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Lutheran Social Service - Senior Corps

Senior Companion Program

LSS Senior Corps - Central MN

Call for location

(888) 205-3770

Website

https://www.lssmn.org/services/older-adults/companion-services/senior-companion

Service Details

Description

Program that provides opportunities for older adults to help frail or homebound people with everyday tasks


Senior companions receive a tax-free stipend and other benefits.


This is a Senior Corps program.


Additional Information

Offers companionship and visiting to the isolated elderly, including assistance with personal needs such as:
* Reading
* Letter writing
* Shopping
* Caregiver respite
* Transportation to medical appointments
* Other small errands


Senior Companions receive a tax free stipend for a minimum of 15 hours/week of service.


Eligibility

To qualify as a volunteer you must:
* Be 55 years of age or older and in good general health
* Be flexible and available with service activity schedule
* Have dependable transportation available and is willing to travel in the service area
* Have compassion, patience, flexibility and respect for others
* Work well with diverse individuals, families, groups and organizations


Area Served

Aitkin, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Todd, Wadena and Wilkin counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 839-6650

Last Update

2/26/2020

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