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What assistance is available for seniors who are fairly independent?

There are many different types of services available for seniors who are fairly independent, ranging from in-home help to social activities with other seniors. If a person needs help with basic chores such as shopping, laundry or housework there are many local non-medical senior home service companies for hire, but be aware that most of these services are not covered by insurance. Most local communities have a senior center that offers free or low-cost services such as social activities, seminars or access to volunteers who want to help seniors.

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