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WHATVideo chats between virtual volunteers and older adults living in care homes.
WHYTo provide older adults with online social stimulation, connection and companionship on a regular basis.
WHEREAdopt a Grandparent Campaign.
CHD Living.
Based in United, Kingdom. International.

Program Description

“What started as a local campaign to encourage companionship within our homes, has now became a global initiative to help combat loneliness amongst the elderly.”

“…the idea behind this which we launched last October was really about relieving isolation and loneliness and intergeneration communication.”

-Shaleeza Hasham -CHD Living.

“The success of this campaign has been monumental (nearly 90,000 people have signed up globally) and has transformed the lives of so many people. For this, we thank each and every one of you - and we look forward to the exciting future of Adopt a Grandparent.”

The Adopt a Grandparent Campaign matches virtual volunteers who become ‘adopted grandchildren’ to their ‘assigned grandparents’ living in care homes.

Nursing care, senior living facilities and care homes around the world interested in participating can visit the Adopt a Grandparent Campaign website.

Volunteers interested in participating in the Adopt a Grandparent Campaign can do so by contacting the program. The program matches volunteers with older adults based on interests.

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