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Elara Caring

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Remember how good you felt after you did something for someone else?It's that burst of euphoria followed by a tranquil feeling resulting in a sense of self worth. Now, being retired and with more free time, become a volunteer for a hospice patient? WHY you may ask? It just all adds up:
doing good for others + doing good for yourself = physical, social, and psychological health benefits!

So, now is your chance to try something you may never have done before. By volunteering as a Senior Hospice Volunteer, you have the opportunity to help other seniors, younger or older than you, to have a special companion whom he/she can spend quality time. You can watch TV or a movie, play a game, listen or sing along to the radio, or just chat and reminisce about "the good old days." All we ask is for an hour or two of your time each week to visit with an elderly person who is unable to venture out due to a physical or mental disability. Hours are flexible to your schedule- days, evenings, or weekends.

So, why not venture "out of the box" of your everyday life and contact us so you, too, can experience a euphoric high ??

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About Elara Caring

Location:

1530 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313, US

Mission Statement

We provide you the appropriate type of care wherever you call home. Our team’s understanding of a patient's health needs allows us to deliver proactive, customized care that improves quality of life and keeps you comfortable and safe at home. ‚Äč Elara Caring Hospice volunteers are compassionate, giving individuals from all walks of life who share the most precious gift they have - their time - to enhance the lives of others.

Description

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three award-winning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health.

Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.

The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at the right time, in the right place.

WHEN

Mon Jul 22, 2019 - Wed Apr 01, 2020

WHERE

Various LocationsCanton, OH 44708

(40.81224,-81.43889)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
  • transportation to client

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