Senior Companion Program: Make Independence a Reality

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ElderServe

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You know how much you value independence in your life. Now you can help others stay independent, too.

Families in every community struggle to care for their loved ones. By becoming a Senior Companion, you help that person stay in their own home. Whether you are giving families or professional caregivers much-needed time off, running errands or simply being a friend, you will make a difference that strengthens and helps preserve an individual’s independence.

If you are 55+; meet certain income requirements; and want to share your experience and compassion, you have what it takes to be a Senior Companion. Senior Companions serve from 20 to 40 hours a week (no weekends). Volunteers earn a tax-free, hourly stipend. In addition, you will receive pre-service orientation, on-going training and supplemental accident and liability insurance while on duty.

To learn more, please contact Sheila Willoughby at swilloughby@elderserveinc.org.

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About ElderServe

Location:

215 W. Breckinridge St., LOUISVILLE, KY 40203, US

Mission Statement

Empowering older adults to live independently with dignity.

Description

For more than 50 years, ElderServe, a nonprofit organization, has been a champion for improving the lives of aging adults in Louisville, KY. We provide a wide range of services to both the active older adult, as well as to those who are most vulnerable.

Programs include Care Management, HomeCare, Crime Victim Services, Adult Day Health Center, Financial Management, Guardianship, Senior Companions, TeleCare, Friendly Visitor, Active Choices, and a Senior Center.

Administrative Office: 215 W Breckinridge St, Louisville, KY 40203
Senior Center and Adult Day Health Center: 631 South 28th St, Louisville, KY 40211

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Community BasedLouisville, KY 40203

(38.24299,-85.7641)
 

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • Relationship Building
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 - 40 hours per week
  • For more information please contact Sheila Willoughby at 502.736.3856.

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