Senior Citizens

generationOn Collective Thinking Project Guide

Collective Thinking

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Too often in life, we focus on the things that are going wrong, or making us feel bad. But that doesn't have to be the case! Challenge your community to remember and reflect on the fact that the world is full of kindness, love, and compassion by holding a brainstorm to reflect on how they are making a difference in their school, community, or world, and they'll be able to see everyone else's responses!...

Make Every Vote Count

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There are over 44.7 million senior citizens in the US and their opinions matter, especially on issues that affect them, like Social Security and Medicare. Organize your friends or family and help register seniors in your community to vote for important issues that directly impact them...

BINGO Fun!

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At one time or another we all have felt bored or lonely. Can you imagine what it must feel like to have very few people to hang out with and not much to do? YOU can make a difference in the lives of some seniors. Grab some friends and organize a fun game of BINGO. Who knows? You may even make some new "older" friends! Project: Visit a senior center, nursing home, or assisted living facility and organize a Bingo event for the seniors.You and your...

Meals on Wheels

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Volunteering for "Meals On Wheels" is a great way to help give back to your community and senior citizens. You can help deliver the meals and make placemats and greeting cards. Another idea is to make a Toiletry Gift Bag to add to their meal tray.

Winter Cheer for Seniors

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Winter in snowy regions can be dangerous for seniors to get out of the house. Help make decorations for senior centers to brighten up their day!

Festive Community

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Joy is this season's greatest gift. Give joy to those who need it most by creating decorations to warm a senior center, homeless shelter, or community organization.

Helpful Holidays

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Clearing out a neighbor's driveway, raking leaves, or cleaning up the sidewalk is a great way to show you care. You can help an elderly neighbor by cleaning up their outdoor area.

Caring Calendar

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Create a calendar to help seniors in your neighborhood or at a nursing home keep track of special events and birthdays.

Birthday Care Cake

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Celebrate a seniors birthday by making a cake and delivering it to them at a nursing home.

Audio Cards

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Wish visually impaired seniors a happy birthday by sending them an audio card

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