By Beverly Nelson, Stand Up For Caregivers

Many communities are inadvertently leaving their oldest members behind, but we have the means and the responsibility to do what we can to make seniors’ lives safer, easier, and more comfortable. Here’s a look at how you and your family can make sure you’re supporting seniors in your neighborhood.

Meet Social Needs
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Start a Walking Group

Make Sure They’re Safe in Their Home
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Help Them Evaluate Their Financial Assets and Value of Their Home

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Find Ways to Save on Food Costs
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Sign Them Up for Open Heart Kitchen’s Senior Meal Program

As people get older, they need more and more support. Ask yourself, is your community meeting those needs? Remember to always look for ways you can do even just a little bit more for the needy people in your neighborhood.

Beverly Nelson works as an office manager and is the primary caregiver to her 83 year old mother. She is the creator of Stand Up For Caregivers, which aims to help protect and advocate for the health and well-being of adult caregivers. Learn more at

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