Having an older adult friend is lots of fun


(42.3764,-71.2395)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Greater WalthamGreater Waltham communities --Lexington, BelmontArlington, Watertown, Woburn, MA 02454


About

Neighbors Who Care is looking for friendly and compassionate people who would enjoy visiting an older adult who may find him or herself having outlived friends, relatives and who would welcome companionship. Our volunteers enjoy a wide variety of activities including visiting, playing scrabble, solving the "problems of the day," writing letters, conversation over a cup of coffee, going to a movie, lunch, or enjoying ice cream while watching the boats sail by on the Charles. Our volunteers and clients do what friends do together, and it is up to the two to decide. There is no medical care involved. Neighbors Who Care is an introduction for friendship of two people.

Volunteers are asked to serve 3-5 hours per month with a minimum commitment of 6 months.

Skills

  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours per month
  • Minimum of 6 month commitment

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