Resources for Care Givers
Where to go for help: local resources
The MASSResources.org Website:
These are food resources available in addition to the Island Food Pantry:
Resources to Support Our Local Senior Community
Over the course of our lives, many of us begin to experience mobility limitations, physical impairments and cognitive changes. Other needs arise as well in the midst of global pandemic.
Not every senior has a family member to lean on, which makes it more important for those in the church community to step up in a big way. Here is a quick list of resources:
Pitch in to ensure the home of a senior who is aging in place is free from hazards.
Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them
11 Low-Cost, DIY Aging in Place Modifications
4 Questions to Ask About Senior Safety At Home
The activities of daily living (e.g. eating, bathing, and dressing) are challenging without assistance.
5 Tasks Seniors Need Help With the Most
18 Easy and Healthy Meals for Seniors
Protective Face Masks: Resources on Making and Wearing Them
Locating Transportation Services for Seniors
Unfortunately, social isolation has been linked to several physical and mental health issues in seniors; here are ways to help prevent this.
Easy Ways to Help Seniors Stay Social
How To Avoid Loneliness And Social Isolation For Seniors
What to Put in a Care Package for Seniors
Tips to Help Seniors Boost Physical and Mental Health During Quarantine