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Providing Home Assistance to Seniors

  • Published: 2009-08-16 (Revised/Updated 2014-03-14) : georgelarson.
  • Synopsis: Senior assistance to help Seniors stay in their homes and keep them involved in social activities without taking away their independence.

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Quote: "If the Senior can not leave their home you could bring something that will keep their interest during the day."

Senior citizens want to stay independent and involved with family and their community yet their health or mobility issues may make that difficult.

There are ways to provide Senior assistance to help Seniors stay in their homes and keep them involved in social activities without taking away their independence.

Senior Assistance - Senior Citizen Computer

A great means, to provide a way to keep seniors involved in life, is to provide them with a computer.

Senior Citizens - Miscellaneous Assistance

There are always small items that need attention in a home. You could:

While you are attending to these tasks visit with the Senior Citizen and catch them up on what is going on in the community.

Senior Citizen Activities

It is important for everyone to be able to get outside every once in a while. Depending on the Senior's capabilities you could:

Being in the fresh air will lift their spirits and you may hear some great stories of happenings in the neighborhood years ago.

Senior Citizen - Homebound Idea

If the Senior can not leave their home you could bring something that will keep their interest during the day. Bird watching is something you could easily and inexpensively provide by:

Senior Home Care - Holiday Celebration

Take some time and help put out decorations to celebrate the holidays. There are probably boxes of decorations, packed in the Senior's house, that were set out years ago.

These are just examples of what a person could do to provide Senior assistance for the Senior Citizens in their neighborhood so they can stay independent and involved. Make the decision to help and then get involved.

Reference: Toni Grundstrom (pen name - georgelarson) has been a freelance writer and telecommuter for over 17 years. achievewithus.blogspot.ca My goal is to continue to succeed in life while combating MS. I am using my 18 years of marketing experience and writing background to write articles on marketing, disability, and activities I enjoy and interest me. I design and build stained glass creations including stepping stones, garden art, hanging panels and windows for your home.

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