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No One Should Ever Grow Old Alone

Every year, older adults are welcomed with open arms in Salvation Army corps community centers across the country.

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More than 14% of Americans over age 71 are affected by dementia.

Research suggests that elderly care involving human contact and interpersonal conversation lowers the impact of dementia and depression.


The Salvation Army Is Dedicated to
Serving Seniors and the Elderly Through:

Community

Each Salvation Army corps community center serves its local senior citizen community in unique ways to meet specific needs. A wide variety of program offerings - ranging from clubs and classes to groups and gatherings - empowers older adults to learn, laugh, and thrive among like-minded friends.

Activities

The Salvation Army works to stimulate the minds and bodies of older adults via educational opportunities, low-impact exercise, dances, lunches, fellowship, and countless other "young at heart" activities.

Residences

To help ease the functional transitions associated with advanced age, we offer housing assistance and living quarters for the elderly - each cultivated with a loving atmosphere of help, kindness, and acceptance.

Adult Day Care Centers

Because the mental and physical disabilities associated with old age impact both the elderly and their loved ones, The Salvation Army offers adult day care facilities. Here, older adults unable to independently care for themselves enjoy friendship, kindness, and monitored activities while their caretakers enjoy a much-needed break.

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Depression doesn't get better with age.

Approximately 7 million people over the age of 65 experience symptoms of depression.

Your donation to The Salvation Army supports visits to homebound senior citizens. Donate now.

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Social activity sharpens minds.

Studies revealed that seniors ages 50 to 60 who were socially active had slower rates of declining memories.

Your donation helps fund a senior citizen luncheon at a Salvation Army community center. Donate now.

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Dementia touches one in 7 Americans over the age of 71.

Recent studies show that consistent human contact and interaction can reduce dementia and depression.

Your donation provides one senior with a week of specialized services and loving interaction at a Salvation Army adult day care program. Donate now.

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The Salvation Army provides a wide range of elderly care and support options.

The Salvation Army passionately invites senior citizens into relationships with others through our many senior centers and eldercare programs. To help combat the loneliness, depression, and loss of independence that often accompany old age, we provide group dining experiences, coordinate activities, visit the homebound, and offer residential assistance for older adults in need of a senior living community.

The Salvation Army Offers Love, Dignity,
Respect, and Joy to Senior Adults

Watch how The Salvation Army serves disabled seniors
and their providers at our senior day care program.

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