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Brevard Alzheimer's foundation

  • 42 people are interested

Serve as companion sitters for dependent adults who are otherwise unsafe to be at home along. A 4-hour break for caregivers to conduct business away from home. No medical duties. Training provided. An ongoing need. Volunteers name when they can serve and how much time they can give. Volunteering is done in caregivers home. Assignments are in your local area or neighborhood,

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About Brevard Alzheimer's foundation

Location:

4676 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32935, US

Mission Statement

To provide information, support and resources to the public, caregivers, family members, and frail elders to assist them to remain in their homes. To provide quality adult day care, in-home respite and other programs to dignify and improve the quality of life for elders coping with long term chronic conditions

Description

Volunteers give fulltime caregivers a short break (2-4hrs) while providing safe, supervised companionship to carereceiver.

Free respite is provided regularly once-a-week or as needed for caregivers to give them a much needed break from the overwhelming, often frustrating tasks of constant caring. Respite allows them to keep doctor appointments, shop, attend club meetings or church, play cards, etc. which keeps them connected in their community and helps them maintain their own health. Volunteers do not do personal care or perform any medical duties. Training is provided.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4676 N. Wickham Rd.Melbourne, FL 32935

(28.18497,-80.67278)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours once a week or more if willing
  • training; background check

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