Understanding How Community Outreach Programs Work
Community Outreach Programs for seniors are designed to allow seniors to age in place in the comforts of their own home. Programs offer caregivers and seniors support whether the outreach program is a service in home or found in the community. By empowering seniors and caregivers alike allows consumers to remain in their community as long as possible and provide options for independent living. Programs can be found through the local Area Agency on Aging branch, county based senior center, religious organizations such as churches and synagogues and other non-profit organizations.
Outreach Programs offer socialization, support, activities and encourages seniors and caregivers to interact within a community setting.
Programs that are available are generally:
- Caregiver Support Groups
- Meal Delivery Services
- Senior Activities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Home Care Services