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Senior opportunities and services (directory of programs;)

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity.

Senior opportunities and services (directory of programs;)

a directory.

by United States. Office of Economic Opportunity.

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Published by U. S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination405 p.
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22213033M

SCORE's 10, volunteers give free, confidential advice to help hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs each year. Pet Care For seniors who have pets, they may need some assistance walking them or grooming them on a regular basis. But often, people and especially seniors need help setting up and learning how to use these devices, providing a business opportunity for you. Tour Guide The Volunteer Services Program conducts a hour training program designed to equip volunteer tour guides with the information and skills to lead tours of the historic Parkway Central Library. Volunteers are working or retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders who share their wisdom and lessons learned in business. The subjects covered in the training will include past, present, and future aspects of the infrastructure and organization of the Free Library of Philadelphia; current services being offered; highlights from the departments and special collections; the art and architecture of the building.

These seniors will have no trouble spending their cash on those services that make their lives easier and more enjoyable. A list of contact information and Web addresses is provided below to help you. Benefits Check Up - Find out what benefits may be available in our area. How does Senior Corps get things done? Or, if your skills include renovations, you can help seniors modify their homes for easier mobility such as front-walk ramps, bathroom tub renovations, installing grab bars and other support equipment.

From preparing a meal for our families to helping with house work, or volunteering at a fundraising event. Community Health Alliance - Health care for all, regardless of age or income, insured or uninsured. Read More Senior Corps connects more thanseniors with volunteering opportunities. Senior Corps This government-created organization aims to connect people 55 and older with their community. You will also need a commercial auto insurance policy as well as liability insurance to cover the possibility of a client being injured during transport.


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All of this allows a dedicated individual to launch a new magazine with the knowledge that they control the success of their business. These programs also offer respite for caregivers from caregiving demands. Benefit worthy causes to suit your lifestyle.

Deciding to apply to the Peace Corps takes research and deliberation. Seniors are a great target market because so many of them have the same needs, and many of them have the money to fulfill them.

Helping Feed the Hungry or Run Local Food Drives This gets you into the community with the potential to use experience from their years of working to help get food to the poor at a quicker and more efficient clip.

It makes you feel like you are accomplishing something—that you are giving back —that you are helping people. This is an especially flexible form of volunteering, because the tax season only lasts about half of the year.

By providing this service, you would help senior clients file claims and determine the best course of action when it comes to their health insurance.

Collection Care Assistant Volunteers are needed to help various departments maintain material within their collections. Although current membership is near capacity, this club will help another group get started. You can start a handyman service to help with these little maintenance needs.

Area Organizations Capital Coalition on Aging 3rd Wednesdays, - am The mission of the Capital Coalition on Aging, coordinated by the Area Agency on Aging of North Florida, is to promote communication and coordination, and to build greater understanding and cooperation among providers of services to elders in the capital area of North Florida.

There are occasionally opportunities to complete landscaping and beautification projects at these locations, positively impacting library users and the entire community. Travel Group Service Lots of seniors choose to spend their retirement years traveling.

Handyman Service You can start a handyman service and provide assistance to people of all ages. Falling is the leading cause of unintentional injury for seniors, so any activity that might involve climbing on ladders is not a good idea for the elderly. Senior Transportation The challenge in the senior transportation business, experts agree, is finding ways to provide seniors who can no longer drive with the ability to get where they want to be-and get there in style.

For more information about unpaid internships with The Free Library, please contact The Office of Public Service Support at or via email at internships freelibrary. Care Chest of Sierra Nevada - Free programs designed to fill insurance gaps for underserved populations. You can help them find nursing homes or retirement communities, and navigate the process of getting the proper care.

Volunteers receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability. Volunteers are working or retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders who share their wisdom and lessons learned in business.

As a volunteer for the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts of America you can share your knowledge and experiences and have a hand in creating new leaders for our future. With vast experience, there are many great business ideas for retirees to supplement their retirement from home or while they travel.

Here are just a few examples: Tutor and mentor students Provide one-on-one-time to students in busy classrooms Help students increase their reading levels Tutor students in math and writing skills Help elderly seniors stay independent and remain in their homes Drive individuals to doctor's appointments Provide a much-needed break to caregivers and families Provide friendship and companionship.

They have a program that trains elderly people to be mentors and coaches for their community. Consequently, a significant investment of capital is not required to become an Independent Distributor.VolunteerMatch is the largest network in the nonprofit world, with the most volunteers, nonprofits and opportunities to make a difference.

Remarkably Effective VolunteerMatch transforms volunteer recruiting, making it quick, easy and effective. These are all opportunities you need to go out and discover with a little bit of networking as opposed to discovering it online. If you have any questions regarding volunteering, ask a fellow senior you know is involved, or contact local officials involved in community outreach.

Whatever you choose to do, you’re sure to feel better once you. Jul 03,  · Senior Service Business Ideas Nursing Home. A nursing home is a facility that provides around-the-clock medical care to older residents. Some specialize in helping people with certain conditions like dementia, while others are more atlasbowling.com: Annie Pilon.

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The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to double /5(11). SENIOR OPPORTUNITIES SERVICES. Home Services Cutter's Corner Events Contact Home Services Cutter's Corner We no longer have Senior Crafters making the following items: *Children's cloth books *Sock Monkeys (plain or dressed) *Stuffed Animals (especially dressed).

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Senior Centers Senior Centers are a community focal point where active older persons can socialize and participate in programs and activities which enhance their quality of life, support their independence and encourage their involvement.

Program & Services.