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Today’s guest article is written by Marie Villeza, you can read a short profile about her at the end of this article.
For seniors, it is especially important to stay socially active, because it helps to stave off feelings of loneliness, depression, and dementia. A recent study from Chicago’s Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center found that highly social seniors had a 70% lower rate of cognitive decline than their peers who were less social. One of the best ways for seniors to be social is for them to remain engaged in their church. For churches looking for ways to keep seniors engaged, here are six options.
Provide Volunteer Opportunities at Church
Seniors who volunteer at their churches are active and mentally engaged, and because they are engaging with others outside of their homes, they often have better health than their isolated or inactive peers. Some…
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