Take Action

Ways You Can Start

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community,” said American writer Anthony J. D’Angelo. Let us show you how easy it is to care for older adults in our communities and inspire others.


Lend Your Voice

You may be an expert-by-experience on issues that face older adults. Share your knowledge, and advocate for change, action, or research. Here are two places to start:

Hilarity for Charity: Help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and advocate for policy changes.

Changing the Face of Aging: Learn about our aging society and public policy measures that can help address issues.

Give From Your Heart

Find a project worth giving to.

GIVE65℠: The signature program of the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, also available in Canada, is an online giving platform committed to helping nonprofits create hope for seniors.

Hilarity for Charity Grants: In partnership with Home Instead Senior Care®, Hilarity for Charity awards grants for Alzheimer’s in-home care services to families in need of respite care.

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Get Prepared to Care

Educate yourself about issues that impact seniors and their loved ones so you can be better prepared to care. Start learning today:

Education Programs: From cybersecurity for seniors to nutrition, learn about the issues that often impact older adults.

Help for Alzheimer’s Families: If you know a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, these resources may help.

CaregiverStress.com: Are you or a family member caring for a loved one? It can be stressful. Learn the issues and tips to help.

Give Your Time

Volunteer with organizations that help seniors and support causes that help older adults.

Be a Santa to a Senior®: A community gift-donation program that spreads holiday cheer to lonely or financially challenged seniors.

Become a Pen Pal: Spread joy to isolated seniors through our letter-writing program.