Every year in the U.S., millions of people provide emotional support and daily living assistance to aging in place elderly loved ones. And although providing senior companionship can be time consuming, tiring and stressful, it can also be highly rewarding and gratifying. In fact, there are several reasons why being a care companion ultimately benefits your health, starting with these.
Under normal circumstances, independent seniors are encouraged to get out and stay socially active as much as possible. But due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most communities have now released social distancing guidelines, and some have even banned nonessential travel and social gatherings altogether. These social restrictions are hard on everyone, especially elderly persons who live alone.
This is Annie, she is the SCP Volunteer of the month!! Annie has been volunteering with the SCP for 3 years now! Thank you Annie, for your wonderful volunteer service. You Rock!!