Senior Companions

Learn more about Senior Companions

Our Program - SDC Senior Companions help their elderly neighbors by providing:

* Friendship
* Escorts on walks, shopping trips, and medical appointments.
* Information on other services.
* Help with household tasks.

Requirements - To become a Senior Companion you must be:

* At least 55 years of age.
* Unemployed or retired.
* Interested in helping people.

Benefits - Senior Companions receive:

* A tax-free income that does not affect other benefits such as SSI, Medicaid or rent.
* Reimbursement for mileage and/or bus fare.
* The chance to make new friends.
* The satisfaction of helping others.

Paid training includes:

* An orientation course to give you the tools you need to get the most out of your experience.
* Monthly In-Service sessions to help you learn about resources, programs, and health tips for the elderly.

I love being a Senior Companion. I am making a difference and getting extra income too.
~ Melvin Avant

 

I really enjoy visiting with neighbors who need a little help. They aren't clients they're friends!
~ Balbina Acevedo

 

For more info please call
(414) 906-2700 ext. 2779

Senior Companions brochure (PDF)

Making a difference today, while investing in tomorrow

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