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According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in America are divided into 11 categories. Senior assistance falls under the category of human services. The type of help seniors can range from assistance with household chores and meal preparation to getting transportation to medical appointments or other destinations.
It is never too early to teach your children how to be productive, kind members of society. Empathy for others is a character trait that will lead them positively throughout their lives and remind them of all the things to be grateful for. One great way to demonstrate how committed you are to helping others is by volunteering in your children’s’ presence and having them alongside you as you donate time and compassion for others’ well-being.
Seniors are people who are age 65 and up. Approximately 17 percent of the US population is considered to be of senior age. 1 in 5 Americans is 60 or older. They range from being completely independent to living in varying levels of assisted retirement communities. One of the unfortunate realities of life is that people get more isolated as they age. This happens as their friends age and die, as well as their spouse or partner. Even with a close, loving family, elderly people get accustomed to the new normal of adjusting to a more lonely lifestyle.
Seniors are often overlooked by friends and family, especially when they live in a retirement community. Many facilities are doing wonderful activities with their residents to ensure they live fulfilling lives, but as a community, we can do more. Below are a few...
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