13 Resources for Church Members:
The Best Ways to Support Seniors in Our Community

 

Our changing needs mean that many of us start to experience mobility limitations, physical impairments and cognitive changes. Additional needs arise in the midst of global pandemic. Because not all of the seniors in our community have family nearby to assist with their needs, the church community can step up in a big, impactful way.

 

Below is a great list of resources on plugging in to help seniors in need:

 

Assisting with Aging-in-Place Needs:

For those seniors aging in place, you can pitch in to ensure their home is free from hazards. 

 

4 Questions You Should Ask About Senior Safety At Home

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

11 Low-Cost Aging in Place Modifications You Can Do Yourself

 

Assisting with Daily Living Needs:

The activities of daily living—such as eating, bathing, and dressing—can become challenging without assistance.

 

5 Tasks Seniors Need Help With the Most

Transportation: What Caregivers Need to Know

Paying for Assistive Technology

18 Quick, Easy and Healthy Meals for Seniors

Healthy Aging in Place: 3 Ideas for Seniors Who Want to Eat Nutritiously

Protective Face Masks - Resources on Making and Wearing Them

 

Assisting with Social Isolation Needs:

Social isolation has been linked to several physical and mental health issues in seniors.

 

How To Avoid Loneliness And Social Isolation For Seniors

6 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Social

What to Put in a Care Package for Seniors

Tips to Help Seniors Boost Physical and Mental Health During Quarantine

 

Best,

Beverly Nelson⎹

beverly@standupforcaregivers.org

 

Stand Up for Caregivers!
 

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