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Mission Statement

"To improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standand of living, foster self improvement ,and maximize self empowerment."

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Help Adults in Need of Extra Assistance

Through the Senior Companion Program, people age 55 and older provide voluntary care and assist disabled and frail, homebound adults to remain independent. Senior Companions also provide relief to family caregivers in need of a break for a short time during the day. serve frail older adults and their caregivers, adults with disabilities, and those with terminal illnesses. Senior Companions usually visit with two or more clients on a weekly basis for a minimum of 15 hours per week. If you are interested in being a Senior Companion, you must meet income eligibility requirements, and for your time you will receive a modest, tax-free stipend. Other benefits include travel reimbursement, some meals during service, a free annual medical exam and liability insurance while on duty. Pre-Service orientation and monthly training sessions provided.

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http://www.newopportunitiesinc.org

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