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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
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Bakersfield, CA

ProCare Hospice needs Volunteers to provide companionship to terminally ill hospice patients. Volunteers visit our patients in nursing facilities or private homes, providing companionship,...

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...

Jul 21, 2017 through Aug 11, 2018
Duarte, CA

How can we help?

Do you or anyone you know, age 55 or over, need some assistance? We are here to help!

The People Helping People program unites teenage volunteers with local senior citizens in the...

Jul 18, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017
Glendale, CA

Greetings!

Apollo Hospice is looking for Chinese speaking volunteer translators (Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese) to help with our Hospice patients and families.

This individual will be...

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...

Apr 24, 2017 through Dec 31, 2017
Glendale, CA

Greetings!

Apollo Health Group is looking for a Safety First Ambassador for our Home Health and Hospice department. This position will be visiting facilities to assess the needs of patients and to...

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...

Apr 17, 2017 through Oct 01, 2017
Riverside, CA

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

Aug 04, 2017 through Dec 31, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Arleta, CA

We are seeking someone who is bilingual English/Spanish speaking to volunteer to visit with a male patient in the Arleta area in his home. One visit a week for a couple of hours to sit and talk...

Apr 18, 2017 through Oct 18, 2017
Riverside, CA

As a Hospice Military Volunteer you will have the rewarding oportunity to spend time with our Veterans of all Military Branches. Share stories, provide a helping hand or simply be there for our...

On-going
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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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 Greater Los Angeles.

As a volunteer, you can help support...

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Covina, CA

VITAS is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families. Friendly visits, simple errands, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial...

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Burbank, CA
Looking for individuals who are caring and compassionate, available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for 1 hour to assist with games and fun activities to help alzheimer's patients...
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Guadalupe, CA

OUR MISSION

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s mission is to end hunger and transform the health of Santa Barbara County through good nutrition.

ABOUT THE BROWN BAG PROGRAM

Started in 1983, our Brown...

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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...

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Newbury Park, CA

Silverado Hospice would love to hear from anyone that is certificated to provide Reiki or similar energy work. Hospice volunteers receive training and orientation and usually visit with one...

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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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Santa Maria, CA

OUR MISSION

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s mission is to end hunger and transform the health of Santa Barbara County through good nutrition.

ABOUT THE BROWN BAG PROGRAM

Started in 1983, our Brown...

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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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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 or Southern California! Specifically in locations around Los Angeles, Santa Clarita, and the South Bay. New volunteer trainings held...

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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...

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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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Arcadia, CA

Roze Room Hospice of San Gabriel Valley can help you build your resume. Our organization serves terminally patients. You can help them by providing office support.


Gain experience by volunteering...

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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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Rialto, CA

Lend a hand and help us strengthen your community! Family Service Association is one of the largest nonprofits in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties serving over 3,500 meals daily to seniors in...

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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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Encino, CA

''Make a Difference in a Life...

Skirball Hospice is a program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home. We serve families in West Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley and at the Los Angeles...

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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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Burbank, CA

Hospice Volunters make a difference in the lives of people living with a terminal illness everyday. Office Volunteers support patient care activities by phoning patients, answering calls,...

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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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Santa Monica, CA

Bonum Hospice Services is currently seeking motivated and compassionate volunteers for our elderly patients. The current opportunity is ideal for someone who's interested in visiting patients and...

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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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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...

On-going
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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Camarillo, CA

Hospice volunteers provide companionship, support and socialization to individuals with a limited life expectancy living in the community.

if you are a good listener and have a kind heart, please...

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Camarillo, CA

Silverado Hospice is looking to find a female volutneer who would be interested in visiting with a lady in a large care facility in Camarillo to offer companionship and support in the...

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Los Angeles, CA

ALA is looking to put our gym to good use! Our seniors are excited to learn from someone who has a physical fitness background. Our goal is to get our residents involved with more physical...

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Thousand Oaks, CA

Silverado Hospice is looking for pet therapy dogs and their wonderful owners to join our team. Pets must be certified as a pet therapy animal through the Delta Society, Therapy Dogs International,...

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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
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,...

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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
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...

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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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Fresno, 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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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 help with BINGO in our activity room....

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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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Woodland Hills, CA

ONEgeneration is expanding the service area that we provide delivered meals to seniors. This volunteer staffed program assists homebound seniors receive two delivered meals.

Volunteers are asked...

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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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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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Upland, CA

As a volunteer with St. Grace hospice you will be part of a team who recognizes and values the importance of providing the best quality of life care for terminally ill patients and their family....

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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...

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Food Share
Oxnard, CA

Senior Kit Program:

About the program: This senior kit program works to improve the health of qualifying low income elderly persons 60 years of age and older. A box of 16 high quality food items...

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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
Sherman Oaks, CA

Sacred Life Hospice is searching for compassionate individuals willing to donate a little time and friendship to those affected by terminal illness in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding...

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

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles is dedicated to supporting families and caregivers. For many, the best source of support is through regular support group meetings. Not only is it an opportunity to...

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Los Angeles, CA

The YWCA Greater Los Angeles main goal is to eliminate racism and empower women and with our programs we not only stop there but we are striving to power the whole family but creating safe spaces...

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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
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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Los Angeles, CA
I would love our resident to feel the they are still part of our comminuty and the work they alredy did is appriciated by us giving back some of our time to them.
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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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Encino, CA

Make a Difference in a Life, by giving 1 HOUR per week!!

Join an amazing team of interdisciplinary health professionals who work with hospice patients.

Provide warmth and companionship, a patient...

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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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Mind LA
Encino, CA

Mind LA, Inc., is a nonprofit committed to providing assessment, assistance, and advocacy about Alzheimer’s and other dementia in the underserved elderly communities of Los Angeles. Our team...

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Calabasas, CA

Occasionally, when an individual receiving hospice care approaches their end-of-life journey they may not have family members by their side.

Silverado Hospice is currently looking for volunteers...

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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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Reseda, CA

Looking for a volunteer to help pick up Bread on Thursday evening in Northridge and then bring it in to the Senior Center (at Victory/Etiwanda) in Reseda Friday morning between (8am and 10am).

This...

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