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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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Median Senior Living Costs

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.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Bridgeport Volunteer Events for Seniors
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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...

Jan 02, 2017 through Apr 15, 2017
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Levittown, PA

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service. And we want you to join us.

The Tax Aide program now involves more than 35,000 volunteers and...

Feb 23, 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...

Oct 18, 2016 through Mar 31, 2017
North Haven, CT

Athena Hospice is currently looking for volunteers to join our caring and dedicated team. If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity in a supportive and friendly environment, then...

Feb 20, 2017 through Apr 24, 2017
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Milford, CT

Arts in CT is seeking volunteers for Battle of the Towns, Singing Competition. United We Stand!

The event is catered to children ages 5-18 to showcase their talent and spread love across the state...

Dec 29, 2016 through Jun 29, 2017
Long Island City, NY

SENIOR SERVICES VOLUNTEER

Purpose/Objective

The Senior Services Volunteer will help the senior center by providing his/her time interacting with and serving seniors through various means. By...

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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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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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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 Township, 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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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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New York, NY

Are you 55 or older with a strong desire to help others? If so, consider becoming an outreach volunteer. We are looking for people persons who are interested in becoming experts in a public...

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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...

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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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Mt. Holly, NJ

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

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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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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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East Providence, RI

Make a lasting difference in someone's life.. as well as your own. Beacon Hospice in Rhode Island seeks caring and dependable individuals to provide companionship to terminally ill patients. ...

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East Hampton, 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 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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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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Warwick, RI

VOLUNTEER IN YOUR CHOSEN AREA OF RHODE ISLAND! BECOME A CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER OMBUDSMAN. Training is provided and held at a time and location that is convenient to you!

This is a state-wide program,...

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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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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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Sunnyside, NY

I currently have 6 seniors with dogs in Fresh Meadows, Rego Park and Forest Hills and these dogs need to be walked! Could you walk one of these dogs, even once a week for six months? I also have...

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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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Littleton, 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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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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Elizabeth, NJ

RSVP of Union County will work with partner agencies to offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities. When older adults enroll as an RSVP volunteer, our coordinator will help them find an...

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brooklyn, NY

You can volunteer and make a real difference in a homebound individual’s life in so many different ways. W e are a dynamic and diverse group of volunteers or “Friendly Visitors” who visit...

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New York, NY

The Carter Burden Center for the Aging (CBCA) is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an...

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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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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 Carter Burden Center for the Aging (CBCA) is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an...

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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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brooklyn, NY

If you live in Brooklyn or travel to Brooklyn on a weekly basis and can commit to one hour a week for at least 6 months, this is the program to be part of! You won’t regret it!

The majority of our...

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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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New Britain, CT
Rebuilding Together New Britain is a non-profit that provides home repair services for low-income New Britain residents, specifically the elderly, disabled, and families with children. Day to day...
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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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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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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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Voorhees, NJ

Ready to make a difference??

Do you want to make a difference in the life of a terminally ill patient?

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

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Bronx, NY

If you are patient, understanding, friendly, caring, and available just one morning per week, you can make a real difference in the lives of those we serve.

Our wonderful volunteers provide...

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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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DOROT, Inc
New York, NY

DOROT's greeting card project helps bring joy to some of our frailest and most isolated seniors. Every card is designed and created by you, our volunteers. We are seeking volunteers to create...

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brooklyn, NY

Visit a homebound senior in your area! Not only will you make a difference in their lives but you will learn so much form them!

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can lead to serious consequences...

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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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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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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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Your Town, CT

"It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
Are troubled with troubles almost every minute
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot
For the places and people you're lucky you're not"

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Newington, CT

Fulfill your New Year's Resolutions right here, right now, almost anywhere in Connecticut, at your own pace on your own schedule! What's the catch? You need to be willing to read, shop and...

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Hartford, CT

Did you have a buddy for dangerous Hurricane Sandy, someone who called to make sure you were ok; that you had bread, milk and medications sufficient to last 4-5 days. Is there someone who offered...

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Springfield, MA

Greater Springfield Senior Services is seeking caring individuals over the age of 21 to serve as volunteer advocates for residents of nursing homes and rest homes.Ombudsmen visit with residents...

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JASA
Brooklyn, NY
Purpose
Assist JASA’s Brooklyn Caregiver Respite Program with key administrative tasks.

Responsibilities
  • Filing & copying
  • Telephone reassurance calls to clients

Skills
  • Comfortable using a copy...
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Teaneck, NJ

JFCS establishes a corps of trained Preparedness and Response volunteers prepared to mobilize at a moment`s notice. They help older adults and individuals with disabilities to prepare kits in...

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Home Delivered Meal Drivers deliver a nutritious midday meal to the homebound, frail elderly of Dutchess County from one of our 9 Senior Friendship Centers. Most drivers volunteer once a week for...

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New York, NY

It is easier than you think to put a smile on a senior's face. All you have to do is be a Friendly Visitor. A Friendly Visitor is someone who brightens someones day, week, month, and ultimately,...

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Springfield, MA

GSSSI offers three healthy living workshops to the community of Springfield that includes: 1) Healthy Eating for Successful Living, 2) My life, My health, Chronic Disease Self- Management, 3) A...

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Stamford, CT

Stigma leaves me stuck and I need to make a new good friend who will read to me and visit with me at my group home. If you like discussing current events, reading and visiting this is a perfect...

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Gardner, MA

Become A Hospice Volunteer

Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for terminally ill patients and their families. All volunteers receive specialized training and ongoing support...

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Somerset, NJ

Do you want to make a difference in someone's day? Martin and Edith Stein Hospice gives loving attention and professional care to terminally ill patients. We need compassionate volunteers to offer...

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Your Town, CT

Milk, eggs, bread and a little lunch meat and I can barely carry any more from the bus to my front door! And, that is without the bag ripping open on the steps of the bus! No, this is not a...

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New London, CT

A local gent is in need of a reader for mail, correspondence, friendly visiting and local outings perhaps just for coffee or a quick walk to the park to exercise his two dogs. Just a few hours a...

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Hartford, CT

Dashing through the snow, and I'm racing toward the bus, my grocery bag just split ... and my bread has hit the slush...This is how I go, when I cannot drive but stroll, through the streets I go,...

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Jenkintown, PA

While volunteering in hospice may not be for everybody, you can still give back to patients and their loved ones indirectly by offering your time and talents in our office in the Dresher / Willow...

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Brooklyn, CT

Music opens avenues into the hearts of the elderly. Please consider helping the elderly in a very special way.

Share your talent with our residents.

The progam should last about an hour. 10:30 to...

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Hartford, CT

You can be a storm volunteer right in your own neighborhood. Not everyone can pick up stakes and travel to the storm stricken areas of our nation, but you can do a lot right here are home to help...

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Poughkeepsie, NY

The Dutchess County Office for the Aging uses volunteers to help deliver meals to the homebound elderly, assist at our Senior Friendship Centers, lead exercise and brain games classes, assist with...

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Somerset, NJ

Bereavement phone calls are made from our office to check in on husbands and wives, children and friends of our deceased hospice patients. They require tender attention and are appreciative of the...

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LifePath
Turners Falls, MA
Adult Peer Leaders needed to co-facilitate HEALTHY AGING workshops and walking groups for elders in the Franklin County/North Quabbin area. Choose from Falls Prevention, Healthy Eating, Chronic...
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Brick, NJ

Serenity Hospice Care is in need of Volunteers!!!

We would love for you to join our team!!!

Our paitents are located all over NJ, in various facilities and in their homes. We are looking for caring...

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Concord, MA

Join our team and help transform the lives of at-risk youth, elders and people with disabilities.

The Nature Connection is seeking volunteers to join our team in delivering nature-based educational...

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Portland, CT

Three local residents who are legally blind are interested in getting out into the community, having coffee, attending outdoor concerts or library programs, shopping or other events around town....

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Windsor, CT

Silver Tongued angels are needed for outbound calling center focused on socialization and outreach to individuals who are elder blind. You will call an established list of consumers who will be...

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New Britain, CT

You can measure success by helping a neighbor who is legally blind. This wonderful and chatty lady who raises birds and formerly worked as an assembly line worker making tape measures would love...

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