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- There more than 83,000 people over the age of 60 in Onondaga County; more than 15,000 people over the age of 60 in Cayuga County; and over 10,000 people over the age of 60 in Madison County. The number of seniors continues to grow and the services provided by Senior Companions continue to be in demand.
- A study done by the Office of Aging in Madison County, one of our service areas, found that an average of 20% of seniors lack a support network necessary to help alleviate the loneliness and isolation they often experience.
- InterFatih Works Senior Companions serve more than 200 clients each year with each client receiving an average of 10-15 hours of companionship a week.
- Each year our Senior Companions provide approximately 65,000 hours of volunteer service