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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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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

Upcoming Hartford Volunteer Events 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
Tackle a New Challenge and Learn a Little Too about how people who are blind can still live full and active lives! In some cases, you won't believe how active they can be. It's very easy all you...
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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...

Jun 01, 2017 through Jun 30, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nashua, NH
We are looking for fun, enthusiastic volunteers to come in on Sunday afternoons to organize a Sunday Social. This could mean putting together an ice cream party, playing group games in our...
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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Ethos
Jamaica Plain, MA

Spend an hour a week visiting with an elder in his/her home. Talk, have lunch together, go for walks, become a FRIEND. Ethos is looking for volunteers who speak Haitian Creole to visit with an...

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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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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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Weymouth, MA

This job involves delivering food in the town of Weymouth to people with disabilities and elderly clients of the Food Pantry. Deliveries take place on Thursday mornings between 8:30 and 10:00 by...

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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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Methuen, MA
This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone with a desire for one-on-one interaction with seniors who have limited social connections. Our elderly residents rarely leave the facility and appreciate...
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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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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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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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Concord, NH

Do you like to drive around town? Are you looking for an opportunity that will give you joy? Then this opportunity is for you! Be a volunteer driver with us to help seniors in our community do...

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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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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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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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Charlestown, RI

URGENT VOLUNTEER NEED IN THE CHARLESTOWN AREA.

Medical Transportation Drivers are needed in the Charelestown/Westerly area.

Help homebound seniors and adults with disabilities gain access to their...

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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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Manchester, 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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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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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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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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Ethos
Jamaica Plain, MA

Ethos is looking for a veteran to provide friendly visits and companionship to asenior. Take a walk together, chat over a cup of coffee, play a board game, and develop a new and rich...

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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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Portsmouth, NH

Purpose

As a transportation volunteer, you will play a key role in helping senior residents who do not have access to reliable and/or affordable transportation get to doctors’ appointments, grocery...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Westwood, MA

Hospice Volunteers Needed - No Experience Necessary!

Join our team of volunteers today! Participate in our engaging and flexible volunteer program.Help play a key role in supporting terminally ill...

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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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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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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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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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Brockton, MA
Help an older adult or people with disabilities write checks to pay their monthly bills on time through the Money Management Program at OCES. Volunteers are needed in the Brockton area to assist...
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Norwood, 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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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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Wethersfield, CT

A local lady is getting her new guide dog and she and the dog need to practice their training together. They will both be completely trained and you do not have to be responsible for either of...

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Dedham, MA

Ascend Hospice welcomes volunteers with trained and certified pets. Pet Therapy helps to encourage movement and physical stimulation in hospice patients. It also provides numerous mental benefits...

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Hampton, NH

"Being able to go to rehab has helped me recover so much function & skills for daily living. Our appreciation can't be fully expressed in words. Thank you to all; you make an important...

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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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Brockton, MA
Volunteers are needed to greet veterans as they enter the War Memorial Building and direct them to the Veterans office. Flexible 3 hour shifts!
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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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Sunnyside, NY

Studies show that having a pet can significantly improve a person's mental and physical health. Many seniors have pets, but need a little help caring for them. HELP A SENIOR KEEP THEIR PET!!

I...

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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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Malden, MA

As a member of a dynamic Development Team, the Prospect Researcher will assist with projects to research and document prospective donor groups who contribute financially to the Mystic Valley Elder...

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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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Sunnyside, NY

Studies show that having a pet can significantly improve a person's mental and physical health. Many seniors have pets, but need a little help caring for them. HELP A SENIOR KEEP THEIR PET!!

I...

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Sunnyside, NY

Studies show that having a pet can significantly improve a person's mental and physical health. Many seniors have pets, but need a little help caring for them. HELP A SENIOR KEEP THEIR PET!!

I...

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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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Brighton, MA
Do you love data entry and organizing? Would you like to help out in an energetic and passionate office? Come volunteer at JCHE in one of our offices in Brighton, Newton or Framingham. We are...
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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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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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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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