Senior Citizens

Make Every Vote Count

There are over 44.7 million senior citizens Min 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...Read more

Make Every Vote Count

There are over 44.7 million senior citizens Min 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. * Learn about your voter eligibility and registration requirements at www.usa.gov * See where the 2016 presidential candidates stand on 50 issues at www.procon...Read more
Blackout boxes

Blackout Boxes

Help people during emergencies by making "Blackout Boxes." Fill them with items to help them when the lights go out. It is especially nice to create Blackout Boxes for people who might have trouble getting around such as senior citizens. Here's what you're doing: Providing safety for seniors in their home by preparing "Blackout Boxes" filled with items they can use during emergencies Interesting fact: When a power outage occurs, unplug all...Read more

Relay for Life

What is Relay for Life? Organized, overnight community fundraising walk for the American Cancer Society Teams of people camp out around a track Members of each team take turns walking around the track Food, games and activities provide entertainment and build camaraderie Family-friendly environment for the entire community Because it's a team event, individual participants are not required to be there the entire time. But it's so much fun, you'...Read more

22 Ways to Brighten a Senior Citizen's Day

1. Ask a senior to teach you how to cook one of their favorite recipes. 2. Set aside 10 minutes during your next Club meeting and have everyone call, email, or text a special elderly person in their life. 3. Make a playlist of happy tunes to help a senior perk up. 4. Make a playlist of soothing songs to help relax a senior before bed. 5. Make, collect, and/or donate items to a senior center like hot tea and lavender candles that help promote...Read more

Do the Senior Shuffle!

Did you know that 1 in 5 seniors are clinically depressed? Older adults who exercise have better physical health and experience less anxiety and depression. However, by age 75 about 1 in 3 senior citizens do not get any physical activity. What can your Club do? Organize a dance at your local senior center! Boost everyone's mood by playing fun music and busting a move. All you need is people, a playlist, and a place to party!Read more

Connecting generations: Have a heart, lend a hand

Did you know... In 1900, there were 3.1 million seniors (over 65 years of age) in the U.S.? About 1 in 25 Americans were seniors. In 1990, there were 31.1 million seniors in the U.S.? About 1 in 8 Americans were seniors. WOW! Ten times as many as in 1900. From 1990 to 2020, the senior population is projected to increase to 54 million people? In 2020, about 1 in 6 Americans will be seniors. In order for seniors to take care of and remain in their...Read more

BINGO Fun!

Did you know? In 1900, there were 3.1 million seniors (over 65 years of age) in the U.S. About 1 in 25 Americans were seniors. In 1990, there were 31.1 million seniors in the U.S. About 1 in 8 Americans were seniors. WOW! Ten times as many as in 1900. From 1990 to 2020, the senior population is projected to increase to 54 million people! In 2020, about 1 in 6 Americans will be seniors. Some seniors feel alone and isolated. Their families are far...Read more

Wellness Kits for Veterans

Make care packages for hospitalized and retired veterans in your community! Help them feel better and give them a special thank you for their service by collecting toiletries, socks and books. Include your own medal of honor with your kit.Read more

Rally Around a Cause

Did you know... A rally is a great way to bring a large number of people together to learn more about the importance of certain issues in our communities. You might choose to hold a rally about anti-violence, equal rights, the environment, or animal welfare, for example. The community, politicians, and businesses will be sent a clear message about the importance of the topic you choose. Project: Excite and educate your community about an issue...Read more

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