Senior Companions reach out to adults, who need extra assistance to live independently in their own homes or communities. Senior Companions assist their adult clients? with in basic but essential ways: they provide companionship and friendship to isolated frail seniors, assist with simple chores, provide transportation, and add richness to their clients lives. Senior Companions serve frail older adults and their caregivers, adults with disabilities, and those with terminal illnesses. If you meet certain income guidelines and are 60 or older, you may be eligible for this program. You will receive a modest tax free stipend to offset the cost of volunteering, and are reimbursed for transportation, some meals, an annual physical and accident and liability insurance. Contact National Senior Service Corps, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20525; 800-424-8867 or 202-606-5000; www.seniorcorps.org
Income Eligibility: None
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