For years many of our elderly and disabled recipients have taken pride in maintaining their homes. Now, because of physical frailty or illnesses they cannot accomplish even the simplest tasks. Volunteers can help with items such as cleaning counter areas, vacuuming, dusting, and laundry. Many combine visiting with the person while doing their tasks. Caregivers seeks to help those who have difficulty maintaining independence and quality of life because they are elderly or temporarily or permanently disabled. Helping with light chores a couple of hours a week allows that elderly or disabled person continue to be proud of and independent in their home environment.
Enriching lives and supporting individuals to remain independent through a compassionate volunteer program.
Community Caregivers of Greater Derry has been in existence for the past 33 years. The organization has focused on the needs of the elderly and disabled in our community. The intent of the program is to help those who have difficulty maintaining independence and quality of life because they are elderly, temporarily or permanently disabled, recuperating from illness or dealing with chronic illness. Services such as friendly visiting, grocery shopping, light chores and medical transport are offered through an incredible network or caring and committed volunteers. We serve the towns of Chester, Danville, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry, Sandown and Windham. We also run a "Loaner's Closet" of used, durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower chairs, and commodes available to anyone in the community FREE for as long as needed.