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Friendly Visitor: Developing Bonds Across the Generations

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 159 people are interested

Be a companion to an older adult with our Friendly Visitor program. We match volunteers and seniors based on their interests, and help build long-lasting friendships.

Our Friendly Visitor program provides companions to older adults in the Metro Louisville area. Senior participants are matched with volunteers to provide friendship and emotional support. Our goal is to help seniors maintain their independence and well-being.

Activities are decided by the volunteer and the senior adult. Popular activities include having lunch together, reading, going for a walk, and simply talking and sharing stories.

Research shows that engagement with a caring volunteer is one of the most effective methods of preventative care. With the 65+ population expected to increase to 20 percent by 2030, there has never been a more crucial time to support older adults.

Sign up today and become a lifeline for a senior in your community!

Contact information:
Megan Cantwell

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About ElderServe


215 W. Breckinridge St., LOUISVILLE, KY 40203, US

Mission Statement

Empowering older adults to live independently with dignity.


For more than 50 years, ElderServe, a nonprofit organization, has been a champion for improving the lives of aging adults in Louisville, KY. We provide a wide range of services to both the active older adult, as well as to those who are most vulnerable.

Programs include Care Management, HomeCare, Crime Victim Services, Adult Day Health Center, Financial Management, Guardianship, Senior Companions, TeleCare, Friendly Visitor, Active Choices, and a Senior Center.

Administrative Office: 215 W Breckinridge St, Louisville, KY 40203
Senior Center and Adult Day Health Center: 631 South 28th St, Louisville, KY 40211

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Community BasedLouisville, KY 40203



  • Elder care
  • Social Work
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of two hourly visits per month
  • Drug Test

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