Here are 7 great reasons why your teenager should consider volunteering at a nursing home:. Check out this extensive list! I completely agree! And, if you go with your children to the nursing home when they are younger, they can get their bearings. It is not very scary for teens to volunteer at a facility that they have been to many times, while they were children. My grandmother always took me to the nursing home to volunteer and our church took us children to volunteer.
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It can feel intimidating, though, and it can be hard to know where to start. His goal: brighten the day of a group of people that have unfortunately, in large part, been forgotten, and make them feel like someone cares. In fact, many of them were just sitting in their rooms, isolated. The elderly people in my life, even my grandpa, had people in their lives who cared about them and were able to communicate with them. So, he started writing letters to people at his local nursing home, then reached out to others.
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He started writing letters to people at his local nursing home, then reached out to others. We spoke to Jacob about how young people—people of all ages, really—can start a movement as an army of one, help it grow, and conquer any obstacles or roadblocks they may encounter. What advice do you have for other young people who might want to do the same? Everyone has the resources they need to make a difference.