Resources for Church Members
Thirteen Ways to Support Our Local Senior Community
Over time, many of us begin to experience mobility limitations, physical impairments and cognitive changes. Moreover, new needs arise during the current global pandemic. Not every senior has a family member nearby to lean on, which leaves a gap that those in the church community can fill.
Below is a list of thirteen ways each of us can plug in to help those in need:
Three Ways to Help with Aging-in-Place:
Pitch in to ensure the home of a senior who is aging in place is free from hazards.
11 Low-Cost, DIY Aging in Place Modifications
Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them
4 Questions to Ask About Senior Safety At Home
Six Ways to Help with Daily Living:
The activities of daily living (e.g. eating, bathing, and dressing) are challenging without assistance.
10 Signs A Senior May Need Assistance with Daily Living
The 5 Tasks Seniors Need Help With the Most
18 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
Finding Transportation Services for Seniors
Four Ways to Help with Social Isolation:
Unfortunately, social isolation has been linked to several physical and mental health issues in seniors; here are ways to help prevent this.
Easy Ways to Help Seniors Stay Social
How To Avoid Loneliness And Social Isolation For Seniors
33 Practical and Creative Senior Care Package Ideas
Tips to Help Seniors Boost Physical and Mental Health During Quarantine
Thank you to Beverly Nelson at Stand Up for Caregivers for providing the contents of this page.