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Minuteman Senior Services

Join our Social Connections Program and become a friendly visitor and essential shopper for an hour a week. Volunteer Friendly Visitors provide an important "quality of life" service as regular social contact is proven to improve health and wellbeing. Provide company over the phone or in-person in an effort to reduce social isolation for a local senior, and help with essential shopping, too. We provide support and training, and you make a meaningful connection with a senior friend.

We are a non-profit agency serving the seniors and their families since 1975 in Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn.

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About Minuteman Senior Services

Location:

26 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA 01730, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower and advocate for those impacted by aging and disability. We offer information and supportive services that enhance health, well-being and independence.

Description

For over 45 years Minuteman Senior Services has been helping older and disabled adults age with independence and dignity in the setting of their choice which is most often their own homes and communities. We have been supporting caregivers, local and long distance, who want to do the right thing for their loved ones and need help and advice as they balance the competing demands of family, work and self.

Minuteman Senior Services offer over 20 programs and services and are continually improving and expanding to serve you and your family in new and better ways. Our consumers give us very high marks as do our professional colleagues and that is very important to us. With over 130 employees, 900+ volunteers and over 70 subcontracted service providers that make up our vendor network we bring a lot of expertise, experience and resources to you and your family.

As a non-profit organization we are passionate about our mission to help you face the challenges of aging and caregiving by helping you make informed decisions and get easy access to the help you need that fits within your means. Many of our services are free of charge, others are available on a sliding fee or private pay basis.

Our service area includes Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn.

Community
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

In the Home of an Elder Consumerin Minuteman catchment areaBedford, MA 01730

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • minimum 6 months commitment

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