Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Do shopping for elderly

Do supermarket shopping for an elderly person.

Mention Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels gives hot lunches to elderly who qualify.

Help the blind

Help someone that is blind to do a difficult chore.

Bring elderly to medical appointment

Bring an elderly person to a medical appointment so they will not have to drive.

Bring a pet to elderly

Bring a friendly pet to an elderly family member or someone you know to cheer up their mood.

Play board games with elderly

Playing an older board game with elderly people will give them fun and also help them with thinking.

Help with homework

Help your children with homework and make sure they get it done.

Attend parent-teacher conferences

Keep in touch with your child's teacher. Schools usually have one or two parent-teacher conferences each year. You can find out what is going on with their learning in the classroom this way.

Meet with teachers

Meet your child's teacher to make it clear that you want the teacher to contact you if any problems develop with your child.

Give your children chores

Give your children some chores to do around the house, so they will learn responsibility.

Teach respect

Teach your children respect for others.

Get enough sleep

Make sure your children get enough sleep so they will perform better in school.

Encourage your children

Encourage your children in what they want to learn and what they want to be later in life.

Tell your children to read

You can read to them every day and also ask your children to read all of the time so they will keep learning.

Donate items to your school

See if you can donate materials to your local school by giving items like books, art supplies, sports equipment, computers, TV sets, and more.

Help out in school

Help out in your local school by volunteering in a lunchroom, gym, or playground.