Care Partners of Cook County
501 5th Ave W, Rm 106, Grand Marais, MN, 55604
Distance: 936 Miles
Companionship programs connect people with volunteers who visit individuals who are:
* In the hospital
* Socially isolated
Visitors help to provide conversation, reading or other social activities to help keep older adults or people with disabilities engaged.
Volunteers provide companionship, check-ins, presence at end-of-life, and respite for caregivers.
10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-1400.1900-230Friendly Visiting Definition
Programs that use "friendly visitors" (usually volunteers but also paid hourly companions) to call on people who are hospitalized or in another institutional setting, who are homebound or socially isolated due to disability or old age, or otherwise lack companionship with the objective of brightening their day and helping them to maintain contact with the outside world by reading, talking, listening, writing letters or performing other similar tasks.