Senior Companions are men and women who are 55 years of age or over. They must meet income eligibility guidelines in order to qualify for the tax-free stipend and transportation reimbursement. Senior Companions spend 15-25 hours per week, in total, assisting older persons so that they can remain independent in their own homes.

Senior Companions provide…

  • Caring
  • Companionship
  • Friendship
  • Respite for Caregivers
  • Maintenance of Independent Living
  • Peer Support
  • Advocacy for Older Persons

Senior Companions receive…

  • Tax-Free Stipend
  • Transportation Reimbursement
  • Annual Physical
  • Orientation
  • In-Service Training
  • Annual Recognition
  • Enriched Social Contacts

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