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ORGANIZATION: Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging

TeleBridges volunteers provide support and socialization through brief, weekly telephone checks-ins to make sure an older adult is okay. TeleBridges volunteers will not solve problems, but will provide a listening ear. Training is provided. Your call provides that bright spot in someone else's day. Call from anywhere in the Greater Richmond Virginia area.

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About Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging

Location:

24 East Cary Street, 2nd. Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, US

Mission Statement

Senior Connections is dedicated to helping older persons maintain their quality of life and independence as they age. We serve all seniors and place special emphasis on helping the frail and disadvantaged elderly who may be socially isolated and physically or economically at risk.

Description

As an Area Agency on Aging, our goal is to serve as a primary resource in the community for seniors and caregivers who need assistance with planning for and making decisions later in life. Established in 1973, we are part of a nationwide network of Area Agencies on Aging that provide information, advocacy and direct services to seniors and their families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

24 East Cary Street2nd. FloorRichmond, VA 23219

(37.54195,-77.44442)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-5 brief calls per week.
  • A sensitive, caring and non-judgmental attitude. Ability to empathize with, but not advise older adults.

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