store’s first open hour Monday through Friday.
Home Depot: The Home Depot announced Wednesday it is temporarily adjusting store hours in response to COVID-19. Beginning Thursday, March 19, stores will now close daily at 6 p.m.
Kroger: Kroger’s Atlanta division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina, announced it is shifting store hours across the region to 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Kroger is also hiring more people for its stores.
Publix: Publix announced it will designate Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over.
Safeway: Safeway stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday for seniors and others considered at risk.
Target: Target will close nightly at 9 p.m. starting Wednesday to give time for cleaning and restocking.
Tom Thumb: Tom Thumb stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday for seniors and others considered at risk.
Whole Foods: Whole Foods will be opening its first hour to shoppers ages 60 and older.