Seniors Helping Seniors volunteer to give and receive

June 10, 2018

Staying active is important to health and happiness for seniors but older adults say it's even better when they are helping others. Volunteering gives seniors a sense of belonging and increases activity, creating improvements in mental, physical and spiritual health. Among other benefits, volunteering can reduce stress, improve mood and lower the risk of developing high blood pressure. In short, for older adults, volunteering can make one feel better.

There are many opportunities for seniors to volunteer, engage and interact with other senior folks in the community. They can volunteer at local hospitals, help various nonprofit organizations, provide transportation for seniors who don't drive, deliver meals to shut-ins and the list goes on. To learn more about volunteering in the area go to or

There's another way to help and to earn a little extra income. Because of their growth in the community, Seniors Helping Seniors would be interested in talking to those who live their life with compassion and understanding, and are interested in work that brings value and purpose to their days. It takes a special kind of person to be a caregiver for Seniors Helping Seniors; those who are get as much as they give to other seniors.

In the SHS community, everyone wins. Those who give and those who receive learn from each other every day. A bond develops. A strong friendship grows. So if one lives life with patience and compassion, and would like to earn a little extra in retirement years, reach out to Seniors Helping Seniors.

Seniors Helping Seniors in-home services was founded to provide seniors with the ability to choose an independent lifestyle remaining in their own homes, for as long as possible, with the dignity and respect they deserve. Seniors Helping Seniors offers companionship, light housekeeping, cooking, personal grooming and dressing, shopping, transportation and other services. If in need of assistance or know someone in need of in-home care, visit or call 302-858-7330.