seniors

Better Together: People Form Friendships with Seniors

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-One program at Lutheran Social Services is matching people together to create lifelong friendships. People find their match with the “Better Together” program. Better Together pairs volunteers with senior citizens who are 65-years or older. The program started in 2015 to offer socialization opportunities for seniors. Pairs spend at least four hours a month together. However, many…

A Safer Halloween for Seniors

Local visiting nurse service offers advice for family members

It can be a real treat for seniors still living at home, to see and interact with children during Halloween. But All Hallows’ Eve can sometimes be more frightening than fun for those living with vision, memory, or other challenges. Visiting Angels in Sioux Falls stopped by the KDLT news studio with suggestions for a safe night of trick-or-treaters coming…