Click the categories below for resource videos designed to help seniors thrive at home.
Thriving at Home For Seniors
Welcome to the Thriving at Home for Seniors resource page with valuable content for seniors and their families. Maybe you’re home right now feeling alone, or thinking about a loved one who is alone. At Immanuel, we want you to know we’re here for you because we’re not for profit. In times like these, we’re given an opportunity to come together, to fulfill our mission of Christ-centered service to seniors, each other and the community in a way that extends far beyond our walls.
Visit this page often for tips on connecting during social distancing, ideas on staying well, eating well and more. If you are supporting an aging loved one or are worried about what’s next—we’re here for you, be sure to contact us with questions or call-in to our Employee Hope Hotline at 402.933.6442. New messages are posted every morning by 10 a.m. and are inspirational for all.
What is brain health and can games really improve your memory? This and more in our Brain Games episode.
If you are supporting a senior loved one with memory loss, this is a must-watch. Learn tips for supporting them during these uncertain times.
Trying New Recipes
The kitchen is a great place to find enrichment as we all spend more time at home. Learn some new recipes and tips for finding joy at the table.
Thriving At Home Videos
It’s an unprecedented time full of stress and fear. Tune in as Immanuel’s VP of mission and spiritual care, Pastor Peggy Hall gives us all an extra helping of hope.
Thriving at Home
What lights you up? Engagement is all about connecting with the things you find most joyful. This video helps you connect and discover those things at home.
Social Distancing and Community Resource Videos
Online Resources for Seniors
From Amazon to Zoom, there are a lot of online resources helping people stay well at home. Discover some of our favorites for shopping, fun and online safety tips.
Social distancing has become a new normal with the onset of COVID-19. For seniors, especially those living alone, social connection has never been more important. Discover ways to virtually connect with your loved ones.
Omaha Community Resources
Social distancing has been challenging, especially for those most at-risk. Tune-in to discover how Omaha area businesses are making it a little bit easier for community seniors.
Lincoln Community Resources
Social distancing has been challenging, especially for those most at-risk. Tune-in to discover how Lincoln businesses are making it a little bit easier for community seniors.
Des Moines Community Resources
Social distancing has been challenging, especially for those most at-risk. Tune-in to discover how Des Moines businesses are making it a little bit easier for community seniors.
Health, Food and Fitness Videos
Cooking at Home
We’re all spending more time cooking at home. Immanuel’s general manager of culinary operations sits down with us for some tips on quick and easy meals you can make at home.
At a time when we’re all spending more days at home, it’s easy to neglect physical fitness. But for seniors, it couldn’t be more important.
Planning Guides and Additional Resources
Retirement Living Planning Guide
Our retirement living guide will help you answer the tough questions through our proven 4-step process, walking you through retirement goals, timing, having the conversation with loved ones and finances.
Loneliness Risk Assessment
If you’re concerned, you’re not alone. Knowing you or your loved one’s risk for loneliness is the first to making a change.
Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Comparison Guide
Not all retirement living communities are created equal. See the difference non-profit can make with our free comparison guide.
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