FRIEND TO FRIEND AMERICA
WHATRecruits and trains volunteers to visit lonely and isolated seniors living in nursing homes, assisted living, or retirement communities.
WHYTo alleviate loneliness and isolations seniors may feel by providing a regular friend to visit.
WHEREFriend to Friend America. Seattle, USA.
“…social programs within the Homes try to meet the need of the residents but visits by a caring friend add a dimension which enriches and make the lives of seniors more meaningful.”
Efforts are made to match volunteers with a senior who may have similar interests. Background checks and training are required.
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