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Help a Senior Stay Cool
Seniors are more likely to be affected by the summer heat. Take a few simple steps to help everyone be safer this summer, no matter how hot it gets.
Send a Postcard
Whether you’re taking a staycation or vacation this summer, drop a postcard in the mail to a senior loved one to show you care.
Dance with a Senior
This week, kick up your heels and ask a senior to dance with you. Plus, you just might learn a new move or two!
Donate to Help Seniors
On July 10–12, donate $10 to a project that helps seniors through GIVE65 or a favorite senior-focused non-profit of your choice.
Both Canada and the U.S. celebrate their independence the first week of July. Many of us take our individual independence for granted, but some seniors may feel they are slowly losing theirs. This week, help a senior remain independent longer.
Find a Place to Volunteer
Summer is a great season to give back to a senior. Find a local organization where you can volunteer, share your talents, and make a difference.
Thank a Dad
In honor of Father’s Day this week, thank a senior dad or loved one that has served as a father-figure.