Many senior citizens and homebound folks get lonely and their situations have only been exacerbated by the current pandemic. You can help alleviate some of that loneliness via AARP’s Friendly Voice program. It doesn’t cost you anything but a bit of time. Here’s how it works”
- Volunteersare recruited from across the country agree to call those who have signed up to hear from someone.
- Those seeking a callcan reach out to AARP’s program through this link: aarp.org/friendlyvoice.
- The requests go on a roster that the volunteers use when making their calls. Those reached who are having a crisis are steered to appropriate help.
To sign up to receive calls, go to aarp.org/friendlyvoice