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FOR VETERANS

How Church Members Can Help Senior Adults Live a Healthy, Fulfilling Life

 

It’s not uncommon for seniors to face several physical, mental, and emotional challenges in their daily lives. And as members of the church, there are many things we can do to help with these challenges. By learning about the prevalent issues that seniors often deal with and actively engaging in caregiving, we can truly make a world of difference in the lives of the aging adults in our communities.

 

Start with the Home - From home modifications to regular cleaning, caregiving starts by making sure seniors are safe and healthy in their homes. 

 

Ways to Find Assistance for Home Accessibility Improvements

 

Home Modifications for Seniors: A Room-by-Room Guide for Safety and Independence

 

5 Tips for Helping a Senior Clean House

 

Benefits of Home Cleaning Services for the Elderly

 

Help Them Determine Sales Proceeds If They Want to Sell Their Home

 

Help Them Connect - Loneliness and depression are some of the most common issues that seniors face on a daily basis.

 

Warning Signs of Depression in a Family Member 

 

Social Well-Being for Seniors: A Guide to Staying Connected and Making Friends 

 

Helping Seniors Get Connected Through Technology 

 

9 Tips for Volunteering in Retirement 

 

Medicare Coverage of Mental Health Services 

 

Help Them Find Online Christian Support Groups 

 

Encourage Healthy Routines - Many issues that older adults face can be mitigated or even eliminated by engaging in healthy day-to-day routines.

 

6 Easy and Safe Exercises for Seniors 

 

Healthy Eating for Older Adults 

 

Sleep Changes in Older Adults 

 

Being involved in your community’s caregiving village doesn’t have to be a full-time job. Learn about the issues that many older adults face each day, and seek ways to help in any way you can. The church can—and should—do our part in improving the everyday lives of the seniors in our communities.

 

Beverly Nelson

beverly@standupforcaregivers.org