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LONGFELLOW-SEWARD HEALTHY SENIORS PROGRAM

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Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors

It is sure hard to get around when you can no longer drive your car. Especially if you need to get to a medical appointment, or just to the grocery store to stock up on nutritious food. Right now we are looking for volunteers who enjoy driving, and would be able to provide occasional rides to an older adult from the Longfellow or Seward neighborhood. Our clients, who are 65+, may need a lift to the grocery store, or to medical appointments, or just to one of our Senior Social/Health Talks. By offering your car, and your company, you would be helping a senior stay independent and engaged in the community and reduce their social and health risks from isolation. Whether it's once a month or once a week, the chance to shop and be out in the community is something that helps seniors continue to live independently and gives them something to look forward to.

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About LONGFELLOW-SEWARD HEALTHY SENIORS PROGRAM

Location:

2800 E LAKE ST, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55406, US

Mission Statement

The mission of our community-based program is to help neighborhood seniors to maintain their independence and quality of life. This will be achieved through health promotional activities, community resources, volunteers and nursing services that help individuals live safely in their own homes.

Description

We are a non-profit community-based organization serving older adults in the Longfellow and Seward neighborhoods of Minneapolis. Our purppose is to help seniors live independently at home with a high quality of life.

We are a member of the Living At Home Network, a group of programs throughout Minnesota that relies on "neighbors helping neighbors" to help seniors maintain their independence at home. We have a small staff so volunteers are an integral part of how we meet the needs of seniors in the neighborhoods we serve.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2800 E Lake StreetMinneapolis, MN 55406

(44.94867,-93.2311)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2 hours a time, once or more a month.
  • A car in good condition.

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