How Church Members Can Help the Seniors Among Us Live Better Lives

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Enjoy a short article by Beverly Nelson of standupforcaregivers.org.

Older adults are faced with many challenges in daily life. Limited mobility, health problems, cognitive decline, and social isolation are just a few of the problems that many seniors live with. As such, day-to-day tasks that were once simple are now difficult or impossible for these seniors to achieve.

So the question is: As church members, how can we help the seniors in our communities complete these daily tasks and live healthy, happy, and fulfilling lives? These resources are a good place to start:

How to Help at Home

The home is the best place to start when it comes to assisting seniors.

Healthy Cleaning Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly

15 Home Modifications to Make Aging-in-Place Safe

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them

How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

5 Tips for Helping Seniors Move

How to Address Mental Health

Discussing mental health with seniors and helping them take action are practical ways to help them improve their lives.

How to Talk to a Senior Loved One About Mental Health

Medicare Coverage of Mental Health Services

How to Improve the Mental Health of Older Adults

How to Encourage Activity

Physical and social activity are paramount for the well-being of the seniors among us.

Exercise for Older Adults

5 Secret Health Benefits of Gardening

How To Volunteer As A Senior

The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

These are just a few ways that each of us can help the seniors. Be sure to do further research and think outside the box about how you can help to improve the lives of the seniors in your community.

 

 

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