Adding spice to life of an elder is always a fun way to give to the good of a Community. Most of our Residents have been life- long contributors to the good of this city. They may be old but have a zest for life and what is happening in their City. The are good conversationalists and can share a wealth of history about the area.
Many have suffered the loss of a spouse, child or other significant person and they can relate the ways you can survive these same losses in your life as you age.
Spending time with them is a great way to make new friends, read aloud to them of their interests and learn new things yourself. Sharing is the best way to beat boredom in your life and the benefits of volunteering are numerous on a personal level for yourself. No need for sleeping pills, nerve pills or other forms of medication for such problems. You will gain a new zest for life and appreciate what you have all the more! Bringing a smile to someone else will put one on your face! Helping plan activities for others will increase your own knowledge of what is out there for you as well. Volunteering increases your self esteem and self-worth. It is a magic, a reason to get up and dressed in the morning!
Free parking available.
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 13
- Orientation or Training
- You may choose to do 2 or 4 or 6 hours on any day
- able to communicate and read and write, understand rules of privacy etc.