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Volunteers needed in Wayne, Ontario and Seneca counties

Are you a survivor? Would you like to help others feel better? RSVP (Retired and/or Senior Volunteer Program) is looking for people. 55 and better, who are interested in volunteering to be Peer Leaders for these valuable Living Healthy workshops. Whether you have a background in health care, experience chronic health issues or know someone who does, you can help people learn healthy ways to address their on-going health conditions. Living Healthy is offered in Wayne, Ontario, & Seneca Counties. Living Healthy is delivered in 6 weekly session workshops (2.5 hrs each) to help people learn to self manage their symptoms to improve their quality of life. The accredited program, designed by Stanford University School of Medicine, has proven to improve participants’ lives by giving them the tools to reduce pain, improve communication with caregivers and to be in more control of their lives.The next 4-day Peer Leader Training will be offered on March 29, 31, April 5 & 7th at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, NY. To learn more about becoming a Living Healthy Peer Leader, contact Kim at Wayne CAP for more information at 315-665-0131×170, 159 Montezuma St., Lyons, NY 14489 or kim.lucianovic@waynecap.org The RSVP Living Healthy program is administered by Wayne County Action Program, Inc. and is delivered in Wayne, Ontario and Seneca counties. Visit our website at www.waynecap.org for additional information.Wayne County Action Program’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has an established a Volunteer Transportation Corps in Wayne, Ontario and Seneca Counties. Volunteers provide rides to senior citizens for their medical appointments. This is a valuable service that helps seniors lead independent lives even when they no longer can drive. Want to help someone to be able stay in their own home? There are many elderly in the community that need assistance. You could make a difference. Special needs are in Waterloo (all of Seneca County), Lyons, Williamson and Ontario.To become part of the Volunteer Transportation Corps, you must be at least 55 years old or better and live in Seneca, Ontario or Wayne Counties. A modest reimbursement for mileage costs is available. Contact Kim at Wayne CAP for more information, 315-665-0131×170, 159 Montezuma St., Lyons, NY 14489; or senior.services@waynecap.org The RSVP Transportation Corps is administrated by and funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the N.Y.S. Office for the Aging. Visit our website www.waynecap.org for additional information.

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