Ypsilanti dementia patients need your help


(42.2481,-83.5877)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

YpsilantiYpsilanti, MI 48198
Heartland

About

Hospice patients, particularly those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, appreciate volunteers who talk, read and play games with them during visits. Many patients get very lonely, so the really enjoy visits. Specifically, Heartland is looking for a volunteer to spend an afternoon each week with a patient in her home. Volunteer must be okay with cats.
The patient's family will be very thankful the great gift of your friendly presence, especially when it gives family members time to go grocery shopping or run other errands.
Heartland serves patients throughout Washtenaw and Wayne Counties. We train volunteer and walk with you every step of the way during this fulfilling and incredible journey. You'll give the gift of comfort, but you will gain so much more!
To learn about how to become a volunteer call 734-973-1145 or check out our website: https://www.heartlandhospice.com/.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • After orientation, 1 or 2 hours every week
  • Two tuberculosis (TB) tests, paid for by Heartland

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