"Having a phone buddy has brightened my days. I look forward to speaking to [my volunteer phone buddy] every week. I'm so grateful that my phone buddy came into my life! " - R., senior client, age 63
Your facility can be next!
We're currently serving seniors from Mission Health Communities in Kansas, Otterbein SeniorLife in Ohio, Via Health Services in Iowa, CityBlock Medical Practice in New York, Avenidas in California, and more.
References available from senior care administrators.
Each senior is matched with his/her own trained volunteer phone buddy to maintain consistency and ongoing personal connection.
Weekly or twice-weekly calls. We listen if the senior wants to talk. We talk if the senior wants to listen.
Our role is neutral, warm, and friendly. We don't diagnose physical or psychological issues. We don't take a stand on political or religious topics.