Seniors can foster a pet with free veterinary pet care, free pet food and supplies. Seniors benefit from the companionship of a pet to promote their health and well-being and hard to adopt homeless pets are adopted.
The cost is taken care of by the "Silver Paws" Program, therefore alleviating any financial concerns of having a pet for the elderly. Senior pets for seniors can be an ideal energy match. Watch Video Serves elderly and special needs pet owners by providing free pet food and free pet care such as: transportation for veterinary and grooming visits, short-term pet sitting for pet owners who are hospitalized, and financial aid for veterinary care. Provides help for elderly and their pets through free pet food banks, free pet care, support with landlord disputes and caring for a pet when a senior is no longer able to or is terminally ill. The SAGE Society is a learning-in-retirement organization for retired and semi-retired seniors interested in learning, classes, intellectual discussions and cultural stimulation.
and to provide the senior community with an afternoon of socialization, comedy, laughter and fun activity. Watch Video Senior stand up comedy classes for seniors in retirement homes.
To prevent senior lonliness and isolation during Christmas.
To provide seniors with gifts, socialization and entertainment during the holidays. Families of volunteers visit seniors on holidays such as Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah, Tu B’Shevat, and Passover, to socailize and bring gifts for seniors provided by the organization DOROT. Watch Video Celebrating festive senior social events every month such as birthdays, lunches, Christmas senior gift program etc.,at the Friends of Elderly Chicago location or through an in-home celebration at a homebound senior's home. Watch Video A free senior friendly i Pad app so that the elderly can keep in touch with their friends, children and grandkids.
"PHONE BUDDIES FOR HOLLYWOOD'S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY" PROGRAM Seniors retired from the entertainment industry get friendly phone calls from volunteers currently in the industry.
The connection keeps seniors tied to the industry, active socially and may lead to mentorship or provide a career connection for volunteers. Watch Video Intergenerational drama theater workshops involving students and seniors that combine first hand memories held by seniors along with role-play. Seniors take a rap, hip-hop class and perform in front of a live audience upon completion providing senior arts, creativity and confidence.
The App keeps technologically challenged seniors connected through social networking with a secure list of known friends and family.
Available on itunes Through Senior Meetup seniors meet in person for group activities and social events.To reach out to isolated, lonely or the Indian aged living alone so that they can renew their sense of purpose and meaning in life and restore self worth, dignity and confidence. Volunteer drivers pick up senior citizens from their homes and take them to the home of a volunteer host.The volunteer and seniors spend a few hours together enjoying a Sunday afternoon social tea. United Kingdom (UK) Watch Video Older adults are joining internet senior social communities creating their own profiles, connecting with adult children, grandchildren and creating a new network of friends. Paw Paw relies more on an icon style system of email for elderly who may have low vision.The aim is to recognize and give credit to senior artists, to provide an intergenerational exchange between artists and to promote positive aging. The organization aims to share stories that might otherwise go untold and advocate for equal arts access on behalf of older adults. Watch Video Older adults (sages) and students (seekers) take part in an eight-week intergenerational program allowing them to communicate one on one, engage in storytelling and connect on a deeper level. Watch Video Street art workshops for senior citizens.Workshops are held in studio and then moved out onto the streets for hands on spray paint graffiti, stenciling and tagging experience. Watch Video A unique senior art program in which senior participants share pivotal life experiences with young artists who then turn the story into an artistic piece in a medium of choice. An art gallery and educational art studio which promotes artistic achievement and careers for those living with physical, developmental or mental disabilities and seniors. Watch Video An annual art festival featuring senior artists in the areas of music, literature, dance, theater performance, painting and more. Watch Video Senior dating profiles and senior dating advice from AARP.Online Online senior dating section for singles 50 which is part of the larger dating site