We are seeking a volunteer to be a friendly visitor for an older adult in Bloomfield. Client is 83 years old and former profession was a Theoretical Physicist and was a brilliant scientist. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard. He is very much a Renaissance man as he has an infinite number of interests and is knowledgeable about an endless number of subjects. He has a great sense of humor and loves to joke. Kind and gentle man and very sensitive to others. he has dementia and wears a hearing aid. He walks independly.
Art - was an artist by hobby and sold some work.
Birds - he was a birder
Professional photographer previously.
He follows politics closely.
Science - one of the few things he still reads is Scientific American.
Enjoys fixing things and takes them apart/making them work.
Friendly visitors help to relieve isolation while providing a sense of connection to the outside world and expanding horizons. Friendly Visiting is a program that joins volunteers & those seeking companionship to form mutually rewarding relationships.
- People Skills
- Mental Health
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- 1 hour per week