Everything listed under: nursing home volunteer

  • Youth Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Nursing Home

    A church-led youth group brought some Christmas cheer through visits and fruit basket gifts. The 15-member youth group put the baskets together and brought them to the nursing home. The group is committed to volunteer work and community service. They spent time with the patients, prayed with them and talked to them.   Read More...

  • Local Animal Shelter Offers Volunteerism, Community To Patients At Nursing Home

    A local animal shelter has made a big impact on one of its nursing homes in the community. The shelter joined with the nursing home to create volunteer opportunities for nursing home patients to spend time with the animals caring for them and making blankets as needed. The patients have made over 100 blankets and spent countless hours with the animals providing community for the patients and the animals."They feel worthwhile, their lives mean something.   Read More...

  • Woman Volunteers Time To Teach Dance

    One woman is using her time and talent to teach dance to nursing home patients. The woman has grown children and has retired from working outside the home. She has been teaching for the past five years after helping in nursing homes for the past 10 years. She encourages others to volunteer their time as it helps others and makes the one offering help find value in the experience as well.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Volunteer Recognized For Service

    After serving for 25 years, a woman has been recognized for her volunteerism to nursing homes, named State Nursing Home Adult Volunteer of the Year for 2015.  She started a ministry that offers inspirational therapy to nursing home patients using music and sound equipment to offer uplifting songs in order to lift the patients' spirits. Under her leadership, the ministry has offered over $250,000 in CDs, cassette tapes, books on tape, DVDs, and cassette tape players.   Read More...