Our Friendly Visitor volunteers provide important weekly home and/or telephone visits. These visits support those ages 60 and over. The program is designed to increase socialization and prevent isolation while providing emotional support and encouragement. Some volunteers help with errands, shopping and more.
Is a peer led virtual program utilizing the Zoom platform. The purpose of the programs are to connect individuals in a virtual setting for the purpose of socialization, education and information. The hope is that we will be able to expand participant’s social circle while creating a warm welcoming atmosphere.
Covid-19 has challenged our programs but it has also brought to light a gap in service and attitude that exists with of many older adults with regard to technology and we have implemented some tools to assist.
Tech Assist volunteers provide basic Q&A support via telephone, email and virtually. Small group virtual programs are provided monthly and on an as-needed basis.
Tablet Loan Program
Seniors are welcome to borrow a tablet. The program provides instructions on how to use the device and complete common tasks such as using the internet, checking email, and using apps. Volunteer tech support is available to assist.
Senior Center Without Walls (SCWOW)
SCWOW is an interactive group telephone program. Weekly calls provide participants with socialization.
Group telephone activities and special topic programs are designed to provide participants with socialization, armchair travels, and education, all accomplished from the comfort of their own home.
Tuesdays – 2:00 p.m. Varied Topics
Thursdays – 11:00 a.m. Guided Meditation
Fridays - 2:00 p.m. Technology Assistance with Troy or Q&A with Senator Bob Wirch