Many different elements go into making a place “Senior Friendly.” The same things that make it a good place to live for young people, children, and families make a community senior-friendly. The most crucial element is the human connection.
Sometimes, a one-to-one connection is the simplest – and the most effective.
- Pay a visit
- Run an errand
- Offer a ride
- Lend a hand with yard work
It all begins with reaching out and connecting with your neighbors. Need more ideas? Click here for a brochure.
If you’d like to be part of a larger initiative, there are many organizations looking for volunteers to further their work. Click here for links to organizations that offer a variety of options and levels of commitment; browse through, to find the one that’s right for you:
in your neighborhood, your faith community, or with your friends and family.
There are many models to choose among, from a simple phone chain to a helping hands group; and there are resources available to help. Click here to get started in determining which one is right for you.
The need is greater than ever, as prices rise and seniors struggle to make ends meet on a fixed income. Every little bit makes a difference, in helping seniors in need. Learn More.