Help with memory-impaired seniors at a monthly social group!


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


11 Church StreetAkron, NY 14001


YOU can support a caregiver by donating one afternoon a month.

Volunteers help provide an engaging, safe, friendly, and FUN space for individuals with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Be a companion for a day or help with our group activities.

"Dementia Respite at the Wright" is hosted by the C. Dee Wright Community Center of Akron and occurs every month on the 3rd Friday from 1pm-5pm.

  • Assignments are flexible to your schedule
  • No set long-term commitments
  • Training and coordination by Hearts and Hands professional staff
  • Volunteer Liability Insurance available through Hearts and Hands
  • Develop direct and meaningful relationships with your neighbors

It’s easy to get started: attend a one-time training offered through the Alzheimer’s Association and Hearts and Hands, submit your background check, and in about two weeks you are ready to start!

Discover your meaningful experience today and volunteer.

Other companionship visits and "phone pal" volunteer opportunities are also available through Hearts and Hands. Contact us at (716) 406-8311 or visit our website at to learn more.


  • People Skills
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a month; flexible on ongoing basis
  • motor-vehicle check and criminal background check
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