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Bakersfield Senior Living Resources

Bakersfield, CA is a tranquil suburb in Southern California in Kern County. Located in-between Los Angeles and Fresno, seniors can take advantage of being a road-trip away from big-city amenities and enjoy a slower pace during their day-to-day lives. Bakersfield, CA is no sleepy town. It is a vibrant community that has beautiful trails for walking, an active senior community, as well as world-class hospitals and medical centers. Senior living in Bakersfield, CA is the ideal blend of culture and relaxation.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Bakersfield, CA

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Senior Living in Bakersfield, CA is:

  • 21% less expensive than the state of California
  • 13% less expensive than the West region
  • 13% less expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Bakersfield Volunteer Events for Seniors
Dec 01, 2016 through May 31, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Community Health Educator with Oasis Healthy Habits for Adults

Become a community health educator with Oasis Healthy Habits for Adults (HHA). We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to teach...

May 10, 2016 through May 31, 2018
Burbank, CA

Lakeview Hospice is looking for compassionate and caring volunteers. Volunteers provide important services to hospice and the people they serve. Whether it's providing companionship to a person in...

Feb 10, 2017 through Feb 10, 2018
Apple Valley, CA

Each volunteer will bring a unique sets of gifts and talents that are needed to make our hospice program the best it can be. Some of you will work in the office or in public relations, while...

Dec 01, 2016 through Dec 01, 2017
Fontana, CA

Why Volunteer with hospice?

Your offer of time and effort will enable someone to feel cared for in the final path of his/her journey of life. You will become part of a friendly & supportive team,...

Feb 10, 2017 through Feb 10, 2018
Apple Valley, CA

Seeking people who have a passion for the elderly, and the terminally ill. We are in need of wonderful, caring, people who have experience with Hospice patients or the terminally ill. This is an...

Jan 10, 2017 through Dec 19, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
MomsHouse
Lancaster, CA

MomsHouse is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit dedicated to ensuring our elders engage in active living lifestyles. We do this through projects geared towards stimulating active living.

Our secondary...

Feb 28, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017
2:30 AM to 4:30 AM
Fillmore, CA

We would love to hear from anyone who may be interested in sitting with a patient in Fillmore to allow the family member to take a break for two hours once a week. Flexibility on the time...

Oct 31, 2016 through Nov 30, 2017
10:45 AM to 12:30 AM
La Habra, CA

Hello,

La Habra Meals on Wheels is a not for profit organization. We are always in need of volunteers to help deliver our meals to our needy seniors. Most of our seniors are home bound with illness...

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Whittier, CA

As a volunteer with LINC you will help low-income seniors sustain their physical and mental health while preventing social isolation and depression within this vulnerable population. Seniors...

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Beverly Hills, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

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Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Village's volunteers help seniors who are aging-in-place with daily living needs like grocery shopping, friendly visits, and light help around member's homes.

Volunteer drivers help...

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Burbank, CA

Valley's Best Hospice is seeking Volunteers who want to make a difference in the lives of those living with a terminal illness throughout Los Angeles County.

As a volunteer, you can support...

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Los Angeles, CA

An hour a week can change your life! We help older adults remain active and independent in the comfort of their own homes and neighborhoods as long as possible. Discover the joy of working with...

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Northridge, CA

Assisted Home Health and Hospice is accepting new volunteers to join our multi-disciplinary hospice team!

We offer a unique opportunity to bring help and joy to those in need at a very important...

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Santa Monica, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Santa Barbara, CA

If you have a touch or more of technical aptitude - can use a smart phone, a tablet, a laptop - and a kind heart, please contact us so you can share your knowledge with community seniors looking...

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Thousand Oaks, CA

Make a difference in someones life by becoming a Volunteer for Hospice.

Bring your compassion, gift of friendship and willingness to listen to terminally ill people in the last phase of their...

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San Bernardino, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Camarillo, CA

Catholic Charities OASIS is looking for volunteers who can help seniors in Ventura, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Oxnard and Camarillo.

Minimal commitment with great rewards and there are many ways to...

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Lancaster, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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San Buenaventura, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Los Angeles, CA

An hour a week can change a life! We help older adults remain active and independent in the comfort and security of their own homes and neighborhoods for as long as possible. Discover the joy of...

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Los Angeles, CA

Compassus offers end of life care to termially ill patient's all throughout LA county. We are looking for people who can dedicate 2 hours a month speniding time with patient's who are terminally...

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Arcadia, CA

We are looking for volunteers to provide support and companionship to our patients with terminal illnesses. Sit and talk with our diverse, interesting patients. You never know what you'll learn...

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Los Angeles, CA

Become a volunteer visitor for a lonely elder in Los Angeles! Specifically in locations around Los Angeles and the South Bay. New volunteer trainings held often. Great Opportunity for Busy Folks...

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Los Angeles, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

On-going
Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Los Angeles, CA

Silverado Hospice is looking for volunteers to join our team. Our patient's are terminally ill and in their final stages of life. As a Hospice Volunteer you will have the opportunity to visit...

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

PAANCI is a social service agency advocating for the protection of children and the elderly. With budgetary cuts from public social services, many elderly persons who rely on getting needed food...

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la verne, CA

We are currently looking for volunteers in the cosmetology industry. We have 42 current senior citizen residents that would enjoy an awesome haircut for men and women, hair dying, manicures, and...

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San Luis Obispo, CA
The Senior Peer Counseling Program seeks men and women age 55+ to offer supportive counseling to isolated older adults. No experience is required. Volunteers are needed county-wide. Bi-lingual...
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Ontario, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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San Gabriel Valley, CA

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Feed a Hospice Resident, Feed Your Soul

Opportunity Detail:

All it takes is compassion and a little time to become a volunteer feeding assistant, helping hospice patients during meal times in...

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Oxnard, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Ventura, CA

The Volunteer Coordinator will act as a liaison between CAREGIVERS' Program Manager and an assigned number of volunteer caregivers in the community. Monthly phone contact (with each assigned...

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Woodland Hills, CA

Wecome! Volunteers are an integral part of our hospice team.

Silverado Hospice is a program of palliative (comfort) care for people who have a life limiting condition of six months or less. We...

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Winnetka, CA
Volunteers are the core of our Hospice! We are looking for caring, creative, compasionate individuals to provide companionship and activity to patients. Our volunteers provide services such as...
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Santa Monica, CA

Help deliver meals to our homebound, elderly, or disabled clients in Santa Monica and Venice. Drivers and passengers welcome. No experience required. Simple to do yet very rewarding. Volunteer...

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Reseda, CA

Our rewarding volunteer opportunities include being a resident companion, driver or mobility assistant, activity assistant, artist-in-residence, performing artist, discussion leader, computer...

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Santa Clarita, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

On-going
Thousand Oaks, CA

Silverado Hospice Volunteer program offers a wonderful opportunity to individuals who have a kind heart and good listening skills and a few hours to spare a week to help those less fortunate than...

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Visalia, CA

Thank you for your interest in applying to become our organization's Senior Care Coordinator! You will play an integral part in providing a generation of people the ability to care for themselves!...

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Los Angeles, CA
If you are a mother or father with a recent newborn and are looking for a wonderful opportunity to bring joy to others, please consider volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Baby Senior...

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Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

To summarize, the volunteer process to get started goes like this:

1. Attend a required training for new volunteers....

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SANTA BARBARA, CA

Arts for Humanity! is a Santa Barbara-based non-profit that provides arts programs for marginalized, under-served community members at no charge, through partnerships with local organizations and...

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Ventura, CA

CAREGIVERS assistance may include non-professional support services such as: Transportation: To medical appts., shopping, errands, recreational outings. Home maintenance & Management: Light...

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JFSLA
North Hollywood, CA

We are looking for a fitness center assistant is to help ensure participants remain safe as they work out. The fitness center assistants will help ensure that the equipment is being use correctly...

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Palmdale, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Simi Valley, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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San Luis Obispo, CA
Caring Caller volunteers make weekly in-home visits that provide reassurance and comfort to frail, socially isolated, and home-bound seniors in San Luis Obispo County. We are seeking volunteers...
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Los Angeles, CA

An hour a week can change a life! We help older adults remain active and independent in the comfort and security of their own homes and neighborhoods. Discover the joy of working with our senior...

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Camarillo, CA

This is an amazing opportunity for the right people. We currently have five openings.

You will be helping the president and other leaders of an upbeat non-profit organization that has the...

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Beverly Hills, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Santa Monica, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
San Luis Obispo, CA
Do you enjoy driving, meeting new people, and making a difference in your community? If so, please consider joining the Good Neighbor volunteer team and help older adults in your community by...
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Oxnard, CA

Silverado specializes in working with patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia as well as all end-stage diagnoses. Volunteers are need for friendly visits to provide emotional support, empathy, care...

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Los Angeles, CA

Our seniors deserve to stay in their homes and engaged in the communities they love. Westchester Playa Village is making that happen.

WPV is not a retirement facility or caregiving agency. We are a...

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Northridge, CA

Hospice Volunteers play a key role on the Hospice Team. Hospice Volunteers provide emotional support, empathy, respite and other supportive services to hospice patients and their families....

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Santa Monica, CA

Hello!

We are a small, loving skilled nursing facility (59 beds) in beautiful Santa Monica. http://brentwoodnursing.com We are looking for caring volunteers to read stories and help with BINGO in...

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Fontana, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Ventura, CA

Silverado Hospice is looking for volunteers to join our team. Our patient's are terminally ill and in their final stages of life. As a Hospice Volunteer you will be visiting patients in their own...

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Santa Maria, CA

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of Santa Barbara County is looking for dedicated volunteers in the Santa Maria/Lompoc area.

Ombudsman representatives advocate for the rights of residents in...

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Simi Valley, CA

Silverado Hospice provides care to individuals with a life limiting condition. Many of our patients are senior in years and because of the busy lifestyles that family members often have, visitor...

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Lancaster, CA

Hospice Volunteers help make a difference every day by brightening the lives of people living with a terminal illness.

Volunteers serve as friendly visitors for patients and their families by...

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Culver City, CA
Culver Palms Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers meals to the homebound and elderly, needs a person to coordinate assignment of volunteers and assist with volunteer...
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Thousand Oaks, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

On-going
Visalia, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

On-going
Santa Monica, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!


Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Glendora, CA

Do you enjoy working with people and providing supportive care? Do you have 3 or more hours a week to make a difference in your community? Volunteers are an important part of the hospice...

On-going
Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Beverly Hills, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

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Riverside, CA
Become a hospice volunteer!
Vision Home Health and Hospice Care, Inc. welcomes you to share your skills and interest with our hospice team. Please fill out the following form or call our volunteer...
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Ventura, CA

Assisted Hospice Care is accepting new volunteers to be part of our multiple-disciplinary hospice team!

To simply offer your presence and your kind attention to our patients for as little as 1...

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Ventura, CA

A volunteer would donate 2-4 hours, one day a week to their senior "friend". Very flexible. Phoning, Visiting, Assisting a frail senior with simple household and/or garden tasks, providing...

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Victorville, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Pomona, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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VENTURA, CA

Since 1984, CAREGIVERS has provided thousands of older Ventura County residents with one-on-one personal help and friendship, some for as long as ten years. We help homebound seniors in the cities...

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Tarzana, CA

At Care One Hospice we are committed to offering the highest quality care to our patients. Hospice care is about living life to its fullest, up to the final moment; receiving comfort and care when...

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Thousand Oaks, CA

The Conejo Senior Volunteer Program (CSVP) provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. CSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from...

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Beverly Hills, CA

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles!

Our volunteers provide much needed companionship to residents at different elderly care communities in California. This...

On-going
Tarzana, CA

At Care One Hospice we are committed to offering the highest quality care to our patients. Hospice care is about living life to its fullest, up to the final moment; receiving comfort and care when...

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Inglewood, CA

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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