Companions to Elders

Program Coordinators
Rebecca Albuquerque
Nicole Dagen
Ghazal Moussavi
Renee Silver
Olivia Spelman
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Through local agencies and nursing homes, student volunteers are matched as weekly friendly visitors and companions with elder residents. Small groups also provide one-time activities and/or entertainment at senior centers and nursing homes. The Companions to Elders (C2E) program collaborates with Jewish Children and Family Service in Waltham to run and staff a monthly Memory Cafe program, which are social events for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other cognitive impairments.

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