Visit-A-Bit is a safe home-visit program in St. Louis that connects volunteers with people and provides weekly touchpoint ideas that guide interactions to develop meaningful relationships.
Visit-A-Bit is a program created to combat senior adults loneliness in St. Louis.
43% of seniors say they’ve felt lonely at least some of the time.
Visit-A-Bit’s staff reviews information on each participant to match volunteers with the right person and to ensure safety.
Cheryl Wilson is a firm believer that because she has been blessed with knowledge relating to senior care, she has an obligation to give it back.
Dawn Voss couldn’t have imagined how rewarding volunteering with Visit-A-Bit would be for both her and her senior.
If you’re a homebound senior or living in a senior community and would like to have a Visit-A-Bit volunteer begin weekly visits, learn more by clicking below.
If you are interested in regularly visiting with a senior adult in your area, while providing socialization, consider becoming a Visit-A-Bit volunteer, learn more by clicking below.
This week’s Visit-A-Bit touchpoint is on home safety. Here you’ll find ideas and checklists for some small ways that you can help keep people safe at home.
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As a Visit-a-Bit volunteer, you can be a helpful lifeline to ensure that people know their neighbors. Here are some great tips on how to help others get to know their community.
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