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Help Change the Nature of Aging – Become an Ombudsman Volunteer

New York State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program at Lifespan is in need of volunteers to join a team of advocates for older adults living in nursing homes, assisted living and adult care communities. With just a few volunteer hours each week, Ombudsmen have the opportunity to preserve dignity, protect resident’s Continue reading →

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Kohl’s Department Stores’ Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program recognized more than 2,300 young volunteers nationwide who have made a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism. 150 youth from New York received a $50 gift card and recognition certificate. The local winner was 9 year old Jackson Smith, a 4th grader Continue reading →

Alzheimer's Association

Volunteers Needed for Respite Program

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter is seeking volunteers for the Chapter’s in-home respite program. Adults are needed to provide companionship and simple recreational activities for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia a few times per month. The Chapter’s Director of Respite Services will train and work closely Continue reading →

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Livingston County Celebrates National Family Caregiver Month

It is no coincidence that National Family Caregivers Month occurs in the same month as Veterans Day. Both celebrate people who have and do the most heroic feats in their role as soldier or caregiver, including making life and death decisions and selflessly serving their community, as well as defending Continue reading →