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
Home Security: Keeping Seniors Safe at Home
The Ultimate Resource Guide for Seniors and Their Families