Volunteer & Work Opportunities
Whether you want to supplement your retirement income or donate your time, there are many work and volunteer opportunities for older adults. Get more information on jobs for retirees — including working from home and part-time positions — and volunteer networks in your area from SeniorLeaf™. We’re empowering older adults to continue doing what they love and share their talents with others in the community.
You’ve probably heard of Meals on Wheels, but older adults have several other options when it comes to eating well. Explore our listings on SeniorLeaf.com to find nutritious solutions in your area ranging from congregate meals to food delivery for seniors and grocery shopping services. View our resource page for more information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps), or other programs providing meal benefits to those with limited incomes.
Respite/Adult Day Care Centers
When you’re concerned about leaving your loved one alone, an adult day care center may be the solution. Take comfort knowing your loved one is in a safe, social environment while you take care of yourself and your other responsibilities. Find a day care center for older adults using SeniorLeaf™.
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
Connect with your local Area Agency on Aging using SeniorLeaf.com. The non-profit organizations, frequently referred to as AAA, offer a spate of services which typically include meal delivery or congregate meals, caregiver support groups, non-medical transportation services and other community resources for older adults.
Fitness & Wellness
Exercise is vital to the overall well-being of older adults, with both physical and mental benefits. Whether you want to join a gym with a fitness and wellness coordinator who can customize a diet and exercise program for you or are looking for free yoga classes or low-impact workouts offered through your local Area Agency on Aging, SeniorLeaf.com offers a variety of health, wellness and fitness options for older adults.
Medical Equipment & Supplies
Looking for a medical equipment supplier in your area? Our Trusted Providers offer everything you need to live comfortably and independently at home, from travel scooters to oxygen tanks and bracing grab bars. Search SeniorLeaf.com to find what you need or call 1-833-MY-SENIOR to learn more about Medicare’s durable medical equipment coverage and create a comprehensive care plan.
Caring for an aging friend or relative often takes both a physical and emotional toll, but your well-being is as important as theirs. Find community resources and caregiver support groups in your area using SeniorLeaf™. Whether you’re looking for a brief respite, training specific to Alzheimer’s disease, VA caregiver support programs or grief counseling, we’re here to help.
Senior Citizen Centers
Locate the nearest senior center on SeniorLeaf.com and enjoy the company of other older adults in your area. In addition to social and recreational activities, senior centers connect the aging population to community resources so they can continue to live healthy, independent lives. Only partial funding for senior centers is provided by the government; if you would like to donate your time or money contact your community’s senior center.
Elder Abuse Prevention
Unfortunately, elder abuse and neglect is a reality for some older adults. It can take many different forms — physical, psychological or financial — and can happen at home or in a care center. Fortunately, there are ways that you can protect your loved one. Resources on elder abuse prevention from Area Agencies on Aging and other entities are available on SeniorLeaf.com.
Alzheimer's & Dementia
When you notice the first signs of dementia, search SeniorLeaf™ to find a medical professional who can diagnose the condition — memory loss and other cognitive declines are not a normal part of aging. Whether caused by Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, a frontotemporal disorder or medication side effects, there are ways to alleviate symptoms. Dementia support groups are also available for caregivers.
When driving is no longer an option, turn to SeniorLeaf™. From paratransit buses to Medicaid transportation services and private healthcare shuttles, our online directory includes many different types of transportation services for older adults. Volunteer driver programs may also be available through your local Area Agency on Aging.
When taken as instructed, prescription and over-the-counter medications can improve the quality of life for older adults. Whether you’re looking for a 24-hour pharmacy, a drugstore that offers free medication delivery or an online pharmacy, SeniorLeaf™ connects older adults with a variety of Trusted Providers.
Funeral Services and Preplanning
It’s never too early to start making funeral arrangements, giving both you and your survivors comfort and confidence knowing your final wishes will be carried out. Search SeniorLeaf.com to find the best funeral homes, cremation services and preplanning providers. You may even find more affordable funeral services when you make advance arrangements.