Senior Resources of Guilford
Senior Resources of Guilford's Retired & Senior Volunteer Program's Primary Focus Area is Healthy Futures. The RSVP program will coordinate 437 RSVP volunteers who will serve at 26 RSVP stations in order to provide service activities to seniors and veterans in Guilford County, North Carolina. RSVP volunteers will deliver meals to 220 homebound seniors through the Senior Resources of Guilford's Mobile Meals program. RSVP volunteers will provide 28 seniors and veterans with transportation to medical appointments throughout Guilford County through the Senior Resources of Guilford's Senior Wheels program. RSVP volunteers will provide 103 seniors and veterans with transportation to non-medical appointments in Greensboro through the Shepherd's Center's Shepherd's Wheels program. RSVP volunteers will be recruited to provide veterans with transportation to non-medical and medical appointments, including veteran hospitals, through the local veteran service organizations (the Servant Center and Caring Services) Volunteer Driver programs. RSVP volunteers will provide companionship for 100 homebound, older adults, veterans and individuals with disabilities in Greensboro through the Adult Center for Enrichment's Care Partners respite program, the Mental Health Association in Greensboro's Compeer Friend program and Senior Resources of Guilford's Telecare Reassurance program. RSVP volunteers will provide health insurance information assistance to 800 Guilford County seniors through Senior Resources of Guilford's Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). At the end of the 12-month period, Performance Measures for the Healthy Futures focus area will demonstrate the following survey results: 80% of homebound seniors receiving home delivered meals by volunteers will report having increased social ties/perceived social support; 80% of non-driving seniors receiving volunteer transportation to medical or non-medical destinations will report having increased social ties/perceived social support; and 80% of caregivers of homebound or older adults will report having increased social ties/perceived social support. The CNCS federal investment of $39,943 will be supplemented by $35,788 by the sponsor.