3 Ways to Make a Senior Friend

Find ways to make a senior friend this year.
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Imagine weeks on end with little to no social interaction with the outside world. Now imagine a new person abruptly coming into your life – a friend who sparked conversation, cared about your day and genuinely enjoyed your company.

Whether it’s a neighbor, an acquaintance from the local market, or a military veteran who frequents a favorite social spot, your friendship can make a difference for a senior in your community (and you, too!).

Here are a few ways to get started:

  1. Say hello – The greeting sounds easy enough, but it can often be the hardest trigger to pull when approaching new people.
  2. Ask a question – Being interested in what someone else likes is the lifeline to any good relationship.
  3. Find a commonality – Whether it’s beer, gardening or the history of the town you live in, there is always something to connect with.

Have you made any new senior friends this year? Tell us in the comments.

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