Tagged: Stories

Meet Gilbert

Gilbert, from Owen County, will be eternally thankful to RSVP volunteers and Area 10! Last summer, Gilbert suffered a stroke that landed him in the hospital. It was the hottest part of the summer when he was released back to his home. Without an air-conditioner, enough food, or transportation, and...

Meet Ginny

When the yard got out of hand recently, Ginny called Area 10 Agency on Aging to see if she could get some help. She found help, alright! She was included in the first annual Safe At Home program. Volunteers from IU Health and Area 10 arrived one Saturday to assess...

Meet Nick

It was suggested to me after a grave illness last year that to allay my pangs of loneliness, I volunteer; and when I learned it could be with young children, I thought that might just be what I needed. What a gift it has been! I’ve always loved little kids,...

Meet Ferne

Ferne stopped by the Endwright Center’s Tech Day with questions about buying a new computer. Thanks to the advice she received from volunteer tech experts, Ferne felt confident. The next day, she completed her purchase at a nearby office store, and her new computer is now working nicely. She is...

Meet Alice

Alice, aged 88, moved in with her daughter and was using a cane to steady herself even when walking around the house. She and her daughter had learned about the Endwright Center during a seminar for caregivers that was held at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. In January they began exercising...