6 Benefits of Seniors Volunteering in Schools

Historically, parents were student volunteers. A parent would volunteer to serve on the PTA or would help out in the classroom. It is a way for parents to be more connected to their child’s school. Now, the scope of school … Read More

4 Ways Seniors Can Be Prepared for Disaster

Disasters are reality in this day and age. According to recent data, the number of significant disasters, where at least 10 people were killed, has been rising steadily since the 1970s. For example, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 caused an estimated … Read More

Resources for Elder Care and Aging

Whether it's you or a loved one, the aging process is daunting. Where do you turn for help? What legal resources are there? What if someone tries to take advantage of you or a loved one? The good news is … Read More

BIG NEWS from Seniors Helping Seniors

We've had a lot going on in the background of Seniors Helping Seniors, and we're ready to share our big news with you! Drumroll please... We are expanding! Seniors Helping Seniors Chesterfield is changing its name to Seniors Helping Seniors … Read More

Tom's Story

Tom and his wife were in good health and doing well until a stroke changed everything for them. With a loss in Tom's speech and mobility and no family in the area, his wife faced the task of caring for … Read More

Roberta's Story

Relationships are at the core of everything we do here at Seniors Helping Seniors. Here's a story from Roberta, a family member of a gentleman we helped. In her own words: Roberta's Dad My father, Bob, had lived in Chesterfield … Read More

Elaine's Story

Two and a half years ago, Elaine Todd knew that the Chesterfield area would be where she retired so she could be closer to her daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren. A pleasant change from the small community where she lived before, … Read More

Michael's Story

About Michael Michael Boykin, a native of Chesterfield County, went to school in Midlothian and college at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has worked in news journalism and human services. He joined Seniors Helping Seniors in 2014 after having been his … Read More

Sandra's Story

Sandra Okleasky moved to Chesterfield 27 years ago to escape the cold of New England. With her son in the Police Academy here, it seemed like a natural choice. She loves the nature and beauty in the part of the … Read More

2018: A Look Back for SHS Chesterfield

As we embark on a new year, it's normal to be reflective about the old one. Things here at Seniors Helping Seniors have been humming along, and we wanted to share a "year in review" with you. Here's what our … Read More