30% of elderly patients who discharge from a hospital readmit within 3 months, most often because they did not or could not meet their follow up needs. Beyond Blue is a non-medical demand response transportation program that uses volunteers to help senior clients who reside within McKinney's 75069 zip code. Support activities can include driving clients to: medical and non-medical appointments, grocery store visits, social activities, or work during days, evenings or weekends with suitable notice. Program Coordinator will provide volunteer training and client support services. Volunteers are on a roster that is notified of a specific need. Volunteers have the option of participating during times and days that are suitable for their schedule. Please contact Shelia James at 972-953-7669 or Shelia.James@wellctr.org for more information.
401 W. 16th Street, Suite 600, Plano, TX 75075, US
To help older adults (55 and over) cheive their highest level of physical and mental well-being.
The Wellness Center is a multidisciplinarity nonprofit agency which provides preventive health services and social services to the aging population in Collin County. Services include nursing, information and referral, transportation, counseling, support groups and volunteer assistance. The goal of the agency to to promote well being and independence.
Advocacy & Human Rights
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
November 23, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Volunteers can participate to suit their own schedules