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Talking About Senior along With Seniors - Do's And Don'ts

by Jeffry Tildesley (2019-12-23)


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The menus provide healthy, nutritious meals with quality ingredients. You avoid the fast food , processed food route . No planning, no mess andm or tiem to spend with your family. For example, the December menu offers Confetti Meatloaf or Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breast, Spanish Paellla, Shanghai Cornish Hens, Maple Dijon Pork Chops for main meals and Chocolate Mousse Brownie Delight or Cherry Cheese Danish dessert and these are only a few of the selections.

Another idea would be to take a youth group to a local moorings naples senior living village. Pick your favorite carols, load up the youth group and head on over to as many retirement communities as possible. Just make sure you call ahead of time to get your caroling event scheduled. It's better to carol for everyone in a large room than go door to door. After the singing, present each resident with a Christmas card, which was prepared ahead of time. These do not need to be personalized. Just a simple message, signed by each member of the youth group will mean so much to the person receiving it.

Sponsor a "Battle of the Bands" as your fundraiser. Allow all bands to participate, from student bands to garage bands. The bands pay to enter the contest and everyone else pays admission to the contest. This type of fundraiser is also family-friendly. You can have the fundraiser indoors or outdoors, depending on the available facilities.

If you enjoy looking after people, specifically people who are getting older, start your own business by helping families out with their aging family members. As much as some people want to care for their own family members, it is also a very hard job that takes a lot of time and it is okay to get help. If you want to make money doing something you love, this is a perfect opportunity to help people out.

HSGKC is also bringing adoptable dogs to the "Dogs & Dawgs" fundraiser at Shawnee Hills senior housing bonita springs fl (6335 Maurer Rd., Shawnee) on Sunday, July 19. It's a lunch event to raise money for the shelter. It'll be from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Is the senior maintaining personal hygiene? If they are unsure of themselves in the tub, they may be bathing less frequently. A lack of fresh clothing can indicate a fear of performing laundry chores. If they need assistance with personal hygiene basics, it's definitely a sign that they need help getting some of the simple things done.

What kind of content? In the elder care industry the best type of content is on elder care issues, but that can get old. Mix it up. Talk about Medicare, retirement issues, senior housing fort myers fl, senior housing, prescription drug costs, traveling to visit grandkids, economic issues effecting seniors and more. You get the point. Be a good steward of your informational resources and share that content with purpose.

Water is an important element of a healthy senior diet and one that is hard for many seniors to fulfill. Seniors need to drink at least 8 glasses daily to hydrate the body. Drinking water will prevent dehydration symptoms such as headaches, muscle weakness, hoarseness, and constipation. If you're one of those seniors who has a hard time drinking enough water, keep a container with at least 8 glasses of water in the refrigerator every day. At the end of the day the container should be empty which means you have drank the water necessary for a healthy senior diet!

But for those who waited, or for those boomers who are just now coming to the age where they are thinking about where they want to live when they retire, this is an ideal circumstance. There are literally tons of properties on the market at distressed prices. Some being sold by the property owners and some by the management of the retirement communities. Either way, though, the deals are quite amazing.

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