Senior Companion Program


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Senior Companion Program

a service that offers personal assistance and peer support to homebound and chronically ill older people.
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By 1993, the Senior Companion Program involved 12,000 volunteers in 182 projects nationally.
The vast majority of this research, focused on the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs, suggests substantial benefits both to individual clients and host agencies, indicating that seniors fill significant service gaps, provide complementary skills to staff and other volunteers, and are stable and long-lasting participants.
Successful Aging Institute & Senior Companion Program
Young has served as a Senior Companion Program volunteer with Salt Lake County Aging Services for the past 21 years.
We did not want to cut the senior companion program, which has great value, but it is not a state mandate.
The Senior Companion program is looking for people who are 60 years or older, available to serve 15 to 20 hours a week, meet federal income guidelines in order to receive a tax-free stipend, and pass an annual physical exam.
Lane Community College Senior Companion Program - Seeks volunteers 55 or older to visit frail elders and adults living with disabilities weekly for 15 or more weeks.
Senior Companion Program - Seeks volunteers age 55 or older who meet low-income guidelines and are able and willing to work 15 to 40 hours weekly as senior companions.
Senior Companion Program - Volunteers make weekly friendly visits to frail elders and adults living with disabilities.
Right now, because of years of recession, we have a lot of people 50 years and older who have lost their jobs and are chronically unemployed," says Susman, the director of LCC's Successful Aging Institute and its Senior Companion Program.
Learn about the Successful Aging Institute's Personal Care Aide training program and the Senior Companion Program.
Senior Companion Program Volunteers - The federal Senior Companion Program provides a tax-free hourly stipend of $2.
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