Glen Rose Medical Center


The Feel Great Hour
We’re really not sure who feels better — our volunteers or our residents! If you’re a person who receives joy from giving of yourself, we have opportunities at our Nursing and Rehab Center that literally change the lives of our community’s treasured older adults.
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one hour (or more) per week, or even one hour per month that you would commit to helping with our activities program? We have regular weekly opportunities as well as flexible and specially scheduled activities. Just about any time of the day or evening and any day of the week, you are welcome and needed. You don’t have to have a special talent, though we’ll certainly use the ones you offer. Your presence and your caring is a gift in itself.
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Suggested Volunteer Activities:

Bingo calling
Fingernail painting
Pass out mail
Read residents’ mail to them
Read to groups of residents:
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Help with birthday parties
Assist at social events –
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Provide entertainment/share
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Help a resident create or keep a
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Or share your own idea with our
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nursing home volunteers

    how to volunteer

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