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Resources for Church Members:
13 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 14 ways each of us can plug in to help those in need:

 

3 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

 

6 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

 

4 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