Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Phoenix

6 Ways Home Care Can Help Seniors Rediscover Purpose

After they’re no longer working, seniors sometimes find themselves struggling to find purpose, because of a lack of direction like in a 9-5 job. Home care services may be the answer to that. By offering their support and guidance, they can help seniors in many aspects: Volunteering, taking classes (a great time to further their education!), learning a new skill, reconnecting with old friends and family via social media, telling your story via self-reflection (as many adults want to record their personal history), and last but not least, helping to develop meaningful relationships.

Key Takeaways:

  • Lack of motivation can have an effect on the well being of seniors and risk slipping into a sedentary lifestyle
  • Volunteering, taking classes, learning skills, and going online are ways to combat a lack of direction
  • Social interactions are important to keep in mind and face to face time can be vital for elderly adults

“After retirement, seniors often struggle to find purpose in their lives. Many are surprised at their lack of direction without a Monday-to-Friday job.”

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