Tuesday, May 26, 2020

How to Help a Senior Friend Stay Safe and Healthy


Today's guest post is by Beverly Nelson of standupforcaregivers.org.









How to Help a Senior Friend Stay Safe and Healthy

When a senior doesn’t have close friends or family living nearby, they can have trouble staying healthy or navigating daily challenges. That’s why it’s important to get involved in your community and find out who could use some help. Along with the members of your church congregation, you can assist older adults with things like cooking, finding rides, and staying safe so that they can age-in-place comfortably. Here’s a brief guide on how to get started.

Help Them Get Proper Nutrition


Help Them Stay Active


Help Prevent Cognitive Decline


Help Them Stay Independent


Help Them Stay in Touch


Help Them with Pets


Help Them Get Involved

Helping the older adults in your community feel safe and loved is a great way to improve their quality of life, so talk to them about their needs and how you can help. You never know what kind of change you can bring about!


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