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Assisting the Elderly: Social Care for Seniors in Claremont, NH and the Surrounding Area

Serving Brattleboro to Hanover and the Surrounding Communities

Visiting Angels UPPER CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY
24 Opera House Square Ste 209
Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: 603-709-4901
Fax: 603-287-8495
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Assisting the Elderly: Social Care for Seniors in Claremont, NH and the Surrounding Area

Social Care: Assisting the Elderly with Technology

At Visiting Angels of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, we use a holistic approach to providing care to our clients; our holistic approach includes caring for the individual from the inside as well as the outside of the home. We are able to provide social care for our clients; assisting the elderly with technology. By using platforms like Facebook, Skype, FaceTime, and many other, our clients are able to stay connected to and engaged with their family.

Digital Tools Help Seniors Connect to Family and Friends

Many older adults may find it difficult to adopt a digital social life due to difficultly understanding new technology. Most senior may not realize though that research has shown that the following emotional and mental benefits digital tools can have on them: 

  • Surfing the internet can reduce depression in Seniors by 20%. *
  • A University of Arizona study finds seniors who use Facebook showed a 25% improvement in mental “updating” skills - essentially improving their working memory.
  • Another study shows seniors who visit social networking sites, like Facebook, have a positive emotional experience when measured by breathing rates, brain stimulation and pupil dilation. **

Helping Seniors Stay Engaged Via Technology

The Visiting Angels' Social Care Program is available with assisting the elderly to:

  1. Use a cell phone
  2. Text, send e-mail, Skype, or use FaceTime
  3. Create a Facebook page/account and interact with family and friends
  4. Log in, shop online, or research information on a search engine

  * Washington, D.C. based Phoenix Center
** Journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Serving Brattleboro to Hanover and the Surrounding Communities

Visiting Angels UPPER CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY
24 Opera House Square Ste 209
Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: 603-709-4901
Fax: 603-287-8495

Serving Brattleboro to Hanover and the Surrounding Communities

Visiting Angels UPPER CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY
24 Opera House Square Ste 209
Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: 603-709-4901
Fax: 603-287-8495
CDC Updates
Get the latest information on COVID-19 from the Department of Health