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Ways to help senior citizens in your area and beyond

Communities are stronger when every individual is happy and healthy regardless of race, gender or age. The most vulnerable populations in our society are many, among them are senior citizens.

“Senior citizens also present many opportunities for service,” said Robert Montgomery, author at Points of Lights. “Aging adults can face a number of challenges, from loneliness to failing health,” Any gesture can be grand for the impact it can make in a senior’s life. With limited mobility, seniors may need assistance with tasks. It is helpful for seniors living alone to have a helping hand.

Complete errands and provide transportation

Many seniors depend on others for transportation once they are no longer able to drive. Volunteering to take seniors to appointments or to run errands is helpful. It gives them the freedom to get the task done without worrying about getting around. Creating a pickup schedule for a sen