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Hartford, CT Senior Living Resources

There are many things to enjoy about senior living in Hartford, CT, such as the many opportunities to enjoy history and nature. From the Mark Twain home and museum to the beautiful green vegetation of 50-acre Bushnell Park, there are numerous activities to be enjoyed by seniors. Another memorable Hartford attraction is Wickham Park, where beautiful peacocks roam freely across the grounds and numerous sporting events are held. These are just a few of the many attractions and opportunities available to those who seek senior living in Hartford, CT.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Directory to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Elder Law Attorneys

Our focus is on the legal needs of people over 50. If you have questions about a long-term care strategy, Medicaid eligibility, Wills, Trusts, end-of-life decisions, or settling your parents’ estate, we’re your resource in Eastern Connecticut.

KEARNS & KEARNS PC
www.kearnsandkearns.com

Kearns & Kearns counsels clients in the areas of special needs trusts, probate, estate planning, settlement services and elder law. In fact, John “Jay” F. Kearns III was the first Connecticut attorney to be board certified as an elder law specialist.

Laurel D. Mangan practices in the areas of Elder Law, Probate Administration, and Estate Planning. Attorney Mangan is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut School of Law.

Financial Advisors

We assist and educate families with Long Term Care insurance solutions. Our insurance solutions can give peace of mind and protect assets now and into the future.

Senior Moving

Elder Life Transitions, LLC is dedicated to guiding seniors through any or all of the chores associated with moving. We know that moving, particularly downsizing, is one of the most stressful events any senior will face in their golden years.

Senior Activities

HARTFORD SENIOR CENTERS
www.hartford.gov/hhs

Hartford Senior Centers provide a resource of information for maintaining independence. Our Centers are located throughout Hartford where adults 55 years and older can join together in diverse activities and services.

Health, Medical & Safety

Dr. Horowitz has over 30 years of experience in testing, diagnosing and rehabilitating various types of hearing loss and serves on the board of directors of the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL).

Alzheimer's & Dementia

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CONNECTICUT CHAPTER
www.alz.org

The Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter is the primary source of information and support to the thousands of Connecticut residents dealing with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Local Services and Government

Ombudsman: Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Veterans Affairs: Hartford Regional Benefit Office
Hospital: Hartford Hospital
Transportation: CTTransit Hartford
Department of Aging: CT State Dept. of Aging

Local Attractions and Amenities

Government Building: Connecticut State Capitol
Community Memorial: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
Library: University of Hartford Library
Performing Arts Center: Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Parks and Recreation: Talcott Mountain State Park

Hartford Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors
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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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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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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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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...

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...

Jan 04, 2017 through Jul 04, 2017
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Revere, MA

Compassus Hospice is seeking compassionate individuals interested in a unique life-changing volunteer experience. We will be holding upcoming hospice trainings. Specific dates, times, and location...

Feb 15, 2016 through Feb 05, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Roxbury, MA

Looking for an individual / individuals. With A creative flare......

To share their talents within a congregate living setting. Serving Elders (55+)

To help develop or bring out the creative talents...

Jan 03, 2017 through Dec 19, 2017
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Dorchester, MA
Looking for someone who loves to teach and is an expert in the art of needle point. Some of the seniors are advance in skills and others are at the beginner level. Must be patient and have a love...
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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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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Braintree, MA

BRING A SMILE TO A LONELY ELDER OR YOUNGER DISABLED PERSON'S LIFE. VISIT ONCE WEEKLY FOR 1-2 HOURS AND BRIGHTEN SOMEONE'S DAY. MAKE A NEW FRIEND AND FEEL GREAT ABOUT IT!

MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS...

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Manchester, NH
Are you looking for a rewarding and fun volunteer opportunity? Are you interested in helping your elderly and homebound disabled neighbors? St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on...
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Beverly, MA

SeniorCare, Inc. seeks volunteers at the Beverly Senior Center. SeniorCare, Inc. has partnered with the Beverly COA and created a new community program called The Kiosk Project.

The Kiosk offers...

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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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Goffstown, NH

Are you looking for a rewarding and fun volunteer opportunity? Are you interested in helping your elderly and homebound disabled neighbors? St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on...

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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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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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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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Portsmouth, NH

We are looking for volunteers to provide transportation around Portsmouth for our senior and disabled residents. For residents who do not have access to a car, getting to doctors appointments,...

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Braintree, MA

South Shore Elder Services is committed to providing quality services to elders, caregivers and community members. They offer volunteer opportunities in the following towns: Milton, Randolph,...

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Nashua, NH
Are you looking for a rewarding and fun volunteer opportunity? Are you interested in helping your elderly and homebound disabled neighbors? St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on...
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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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Londonderry, NH

Four legged volunteers and their companions are needed to visit hospice patients. Pets provide a calming presence to a patient in his or her end of life. Pet therapy has been shown to increase...

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Newtonville, MA
We have an active Senior Center and are looking for volunteers who enjoy talking to seniors to "schmooze" with seniors and make our senior center a welcoming, interactive place to be. Volunteers...
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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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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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Wellesley Hills, MA
Catered lunches are served at the Wellesley Council on Aging on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays each week. Lunch guests pay a small fee for their meals. A volunteer is needed to collect payments...
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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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Lexington, MA

Hospice Companion Volunteers

Caring Volunteers with Warm Hearts Needed

Volunteers are needed to provide companionship visits for clients on Hospice care. Visits would be located in various settings...

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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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Brighton, MA

FriendshipWorks is looking for Friendly Visitor volunteers to visit with lonely elders in Allston/Brighton. Give one hour a week to visit a neighbor and share stories, have tea, go for walks, and...

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Roslindale, MA

Be part of a rewarding volunteer service- The Hand-to-Hand Caring Touch program. Enjoy one-to-one interaction as you help elderly residents relax with mini hand rubs. You can assist the residents...

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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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Bedford, NH

The goal of The CareGivers is to help the elderly and disabled in the Greater Manchester and Nashua area to remain in their homes for as long as possible.

We are looking for volunteers to help us...

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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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Sharon, MA

HESSCO Elder Services offers volunteer opportunities for people age 55+ in the following towns: Canton, Dedham, Foxboro, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood,...

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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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Lowell, 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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Boston, MA

FriendshipWorks is in search of an intelligent, data and detail oriented individual to take on our helpdesk needs and a long overdue data migration project. This Tech Wizard (or, if you'd prefer,...

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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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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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Winchester, 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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Middleboro, 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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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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Brighton, MA

The PetPals Program of FriendshipWorks is looking for volunteers with pets to visit elders living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Brighton. PetPals is a remarkable program that...

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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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West Newton, MA

Newton at Home members want to get out and about! Drive a member to the movies, to the grocery store, to a doctor's appointment or to the airport. Your work as a volunteer driver makes a huge...

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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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North Andover, 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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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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Malden, MA

Food Pantry volunteers insure that important food resources donated by a local community organization are made available to elders in need. The free nutritious food contributes to the health and...

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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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Brockton, MA

Hunger is a serious threat facing many older adults and individuals with disabilities. Currently OCES delivers more than 1,100 nutritious meals to older adults and individuals with disabilities...

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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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Wilmington, 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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Portsmouth, NH

We are looking for volunteers to plan a recreational event for our senior and/or disabled residents. Examples might include a game night, light exercise class, music, educational presentation,...

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Boston, MA

Kit clark is looking for a caring person to volunteer at our South End of Boston location in an Elderly Housing complex. To serve the mid-day meal to our diverse senior population. volunteer must...

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Somerville, MA

Program for residents of Cambridge and Somerville. We would like to match seniors in the community with someone for one or more of the following tasks: Errands to the drug store or grocery,...

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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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Methuen, MA
The Adopt-a-Grandparent program is a perfect chance for volunteers of any age to connect with an elder resident on a regular basis and build a meaningful, lasting relationship. Volunteers are...
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Randolph, MA

Volunteers are needed to provide companionship visits for clients on Hospice care. Visits would be located in various settings such as Nursing Homes, Rehabilitations, Assisted Livings, and home...

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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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Concord, 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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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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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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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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Portsmouth, NH

Two needs of our senior and disabled residents are companionship and light housekeeping.

For many seniors and those with disabilities, leaving their homes to socialize can be difficult. These...

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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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Lincoln, 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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Chelsea, MA
We are currently seeking volunteers to provide our patients and families with companionship at the end of life. Provide companionship through activities such as reading a book, holding a hand, or...
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Hyde Park, MA

Our Friendly Visting Program is looking for volunteers to do one-on-one visits to isolated elders in Hyde Park. As a volunteer, you can make a difference in the lives of these elders needing...

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Providence, RI

Partners in Care is currently seeking volunteers and caregiver families to connect through this supportive effort.

Volunteers provide 10-12 hours a week of caregiver respite through participation...

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Boston, MA
Kit Clark Senior Services, a service area of Bay Cove Human Services, is looking for friendly volunteers to help out at our senior centers in Boston. Help serve a meal, strike up a conversation...
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