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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 Marketplace 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

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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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...

Mar 09, 2016 through Aug 31, 2017
Norwalk, CT

Do you have a certified pet therapy dog? We are looking for canine good citizens to join our growing hospice program as a furry friend to our patients.

If you have the passion, skills, and a heart...

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...

Jul 25, 2016 through Jan 01, 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...

Jan 20, 2016 through Jul 31, 2017
9:15 AM to 1:00 PM
Boston, MA

Help United South End Settlements (USES) and the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) distribute over 200 bags of groceries to low-income senior community members!

What: GBFB's Commodity Supplemental...

Sep 09, 2016 through Dec 10, 2016
Ghent, NY
Help collect and prepare collage images for ASCC's upcoming free outreach art projects for work with the elderly, including those with Alzheimer's and other cognitive issues. Someone who enjoys...
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...

Dec 05, 2016 through Dec 30, 2016
10:15 AM to 12:30 PM
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...

Sep 06, 2016 through Dec 16, 2016
Boston, MA

Expressive Arts Therapists to run two workshops per week with residents.

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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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Cedar Grove, NJ

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
  • Develop interpersonal...
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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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Parsippany, NJ

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
  • Develop interpersonal...
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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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Parsippany, NJ

Life Choice Hospice is seeking Pet Therapy Volunteers to visit our hospice patients throughout Northern NJ. Providing our patients with loving touch and care from certified pet therapy animals and...

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West Milford, 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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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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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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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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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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West Orange, NJ

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
  • Develop interpersonal...
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West Orange, NJ

Life Choice Hospice is seeking Pet Therapy Volunteers to visit our hospice patients throughout Northern NJ. Providing our patients with loving touch and care from certified pet therapy animals and...

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Norwood, NJ

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
  • Develop interpersonal...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cedar Grove, NJ

Life Choice Hospice is seeking Pet Therapy Volunteers to visit our hospice patients throughout Northern NJ. Providing our patients with loving touch and care from certified pet therapy animals and...

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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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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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Dover, MA

Volunteer drivers age 55+ are needed to pick up hot meals from Framingham and deliver to Dover residents weekly. Must have valid MA drivers' license, pass a criminal history check, and enjoy...

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Norwood, NJ

Life Choice Hospice is seeking Pet Therapy Volunteers to visit our hospice patients throughout Northern NJ. Providing our patients with loving touch and care from certified pet therapy animals and...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Arlington, MA

We are a premier nursing home in Arlington, MA offering short-term and long-term care to the surrounding community and beyond. We are looking for volunteers to commit to spending about 20+ minutes...

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Hampton, NH

"Thank you and your drivers for all of the life saving help you are giving me." Richard, a dialysis patient and TASC rider

It's simple; being able to get where you need to go is central to...

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Boston, MA

FriendshipWorks is looking for volunteers to visit isolated elders in Boston. Friendly Visiting Volunteers are matched with seniors on an individual basis and visit once per week for an hour....

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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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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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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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Haverhill, MA

Compassion, empathy, openheartedness, and presence are some of the basic needs for a hospice patient and their loved ones.

Your gift as a volunteer is not just about how much time is spent with the...

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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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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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Albany, NY
You can drive grateful clients of a local food pantry home. Help someone, often an elderly person, get his or her heavy groceries back home. Our volunteer drivers do a two-hour shift and it's a...
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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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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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East Hartford, CT

Today is October 21st, that's "Back to the Future" Day! If you were looking back from some day in your future, what will you say you did with this day. Did you help a neighbor in need, rescue a...

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Sunnyside, NY

I have several non-English speaking clients who are lonely and desperately need socialization. If you have a little free time you could dedicate to getting to know someone and speak Spanish,...

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Malden, MA

Bilingual (Chinese and English) Meal site volunteers honor the elders who need their help the most. They support their care with a healthy meal in a comfortable setting where all elders feel...

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Tewksbury, 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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Bennington, VT

The Vermont Long Term Care Ombudsman Project (VOP) is housed within Vermont Legal Aid, Inc (a non-profit organization). The VOP advocates for people living in Vermont's nursing homes, residential...

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Brattleboro, VT

The Vermont Long Term Care Ombudsman Project (VOP) is housed within Vermont Legal Aid, Inc (a non-profit organization). The VOP advocates for people living in Vermont's nursing homes, residential...

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West Hartford, CT

Fit, Fun and Friendly? If you like the Roller Derby, skating or other activities you can be a buddy to this greaty guy who is legally blind. He loves the outdoors, kayaking, canoeing, tandem...

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Morristown, NJ

A wonderful project fit for the whole family. Volunteer are needed to both conduct friendly visits with residents who prefer to spend time in their rooms and meet an amazing group of seniors in...

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Marlborough, MA

BayPath Elder Services' Elder Nutrition Program is currently seeking volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious lunches to older and disabled adults. Currently our kitchens in Framingham, Holliston,...

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New Hyde Park, NY

Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands community service program of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation that recruits and trains volunteers to step in for the family caregivers...

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TEAM, INC.
Derby, 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.

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New York, NY

Have Fun Running a Cafe Cart and Interacting with Students and Older Adults!

Opportunity:

Volunteer Program:

  • Work with a multi-generational team of teens, college students, young adults, and senior...

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Schenectady, NY

Are you handy around the house? Why not help a Albany elder and/or disabled homeowner with home repairs, painting, yardwork, house dleaning and other household tasks. Great for retirees!

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Albany, NY

Community Caregivers provides non-medical support services to help people stay independent and in their homes. Many of the people who need our assistance are older adults. We offer our services...

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Derry, NH

Being independent is a matter of pride for many of our elderly and disabled individuals. Yet, the basic need of obtaining food can sometimes be difficult to attain. Volunteers can assist our...

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Bedford, NH

Help an elderly person maintain their independence! The CareGivers provides non-medical support through rides to appointments, help with grocery shopping, simple friendly visits or phone calls to...

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Derry, NH

Getting to medical visit, dialysis treatments, and radiation/chemotherapy appointments is critical for the elderly and disabled. Offering your time, once a week, for a couple of hours can ensure...

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Beacon, NY

Volunteers at Elant have always been an integral part of the day to day happenings at the facility, and perform a key role in shaping the "life and atmosphere" for our residents. Your service as a...

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Derry, NH

Think of hearing history from someone who has lived it! Many of our elderly recipients have lived through and been exposed to many experiences in their lives. Sharing these memories or other...

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Bloomfield, CT
Local lady who loves dogs and does her own share of volunteer work as a dog rescue worker, needs a volunteer to help her get around town. She is legally blind and needs a buddy for local trips...
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Derry, NH

For years many of our elderly and disabled recipients have taken pride in maintaining their homes. Now, because of physical frailty or illnesses they cannot accomplish even the simplest tasks....

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Norwell, MA
Active Day of Norwell provides social and recreational services in a supervised group setting. Volunteer as an Activity Staff Assistant and help seniors with board games, puzzles, arts & crafts...
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