The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) proposes changes to existing regulations under the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended, for the following Senior Corps programs: Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), Senior Companion Program (SCP), and the Retired Senior...
Senior Companions are volunteers 55 and over who provide assistance and friendship to seniors who have difficulty with daily living tasks, such as shopping or paying bills. The program aims to keep seniors independent longer, and provide assistance to family caregivers.
The Senior Companion Program provides grants to qualified individual and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 50 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.
Senior Companion Program . The Senior Companion Program provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 55 and older, particularly those with limited incomes, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs; and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers.
A federal program called Senior Companions assigns older volunteers to visit and assist elders who are frail and in need companionship. These social connections often blossom into friendships, which studies show have positive effects on the physical and mental health of the seniors in need and the volunteers who give their time.
Senior Information and Assistance Program (I&A) The Senior Information and Assistance Program (I&A) is the main entry point to services within each Area Agency on Aging. The I&A staff assess individuals' needs and link them to local services or provide referrals to programs in other communities.
The first four Senior Companions were trained in January 1979. The Senior Companion Program of South Dakota started in Sioux Falls and gradually expanded to communities in the surrounding area. In 1984, federal grant funding was received to begin the program in Brookings and Lake Counties.
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) Title 45. Public Welfare ... Part 2551. SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM; 45 CFR Part 2551 - SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM . CFR ; prev | next. Subpart A - General (§§ 2551.11 - 2551.12) Subpart B - Eligibility and Responsibilities of a Sponsor (§§ 2551.21 - 2551.33)
The Senior Corps Programs. Senior Corps volunteers make a difference in their communities. For decades, volunteers age 55+ have been serving their communities through Senior Corps programs, led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service, volunteering, and civic engagement.
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