The elderly may find it is harder to get out and vote now than it used to be for them. That doesn’t mean they don’t feel it is still important. Taking the time to help a senior citizen to vote on voting day is very generous and useful. There are many things you can do to help them with the process.
First, find out of people need a ride to a local voting facility. Many elderly people aren’t able to drive any more due to various health concerns. You picking them up can make the difference between them being able to vote that day or not. Another common barrier for them is being able to see well. You may have to go into a voting both with them to help them. By reading their choices and helping them to select what they wish you can make sure their vote is part of the overall process for determining the winners.
You can contact various organizations in your area that offer help to senior citizens. Let them know you will be glad to help out with those that need assistance so that they can vote on voting day. Such actions are very simple but they can make a strong difference in the life of an elderly person.