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Kansas City, Missouri Senior Living Resources

Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and has been officially nicknamed "The City of Fountains." The city owes its namesake to its 200 fountains, many of which are placed throughout the city's beautiful public parks and boulevards. Kansas City is also home to an active senior community and a wide selection of options for senior living that are designed to fit every lifestyle and budget. With its community-oriented environment and its charming hospitality, Kansas City is a wonderful place to live.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Kansas City, MO

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Senior Living in Kansas City, KS is:

  • 8% less expensive than the state of Kansas
  • 10% less expensive than the Midwest region
  • 12% less expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

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

At The Dorsch Law Firm, we specialize in providing sound legal counsel in all areas of Estate Planning services, including Wills, Living Trusts, Durable Power of Attorneys, and more. Our focus is helping our clients in Kansas and Missouri areas plan, prepare, and then distribute their possessions according to their wishes in the event of their own or their loved one’s death.

Estate Sales

Mojo Estate Sales is a family owned and operated estate sale company servicing the KC Metro area. We provide services to clients moving, downsizing and fully liquidating homes and are licensed and insured. Our goal is to maximize your estate sale profits while providing the best possible customer service. Let our family help your family!

Real Estate Services

Gail Yancik with Realty Executives of Kansas City

GAIL YANCIK, P.C WITH REALTY EXECUTIVES OF K.C.
www.gailsells.com
(816) 223-9540
gailyancik@gmail.com

Gail Yancik, P.C. specializes in assisting seniors with their real estate needs. As an RN, Gail worked for over 2 decades in the field of Home Health and caring for seniors over the age of 65. Gail has a heart for seniors and has the experience and the sharp assessment skills to truly help seniors and their families with all aspects of decision making and assistance needed for making the move that will be most beneficial to them. When you hire Gail, you also get a team of special service providers who offer turnkey solutions geared to the needs of older adult home owners who are transitioning into a new livestyle. If you are a senior or have a parent or loved one needing the services of a realtor, you will want to talk to Gail.

Lilac Program

Lilac ~ Thinking about selling a house?
www.lilacprogram.com
(913) 915-1985
jbasler@srckc.com

Our approach is simple. There are only two things you need to be concerned about when selling your house "as-is" to Lilac: A fair price that’s agreeable to you and works for me. The date you would like to move-out and close the transaction. No repairs necessary. Cash buyers.

Senior Moving

We assist older adults and their families with the physical and emotional components of transitioning from their homes to retirement communities. Older adults feel in control of the process instead of overwhelmed as we lead them to make good decisions. We coordinate the multitude of details from AT&T to unpacking and setting up the new home. Certified relocation and transition specialist Gerre Wade creates your floor plan and along with her team, sorts, tags, packs and makes arrangements for movers, estate sales, charity and shipments to family members. We carry appropriate insurance and all employees are background checked. National Association of Senior Move Managers Circle of Service member. In business since 2007.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Kansas City Volunteer Events for Seniors
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Our volunteers are unique and amazing people who can make a wonderful impact on the life of a nursing home patient. Did you know that there are many terminally ill patients who need comfort,...

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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Hospice provides compassionate, kind, state-of-the-art care for individuals facing a wide range of end-stage illnesses. Kansas City Hospice needs massage therapists willing to...

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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Hospice provides compassionate, kind, state-of-the-art care for individuals facing a wide range of end-stage illnesses. Kansas City Hospice needs massage therapists willing to...

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Kansas CIty, MO
We are looking for caring, friendly and committed people to share a friendly conversation, hold a hand, provide emotional support, play music or sing, sit quietly at the bedside or assist a...
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Kansas City, MO

Phoenix Family serves seniors living in low-income housing communities throughout Kansas City. Each month, seniors recieve fresh food donations and we need lots of volunteers to unpack, sort, and...

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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is in need of compassionate people to serve as volunteers in hospice patients' homes, which allows the caregiver to take a break for a few hours. Once...

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Kansas City, MO
Our Senior Companion Program provides assistance and friendship to older adults and adults with disabilities, to help them remain independent in their own homes at no cost. The Senior Companions...
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Kansas City, MO

Phoenix Family serves seniors living in low-income housing communities throughout Kansas City. Each month, seniors recieve fresh food donations and we need lots of volunteers to unpack, sort, and...

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Kansas City, MO

Would you like to be a part in making a Hospice patients dreams come true? Asana Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for Volunteers to help with this program. This is a fun opportunity to get...

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Kansas City, MO

We Honor Veterans is a National Hospice and Palliative Care program in which NorthCare Hospice is a proud partner. The purpose of this program is to continue to honor our Veterans at the end of...

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Kansas City, MO

Make sure seniors have enough to eat by helping with our Mobile Food Pantry Delivery!

We are looking for a small group, or individual volunteers, who don't mind a little bit of lifting, sorting,...

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Kansas City, MO
Do you have a few hours a week or even a month to visit a with a hospice patient? We are looking for friendly visitors to sit with, read to, pray with or even just visit with our patients. We will...
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Kansas City, MO
The friendly, easy-to-work-with staff in our Human Resources department would love to have a volunteer for a few hours each week to help them with some filing and other, similar office projects....
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Kansas City, MO
Our Medical Records department is looking for a detail-oriented volunteer for 1 - 2 hours every Tuesday afternoon to fill out fax cover sheets and then fax reports to several people. A volunteer...
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Kansas City, MO

One of our goals at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is to ensure that our patients remain comfortable in their final months. Volunteer massage therapists can help by relieving pain and...

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Kansas City, MO

NorthCare Hospice provides compassionate, kind, state-of-the-art care for individuals facing a wide range of end-stage illnesses. NorthCare Hospice needs massage therapists willing to volunteer...

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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is in need of compassionate people to serve as volunteers in hospice patients' homes, which allows the caregiver to take a break for a few hours. Once...

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Kansas City, MO

We Honor Veterans is a National Hospice and Palliative Care program in which Kansas City Hospice and NorthCare Hospice is a proud partner. The purpose of this program is to continue to honor our...

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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice KNOWS the value of being in service! That's why our motto is "Expect more from us. We do." At Crossroads Hospice we pride ourselves on doing "Even More" because we know our...

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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice KNOWS the value of being in service! That's why our motto is "Expect more from us. We do." At Crossroads Hospice we pride ourselves on doing "Even More" because we know our...

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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice volunteers are a dedicated team who help provide extra love and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families.

Turn your interests and hobbies into meaningful, fulfilling...

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Topeka, KS
We are looking for volunteers to help with an extra visit to our hospice patients and aslo help out in office from time to time. The visits are companionship. Staying with a patient while...
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Marhall, MO

We are currently looking for Active Duty/Military Veterans to visit with our Veteran patients. Words simply cannot describe how our patients feel about their Veteran volunteers.

Please consider...

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Shawnee, KS
Calling all helping hands. Kansas Hospice Care are looking for volunteers to help with our dying patients and patient family. We are needing someone to go out and visit with the patient and take...
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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice volunteers are members of a dedicated team who help provide extra love and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families.

Turn your interests and hobbies into meaningful,...

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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice KNOWS the value of being in service! That's why our motto is "Expect more from us. We do." At Crossroads Hospice we pride ourselves on doing "Even More" because we know our...

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Overland Park, KS

Seeking Mac-savvy troubleshooters to help keep Kansas City seniors connected and engaged with the community. If you're interested in technology and computers, this opportunity would be a great fit...

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Lenexa, KS

VITAS Healthcare (r) is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families - just by being there. Many of our patients live at home with family members or...

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Bonner Springs, KS, KS

Kansas City Hospice provides compassionate, kind, state-of-the-art care for individuals facing a wide range of end-stage illnesses. Kansas City Hospice needs massage therapists willing to...

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Independence, MO

Have you seen the compassion and care given by a hospice to someone YOU cared for? Are you ready to pay it forward? Volunteers needed in the Holden, MO. area to visit patients within a 15 mile...

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shawnee mission, KS

Compassionate Care Hospice is currently seeking an individual to join our compassionate presence team. The primary duty of this role is to be with the patient as they are in the active dying...

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Kansas Area, MO

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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Marshall, MO
Crossroads Hospice is looking for individuals who have the time to brighten the day for our patients. It is very easy to do, your presence can make a difference! If you are able to read, write,...
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Independence, MO

Would you like to put a smile on someone's face, simply by stopping by to say hi? At Caris, our patients love our volunteers. Patient and Family Care Volunteers are directly involved with patients...

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Topeka, KS

Spending time with a hospice patient, we need volunteers for companionship and different activities like light household duties ,running errands maybe pick up few items from store, some of our...

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Lawrence, KS

Looking to make a difference in the life of someone in your community? Become a Great Lakes Caring Hospice Volunteer! Our volunteers enhance the lives of those receiving our services by providing...

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Sedalia, MO

Have you seen the compassion and care given by a hospice to someone YOU cared for? Are you ready to pay it forward? Volunteers needed to visit patients within a 15 mile radius of your home....

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Shawnee, KS

Do you have a Special Place in your Heart for those with Dementia...but don't know how to help? Brookdale Hospice will provide you specialized training on "how to companion" individuals with end...

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SeniorAge
Humansville, MO
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) volunteers to help seniors and/or low-income families electronically file their Federal Income tax forms as well as MO Property Tax Credit rebates. No prior...
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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice KNOWS the value of being in service! That's why our motto is "Expect more from us. We do." We help them LIVE until they die!

Our volunteers have shared how they originally step...

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Shawnee, KS

Do you have a warm smile and a big heart? Then become a Volunteer with Brookdale Hospice! It's like helping a neighbor who’s lonely. You don't need medical skills & you don't even need to know...

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Overland Park, KS
We are a small hospice company and we are looking for volunteers to help with the end of life care for some of our hospice patients. This opportunity is for companionship. We try to offer the...
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Baldwin City, KS

VITAS is looking to match talented, sensitive volunteers with elders near the end of life who have a tale to tell. Life Story volunteers capture a patient’s meaningful moments and can develop a...

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Gladstone, MO

Love to sing, dance, craft and interact with the elderly? We are looking for volunteers to join our activity group who enjoy bringing smiles to seniors. We have a team that bops around to various...

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Lawrence, KS
Do you like to drive? Do you like to assist older people? We have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! We provide medical, nutritional and personal trips for seniors in Douglas County,...
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SeniorAge
Humansville, MO
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) volunteers to help seniors and/or low-income families electronically file their Federal Income tax forms as well as MO Property Tax Credit rebates. No prior...
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Topeka, KS

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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Lawrence, KS

Deliver lunchtime meals to homebound seniors. Must have drivers license and transportation. Delivery routes usually take under an hour from start to finish. Volunteers may choose to deliver meals...

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Olathe, KS

Become part of our community "safety net"! Volunteer to provide rides for some of Johnson County’s most vulnerable residents:

  • Older adults
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Residents struggling with a major...
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Overland Park, KS

Visiting our Hospice patients and bringing what you have to the table. Different needs can be filled off of the skill you may have to offer. Some patients may only need someone to talk to, some...

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Warrensburg, MO

Have you seen the compassion and care given by a hospice to someone YOU cared for? Are you ready to pay it forward? Volunteers needed in Sedalia, Marshall, Higginsville, Clinton and Warrensburg...

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Independence, MO

Do you have a love for scripture reading? Some of our patients in the Kansas City Missouri area want to hear from you!

Currently we have a request for a Protestant Bible Study/Worship service one...

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Topeka, KS

Looking to make a difference in the life of someone in your community? Become a Great Lakes Caring Hospice Volunteer! Our volunteers enhance the lives of those receiving our services by providing...

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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice volunteers are a dedicated team who help provide extra love and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families.

Turn your interests and hobbies into meaningful, fulfilling...

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Olathe, KS

Deliver a nutritious, hot, noon-day meal with a smile to homebound senior adults. You can choose from eight nutrition center locations to find one that is close to home, work, or school....

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Chanute, KS

The Ombudsman Program seeks dedicated volunteers to serve as advocates for people living in nursing or assisted living facilities.

This opportunity is available in every county in Kansas. Our...

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Overland Park, KS
We our looking for volunteers to help with our hospice patients at the end of their life. Companionship, assistance in errands and listening and caring is what the needs are. If your interested...
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Liberty, MO

The primary focus of hospice care is quality of life through comfort, dignity and understanding. Whether you provide volunteer services in the home or long term care facility hospice is a...

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Shawnee, KS
We are looking for compassionte pepole to help with our hospice patients at the end of there life. Volunteering for hospice is very rewarding and it takes pepole with a good heart to provide this...
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Independence, MO

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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Leawood, KS
Do you have an hour a week to be a friendly face for someone who is lonely? Individuals in hospice care benefit greatly from friendly visitors! If you have compassion for others & good listening...
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Lenexa, KS

Are you available 45 minutes a week? Crossroads Hospice volunteers can make a huge difference in someone’s life simply by being present. There are many ways to get involved with patients including...

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Harrisonville, MO

Hospice volunteers make a huge difference in someone’s life by simply being present. They provide support and companionship to patients and families in their homes and long term care facilities....

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Warrensburg, MO

Animals provide a special kind of peace that people can't provide. When speech and communication are gone, people STILL respond to the touch of a dog, the wag of a tail. It brings a smile to those...

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Bonner Springs, KS

Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is in need of compassionate people to serve as volunteers in hospice patients' homes, which allows the caregiver to take a break for a few hours. Once...

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Topeka, KS

Looking for volunteers in the Topeka area who would like to help make a hospice patients day. The needs are different with each patient. Right now conpanionship is big on the list. Other needs can...

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Overland Park, KS

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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Shawnee, KS
We are helping in the community. We are looking for volunteers to help local nursing homes, assited and indepentant living homes with activities, feeding, or just stoping in to say hello and chat....
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Shawnee, KS
Come help out in our hospice office in the Shawnee are. Help put packets together, make copies, do some faxing etc. We are a small hospice company and would love your help. We are here...
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INDEPENDENCE, MO

Use your creative writing abilities to help our Crossroads Hospice patients create their Ultimate Gift of Gratitude for their family! Their own story! Our volunteers, through a series of...

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Lenexa, KS

What can you give in 45 minutes? Share stories and/or music, play games, help write letters, give a smile and your undivided attention.

A mere 45 minutes can change the life of a homebound/facility...

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Lenexa, KS

VITAS is looking to match talented, sensitive volunteers with elders near the end of life who have a tale to tell. Life Story volunteers capture a patient’s meaningful moments and can develop a...

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Shawnee, KS
We are looking for volunteers to visit with patients who have little to no visitors. If you would like the opportunity to spend time with a senior at the end of thier journey we like to hear from you.
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Independence, MO

Crossroads Hospice is always looking for committed and caring people to join our team of volunteers. If you have an interest in patient care; if you have special talents you would like to share;...

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Independence, MO
Patient Care Volunteers Needed in Independence, Lee's Summit, Raytown and more!! 1. Companionship: This could be the single most important service that the volunteer can provide to both the...
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Topeka, KS

Are you and your pet certified in Pet Therapy? Would you like to spend time serving in your community alongside your furry friend? Fur-Ever Friends Volunteers provide friendly pet visits to our...

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Olathe, KS

Do you have compassion, good communication skills, and at least three hours a week to help Kansas Medicaid consumers? The KanCare Ombudsman Volunteer Program is currently taking applications in...

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Leawood, KS

Many individuals at the end of their lives, are unable to get out and see old friends or participate in hobbies they love. Become a Hospice Volunteer and you can go to them! While volunteering...

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Leawood, KS

Earn the smile and appreciation from a homebound/facility patient simply by stopping by once a week with a book to read, some music to play, or simply your presence, and an hour or so of your...

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Topeka, KS

Do you have an extra hour or two during your week to donate to a hospice patient and their family? If so, we want to hear from you! Many local families are caring for their loved ones receiving...

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Marshall, MO

Crossroads Hospice is looking for individuals who love interacting with others. As a Volunteer for Crossroads, your main priority is bringing happiness, companionship, and socialization to our...

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Shawnee, KS
Have some free time this summer? We are in the need of some friendly faces to visit with our hospice patients. Some of our patient have little visitors or none, we try to help with placing...
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Warrensburg, MO

From the warmth and comfort of your home you can MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

All it takes is a phone call to one of our homebound hospice patients or their family members to bring a sense of comfort and...

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Topeka, KS
We are a small hospice company in Topeka, Ks. and we are looking for voulnteers to help with the end of life care with our patients and their love ones. Hospice we provide as much support to the...
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Warrensburg, MO

Crossroads Hospice KNOWS the value of being in service! That's why our motto is "Expect more from us. We do." At Crossroads Hospice we pride ourselves on doing "Even More" because we know our...

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