Guardian for Senior Citizens
Cincinnati Area Senior Services, Inc.
Be a compassionate advocate for an elderly person living in a group or nursing home by serving as a court-appointed Guardian in our Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP). The elderly person is unable to make informed decisions due to mental impairment (such as Alzheimer's), and has no family or friends to help them. As a court-appointed Guardian, you would: Provide the comfort of human contact by visiting person twice a month to check on health and well-being; Make decisions, including medical, in person's best interest; Advocate for person's needs; Attend educational meetings; Complete quarterly reports for GAP and forms required by Probate Court.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Cincinnati Area Senior Services, Inc.
2368 Victory Parkway, Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45206, US
The mission of Cincinnati Area Senior Services is to promote the independence and preserve the dignity of older adults.
Cincinnati Area Senior Services (CASS) is a non-profit that provides support to diverse groups of seniors with unique needs all over Hamilton County. That support includes financial management to protect seniors from scams, theft and fraud, a Meals-On-Wheels program that provides nutritious meals to home bound seniors and a Guardianship Assistance Program for seniors in nursing homes who have no family to oversee their care. Additionally, CASS serves free breakfast and lunch at their senior center in O-T-R and to multiple senior community meal sites. CASS provides service coordinators to help seniors understand housing and medical policies, fill out applications for services, and bring in speakers for educational and health topics. Other services include door to door transportation services to help seniors get to medical appointments, the grocery store, and community senior centers. CASS has a big impact on the seniors in the Cincinnati community.