As we age, many of us will eventually need some form of long-term care. Unfortunately, many older adults living in nursing homes may not receive the social interaction and attention they need on a daily basis. This is where volunteers can make a big difference. […]
Category: Training Volunteers
Articles that address recommended training methods and content for nursing home volunteers and/or the value of training volunteers
Welcome to 2023!
To be sure, for the most part, it’s all good. I have few regrets from 2022; if only I wish I had more time to accomplish all that I have in my heart. But that’s ok. I’ve learned over the years to keep taking one step at a time and to prioritize those ideas.
Eskaton – “Dawn of a New Day”
Lyndsey: I am in charge of onboarding training and managing all the volunteer services for all of the Eskaton communities. We have 31 different communities . I’m responsible for recruiting, onboarding and managing volunteer services.
Paul: Are you the volunteer coordinator for all 31 communities?
Making a Real Difference in 2022!
You can make a real difference to someone in 2022!
For as long as I have breath…
As the year comes to a close… I’m taking a few moments to reflect on the past twelve months and look ahead to the next twelve. Of course, 2020 was a disaster with the virus’s onslaught, so I was hoping to get back in the […]
“They are not just committed to the mission…they are living it!”
An interview with Katherine Knoble, Community, and Volunteer Program Manager, Capital Caring Health One of the great joys I have is hunting for and discovering great volunteer programs. Moreover, I can tell you that I have found a great one at Capital Caring Health in […]
Creating the Volun-Cheer Force – Review
by Corina Sadler, CVA, Volunteer Resources Supervisor at City of Plano I just finished reading “Creating the Volun-Cheer Force: Rethinking the Way We Use Volunteers in Long-Term Care” by Paul Falkowski Ph.D. I first met Paul (virtually) when he interviewed me for the VolunCheerLeader Podcast. […]
Every possible resource will be needed to support an ever-aging population in the U.S.
The Power of Aloha
Discovering the word for compassion in Hawaiian tradition…
Training for Long-Term Care Volunteers Goes Online!
I am thrilled to announce that “Volunteering in Long-Term Communities” volunteer training is now available online!