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Bridgeport Senior Living Resources

Bridgeport, CT is ideally located in central New England and a lovely place for seniors to live. Bridgeport offers an excellent variety of senior living options that take advantage of lovely water views, walking beaches and small-town charms of the area.

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Bridgeport, CT

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Senior Living in Bridgeport, CT is:

  • 14% less expensive than the state of Connecticut
  • 15% less expensive than the Northeast region
  • 5% more expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

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Senior Services

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Upcoming Bridgeport Volunteer Events for Seniors
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Bridgeport, CT

Volunteers needed to smile with the residents of Jewish Senior Services!

  • bring residents in wheelchairs from their rooms to activities, to physical therapy appointments in the Gym, Beauty Salon,...
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Bridgeport, CT

Today is the day to step out of your comfort zone and try volunteering with a neighbor who is blind. It is really very easy and we will prepare you with everything you need to know. Most...

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Bridgeport, CT

Do you like playing board games, bingo, trivia games, cards or arts and crafts? If yes then become a Jewish Seniors Services recreation volunteer. Enjoy a few hours a day or week having fun with...

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Bridgeport, CT

Exercise without going to the "GYM" and give back at the same time

Volunteers are needed to help transport Residents in wheelchairs from the synagogue, activities, pyhsical and occupatinal therapy,...

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Bridgeport, CT

Jewish Senior Services is looking for kind and caring people to join the volunteer family. Volunteers are the heart of The Jewish Home; providing conversation and transporting Residents to...

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Bridgeport, CT

Jewish Senior Services is in need of a few volunteers to help out in our gift ship. Our gift shop is open Sunday through Friday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Different shifts available. Come enjoy a few...

Jul 31, 2017 through Oct 31, 2017
Providence, RI

Partners in Care is a volunteer driven caregiver support program. It is designed in response to the critical need of providing caregiver respite services for seniors living in the...

Aug 04, 2017 through Dec 31, 2017
West Hartford, CT

Have you ever wanted to learn about a time in history from those that lived through it? We have two unique volunteer positions available to visit with Holocaust Survivors.

The first survivor is...

Aug 01, 2017 through Aug 01, 2018
TEAM, INC.
Shelton, CT

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Provide services for individuals who are isolated, elderly, frail or disabled.

Friendly visits, telephone assurance, shopping/errand help, yard work, minor repairs, etc.

Jul 14, 2017 through Sep 15, 2017
Trumbull, CT

Pet therapy volunteers for Caring Hospice of Connecticut in Fairfield County help by providing companionship and a social outlet to patients, who reside in private homes, nursing homes and...

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New York, NY

We are seeking individuals to assist weekly with transporting residents to Religious Services
SHABBAT (Weekly): Fridays Afternoons 2:30pm-5:00pm
SHABBAT(Weekly): Saturday Mornings 9:30am-12:00pm

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Hartford, CT

Roll the dice and take a chance with a neighbor! When is the last time you met someone new and decided they were the inspiration you were looking for in your own life? This is the day that you...

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Trenton, NJ

Volunteer Avocates are assigned to visit residents in a long term care facility close to their home 4 hours weekly to: Maintain a non-adversarial presence in the facility; Respond to concerns and...

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Berlin, CT

Manuary, February, March into volunteering with a neighbor who is legally blind. All it takes to bring light to another is a little bit of free time, a dash of energy and a thimbull of caring......

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Leominster, MA

Many of your senior friends and neighbors have difficulty getting to much needed medical appointments since they are no longer able to drive and have no family members nearby to help them. Driving...

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Westerly, RI

Apple Rehab of Watch Hill is a rehabilitation and nursing center offering physical, occupational, plus speech, language and pathology therapy. Help alleviate the isolation and anxiety people...

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Wethersfield, CT

That's right, people are talking and this time it is all good. So, let's give them something to talk about and let's make it YOU!

There is a close knit population of working and retired business...

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Trumbull, CT

VITAS invites friendly and well-behaved pets to join the Paw Pals SM program, in which animals and their humans learn how to visit patients at the end of life. A registered VITAS Paw Pals SM...

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JASA
Brooklyn, NY

Purpose

Regular exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Lead a weekly yoga class for seniors to help keep them active.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a group of seniors in a weekly yoga...
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Hamilton, NJ

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of New Jersey seeks energetic and compassionate Direct Care Volunteers.

Direct Care Volunteers help by providing support and care to our patients and their family...

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Norwalk, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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New York, NY

Jewish Home Lifecare is seaking spanish speaking individuals who can commit to friendly visiting our spanish speaking residents on a weekly or monthly basis.You could be that person who will...

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Norwalk, CT

VITAS invites friendly and well-behaved pets to join the Paw Pals SM program, in which animals and their humans learn how to visit patients at the end of life. A registered VITAS Paw Pals SM...

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Hartford, CT

We have all heard...It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity! Imagine taking your groceries on the bus in this heat, melted ice cream, sour milk and spoiled meats sounds awful to me. But you can...

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New Britain, CT

A Big Friendly Giant is needed to fill a big pair of shoes for a volunteer who is leaving to move out of state. This volunteer was working with five neighbors who needed help with daily tasks...

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Leominster, MA

Do you have some free time each week to visit a lonely elder in your community? Many of your elder neighbors would love someone to visit with them. You can watch tv together, play cards or a board...

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New Haven County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Paramus, NJ

Volunteers are needed to join the seniors at this veterans' home for a fun-filled night of Bingo. Volunteers will help transport residents to and from the game and play along too!

NOTE: To...

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New Haven, CT

I am on volunteer # 2012 and very soon I will be assigning volunteer # 2015...will that be you?

It can be with a complete application and a willingness to help a neighbor who is blind with some...

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Wayne, NJ

Calling all book lovers! Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to combine your love of literature with a way to give back? Read along with some seniors with Book Buddies in Wayne. It's a...

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Morristown, NJ

Join our team of volunteers. Participate in our engaging and flexible volunteer program. Help play a key role in supporting terminally ill patients and their loved ones.

You CAN decide which...

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Windsor, CT

hhhkkk hhhkkk Hallo? Is this the party to whom I am speaking? This isn't the phone company, but I do need to talk to you - Are you a smooth talker, do you have a golden voice, can you direct an...

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Hartford, CT

A Hartford Resident with Blindness Needs a Guide to Medical Appointments during the day when family is not available. This person is very independent and a good traveler but may need someone to...

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Easthampton, MA

VIGIL/ANGEL VOLUNTEERS

Angels are called upon when end of life is near. One of our goals with Hospice care is that no one should pass away alone. Patients (men and women just like us) would love...

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Wallingford, CT

A local resident with disabilities including blindness is looking for a community inclusion buddy...what does that mean? This individual would like a companion for guided walks (weather...

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Brooklyn, NY

Help out an elderly neighbor by keeping them company on appointments!

Heights and Hills is a 44 year old non-profit organization that promotes successful aging in the community. We provide free...

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New Haven, CT

Retired Members of Your Local Community Are Needed to Volunteer with Neighbors Who are Blind. If you live outside New Haven, that's fine too. Volunteers are needed throughout Connecticut to assist...

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Charlton, MA

Have you served in the Military?

Overlook Hospice is recruiting Volunteers who have served in the Military to help our Veteran hospice patients.

Veterans have unique needs at end of life which are...

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New York, NY

The New Jewish Home is looking for skilled leaders! If an educator looking to facilitate a discussion group or an Artist or Musician interested in an Arts group. We would like to speak with you to...

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New York, NY

MJHS

Hospice provides a specialized program of care and services for end-of-life patients. MJHS Hospice provides care for pediatric and adult patients in homes, nursing homes, assisted living...

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Brooklyn, NY

Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council is seeking Fun and innovative volunteers who are interested in spending one hour, one day a week with a homebound senior citizen.

Our senior citizens are...

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Acton, MA

Help one day a week or more, (from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) make new friends and be part of something BIG!

Assistants are ordinary people with an extraordinary concern for others. They are reliable,...

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Middletown, CT

If your children have relocated across the United States or you have no children of your own, what do you do on Mother's Day? Wouldn't it be nice if someone came by for coffee or took you for a...

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Springfield, MA

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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New London, CT

Help a person who is legally blind to get to the grocery store and you will be their TOP BANANA! Winter is coming and these folks are taking the bus to get their groceries, a few flimsy plastic...

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Brooklyn, NY

The Victorian Hands Foundation is a nonprofit organization, based in Crown Heights Brooklyn. Our mission is to enhance awareness and respect, among younger generations for our elderly.

We are...

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Sunnyside, NY

I have 2 Intalian-speaking seniors in Astoria, Queens who needs someone to visit him/her. The volunteer must also speak enough English to communicate with the Program Coordinator. If you have an...

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Rocky Hill, CT

Local Octogenarian Needs to keep swimming for better health and mobility, but because she is legally blind, she cannot drive to the pool. If you can spare 1.5 hours once or twice a week to bring...

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Ocean County, NJ

Home Borrowers are trained and then matched with customers who cannot leave their homes due to illness, disability or lack of transportation. Consideration is given to matching the customer's...

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Hartford County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Trumbull, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Milford, CT

On May 16, 1981 - "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hit #1 and stayed there for the next 9 weeks! I can't promise you Bette Davis Eyes but I can tell you that a wonderful new friend is waiting to...

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Somerset, NJ
Stein Hospice provides expert comfort care at home and in facilities to patients who are in the last few months or weeks of their lives. Comfort includes supporting the patient with the things...
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Livingston, NJ

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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Stamford, CT

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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Ellington, CT
You've heard the expression, Sandwich Generation - those people who are parenting their young families while parenting their aging parents. Maybe you are on your way to the same situation or have...
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Sunnyside, NY

I currently have 2 seniors with dogs in Forest Hills and these dogs need to be walked! Both seniors are smokers and that makes it more challenging to find volunteers to help their dogs! Could you...

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New Hyde Park, NY

Parker Jewish Institute’s Comprehensive Community Hospice has been providing highly specialized care to terminally ill patients since 1997 and welcomes volunteers of all ages and backgrounds....

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Cedar Grove, NJ

Description

Use what you have learned in the classroom to help improve the quality of life for hospice patients. Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill...

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Stow, MA

Help one day a week or more, (from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) make new friends and be part of something BIG!

Assistants are ordinary people with an extraordinary concern for others. They are reliable,...

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Paramus, NJ

Compassus Hospice offers undergraduate human service and family service internship opportunities throughout Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Essex and Sussex counties. Interns are trained to provide...

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Windham County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Oyster Bay, NY

Public Relations, Marketing Assistants: Skilled Writers, Skilled Professional Needed

Individuals skilled at writing, promotion, journalism, media or community relations would find interesting...

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Gardner, MA

Life Choice Hospice is looking for caring individuals to volunteer with our hospice patients in the Garnder / Leominster MA area. No prior hospice experience required. We provide free...

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Norwich, CT

A few loyal forces are needed to help the Blind remain independent in their homes. You don't need to be General Arnold to lead these troops just someone who is loyal and interested in helping...

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Tolland County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Middletown, CT

A friendly and outgoing gal pal, shopping buddy and adventurer are needed for a local lady who is legally blind. This recently retired individual does not drive due to legal blindness but she...

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New London County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Stamford, CT

This Stamford lady needs a volunteer driver for local trips to area medical offices while she waits for training with her new guide dog. Volunteer in your community with this high impact but easy...

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Rocky Hill, CT

A dog lover is needed for a local man and his guide dog - a local man who walks to the local grocery and restaurants needs a sighted guide for unsafe street crossings and for socialization. He...

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East Hartford, CT

Magical Thinkers Needed for Individuals with Disabilities - just a few hours a week is all it takes to make magic happen for a neighbor who is blind. Spend a few minutes making anew friend and...

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Meriden, CT

A MacGuffin is a highly sought after trophy of gold, jewels, diamonds or other items of value and it keeps the action moving in a movie, book or play. A good volunteer is a macguffin. What would...

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New York, NY

The beautiful Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the fourth largest Christian church in the world, on the Upper West Side (Amsterdam Ave and 112 th St) was a second home to Ms. A for a long time...

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Stow, MA

Help one day a week or more, (from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) make new friends and be part of something BIG!

Assistants are ordinary people with an extraordinary concern for others. They are reliable,...

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SOMERSET, NJ
Stein Hospice is dedicated to bringing professional comfort care to terminally ill patients and their families. Even after the death of a patient, our team of social workers, chaplains and...
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Middlesex County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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New York, NY

Come join the elders at The New Jewish Home to assist with some weekly exercise programs. Volunteers will escort elders to & from the program and join in for the exercise groups.

Mondays - "Total...

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Brooklyn, NY

Overview:

The Guardianship Project’s new volunteer program aims to assist our case managers in providing more frequent, friendly interaction with our clients. Volunteers not replace our current...

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Bristol, CT

You can you show the little ways of love to those around you! Follow the example of St. Therese of Liseux and spend some time with a lonely neighbor. You can spend your day adding to someone's...

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Tolland, CT

If know who Diego Voci is, then this is an opportunity for you. A local lady who loves and collects art and objet d'art from all around world is in need of an assistant to read and sort mail with...

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Fairfield, CT

You and your sonorous voice are needed to read to the blind in your community! Six opportunities exist for readers, friendly visitors or mail assistants to help their neighbors. If you are...

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Waterbury, CT

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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Farmingdale (office location), NY

Rebuilding Together Long Island is seeking volunteers to help their neighbors in Nassau and Suffolk. We are an all volunteer group dedicated to assisting low-income individuals and families with...

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Littleton, MA

Life in a nursing or rest home is not always easy. Many residents are alone and feeling powerless. Our Volunteer Ombudsmen are advocates for residents living in long-term care facilities....

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New haven, CT

A super senior who loves spirtual reading is seeking a volunteer visitor for socizliation. This man who has a strong and supportive family is legally blind and cannot really get out to see...

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Tolland, CT

A local lady who no longer drives needs a ride to the local food pantry and a little support with sorting her mail. She has a passion for learning, has seen and travelled the world but can no...

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Branford, CT

Volunteering can be a day at the beach with this well-tuned nonagenarian who likes to enjoy her lunch outside, spends 3 days a week exercising at the Senior Center and loves to go for guided...

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Acton, MA

Life in a nursing or rest home is not always easy. Many residents are alone and feeling powerless. Our Volunteer Ombudsmen are advocates for residents living in long-term care facilities....

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Your Town, CT

Today's news makes us all think about doing more for our neighbors and community. You don't have to go across the country to find great need, it is right here in your neighborhood. But how do you...

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Old Saybrook, CT

Ten brave volunteers are needed to gain five pounds in three weeks! No, you won't be eating chocolate cake all day, but you can share the load of a neighbor who is legally blind and needs a little...

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Meriden, CT
Have one hour to spare? The Bradley Home is seeking friendly visitors to spend time with our residents and bring them the joy of company. Come visit - sip coffee or tea and share stories, read...
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Spring Lake, NJ

Serenity Hospice Care is in need of Volunteers!!!

Join our Team of amazing volunteers and make a difference!

Our patients are located all over NJ, in various facilities and in their homes. We are...

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Toms River, NJ

Visits, reassuring phone calls, medical transportation, grocery shopping, help with paperwork, respite to elderly Latino and African American Ocean County residents. Bilingual volunteers in great...

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Worcester, MA

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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New York, NY

Come join the elders at The New Jewish Home for the Knitting, Crochet, and Beading workshop. This is a great opportunity for a creative individual. We are seeking Volunteers who are avaliable...

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Litchfield County, CT

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities. Hospice volunteers give their...

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Teaneck, NJ

YOU can make a difference in someone’s life!

YOU can brighten the day of a homebound, isolated Senior!

YOU can have fun and get to know someone in your community!

Friendly Visitor Volunteers enjoy...

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Maynard, MA

Help one day a week or more, (from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) make new friends and be part of something BIG!

Assistants are ordinary people with an extraordinary concern for others. They are reliable,...

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Manchester, CT

Visit a wonderful nonagenarian and spend some time singing a new version of the song we all know and love... 99 Wonderful Years on the Wall...99 Wonderful Years, Take One Down - Visit, Let Me Tell...

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Rocky Hill, CT

There is an urgent need for volunteers to shop, read and drive with our consumers who are blind and living in Wethersfield and Rocky Hill or the south end of Hartford. If you have ever wondered...

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Branford, CT

Today is the day to make a difference in your life and that of a neighbor. With just an hour or two per week you can be a friendly visitor, a shopping buddy or a reader for a neighbor who is...

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Framingham, MA
Loneliness increases the risk of heart disease by 29% and the risk of a stroke by 32%. Lonely elders are twice as likely to have dementia as those who don’t report being lonely. Loneliness and...
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Paramus, NJ

Massage Therapy Volunteers, Reiki Volunteers and Alternative therpay volunteers are certified and/or are professionally trained. The volunteer provides comfort and relaxation to our patients and...

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Hartford, CT

Get over your fear of commitment and become a volunteer today! You know it will be good for you once you get started and it's easier than going to the gym. Don't worry, it doesn't take a lot of...

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