Area Agency on Aging
Many of the programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging rely on committed volunteers to make their programs successful and to meet the increasing need for services in our communities. Volunteers can truly make a difference in their community. Volunteers participate in training, orientation, and continuing education provided by the Area Agency on Aging.
Medicare/Benefits counseling volunteers provide individuals with personalized, objective assistance and education with Medicare and related public benefits.
Ombudsman volunteers serve as advocates for people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and help residents to resolve problems they may encounter in their daily lives.
Many senior centers also depend on the aid of volunteers to prepare and deliver meals, organize activities, and conduct fund raising campaigns. For more information on volunteering at a senior center, contact the center in your area.
Call toll-free at (877) 521-3500 for more information.