One community service project seemed to lead to another for Michael Patterson, grown homeschooler. He shares a variety of service project ideas in here that could work for your family. And as Michael reminds us, "Kids don't have to wait to become adults to be heroes."
It is not uncommon for seniors living in assisted-living facilities to lack mental stimulation and social contact. Recreation Therapists often use one-on-one visits to respond to the needs of those who avoid social settings. There are many enjoyable games and activities that can keep minds and bodies strong and active.