Care for the Elderly

Help Your Community Take Charge of its Health

Help Your Community Take Charge of its Health

Burlington County RSVP is proud to announce three health related programs, for which we are recruiting volunteers. Millions of adults live with one or more chronic health conditions. Our programs help people and their caregivers manage their symptoms, improve their quality of life, and reduce healthcare costs. Mutual support and success builds participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

The Clare Estate

The Clare Estate offers top quality senior living on all care levels. Our senior living services and wellness care include a variety of options for all seniors, whether they choose independent living, assisted living, enhanced care, or memory care services. We are not a traditional care facility; we are a home specialized in the care and support of your loved one.

New Jersey Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteer Advocate Program

The NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman (NJLTCO) has identified an urgent need for volunteer nursing home advocates in Burlington County. The NJLTCO provides advocacy to people living in long-term care facilities and investigates allegations of abuse and neglect in those facilities.  Volunteers undergo 32 hours of training in communication, observation, and troubleshooting skills and are required to shadow an experienced volunteer before being assigned to a facility.

It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village is a caring, all volunteer organization dedicated to helping seniors, disabled of any age and returning vets in the following ways :Shop for groceries ( with or without the client, run errands, visit clients, call and just chat, drive clients to doctors and rehab (when planned ahead ), read to the visually impaired. The areas we cover presently, in Burlington County are : Cinnaminson, Delran, Hainesport, Maple Shade, Moorestown, Mount Laurel . There are no charges for our services but we do ask, if possible for a $ 20 donation ( tax deductible ) once a YEAR !

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Southern New Jersey

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Southern New Jersey is dedicated to helping people successfully meet the challenges of daily life. JFCS is in need of volunteers to assist with the Kosher Meals on Wheels Program. Volunteers will deliver meals on a weekly basis to homebound adults many of them Holocaust survivors. There will be opportunities to hear the stories of survivors while providing them with a nutritious meal. If you have a vehicle and are willing to work with seniors, we want to hear from you!

Holy Redeemer Hospice

Holy Redeemer Hospice wants to offer you a way to give back to your community.  Some opportunities include clerical work to support the staff, or patient visits and companionship to support those on our service and their families.  Patient visits are often in the home, however, visits to facilities may be requested as well.  No personal care required.  Training is provided.  Please call the Volunteer Coordinator, Rebeccah, at 609 472-7871 or email rbotbyl@holyredeemer.com for more info.

Riverview Estates (The Baptist Home of South Jersey)

Riverview Estates  (The Baptist Home of South Jersey), in Riverton, is seeking volunteers to serve as shopping companions and to assist with arts & crafts, and the ice cream cart; Junior volunteers (14+) assist with wheel chair transport, activities, entertainment, one-to-one visitation.  Many opportunities; weekdays and weekends.  Contact  Cathy Smyth at (856) 829-2274 ext. 163 or cathys@riverviewestates.org. Website: www.riverviewestates.org/

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