Category: Working with Elderly

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Gainesville

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Gainesville is dedicated to providing people with help filling out their tax forms during tax season. Gainesville website National website (Volunteering instructions) Who they are: The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Gainesville is a community service program for middle

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City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) Department at the City Of Gainesville offers an amazing variety of volunteer opportunities for citizens who live, work, play and study in the Greater Gainesville Community. Website Contact: Hanan Bilal (Volunteer Program Coordinator), bilalhk@cityofgainesville.org,

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SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)

SHINE is a state health insurance assistance program for elder Floridians in which trained volunteer counselors give free, unbiased assistance and information to elders and their family members who have questions or problems with Medicare and other health insurance programs.

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Shands at the University of Florida

Shands at the University of Florida is a private hospital that is not-for-profit. Website Contact: (352) 265-0360 What YOU can do to help: There is a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at Shands.

Posted in College Students, Kids 13 to 18, Medical, Working with Children, Working with Elderly

Friends Across the Ages

Friends Across the Ages, Inc. sponsors nursing home group activities and also trains volunteers to visit nursing home residents weekly on a one-on-one basis. Website Contact: (352) 491-3127 Address: P.O. Box 14698, Gainesville, FL, 32604 What they do: Friends Across

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Eldercare Services of Alachua County, Inc.

Eldercare Services of Alachua County, Inc. is dedicated to being an advocate for the elderly in the community and to providing services to enrich the quality of life for seniors.  Website Contact: (352) 265-9040, Eldcare@shands.ufl.edu What YOU can do to help: Volunteers

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Al’z Place

Al’z Place is an adult program that provides care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or severe memory impairment. Website Contact: (352) 375-3000 Address: 1701 NW 80th Blvd. #105, Gainesville, FL, 32606 What they do: Al’z Place’s Adult Program runs five

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