FAMILY ELDERCARE’S LIFETIME CONNECTIONS WITHOUT WALLS
Based in Austin, TX. Available across the USA.
"“Introducing older adults to new friends from various communities.”
“Encouraging older adults to share their opinions and have their voices heard”
“Family Eldercare’s Lifetime Connections Without Walls program is a telephone-based service that allows older adults the opportunity to connect, learn, and have fun with others, all from the comfort of their home and personal telephone. Our classes are facilitated by volunteers, students, and community professionals.
With a broad-range of class choices from the creative to the educational…”
The Without Walls Program aims to help reduce social isolation and loneliness among seniors by providing opportunities for meaningful phone conversations, friendships, and support.
The program connects older adults with common interests and provides an opportunity for lifelong learning.
Each session runs for approximately 13 weeks. Classes include aging topics relevant to older adults such as:
Story and Writing Groups
Health, Insurance and Wellness Classes
Coffee Talk and more
Volunteer group facilitators are required for the program. Duties include encouraging older adults to share their opinions and have their voices heard, preparing and leading the group and activities from home or office, checking in on older adult participants, providing administrative support, assisting with special events.