James Bender Executive Director of Hearts and Hands an organization that provides in home service benefits to older adults was our speaker at the August 25th meeting. His organization offers benefits including but not limited to improving an older persons quality of life, enhancing their ability to live in their home of choice, maintaining and upholding their dignity and assisting the primary care givers.
It is important to know what options families have for relatives or friends.
"Our services are delivered free of charge through the best efforts of our dedicated volunteers. We are able to offer these services free of charge through the generous support of the many Friends of Hearts and Hands like you, who believe in our Neighbor Helping Neighbor Volunteer Program." A quote taken from the Hearts ad Hands press release package.
Some of their services include:
"Door through Door" transportation for medical appointments and routine errands.
:Phone Pal" and wellness checks.
In home supports: letter writing, bill paying, hair care and much more.
Routine house keeping.
Routine lawn care and snow removal
Minor handyman services.
The program is all volunteer and more information is available at (716) 406-8311.