MINNEAPOLIS--This month KARE 11 is highlighting an opportunity to volunteer as a family companion with Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly.

This organization is committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among older adults int he Twin Cities area through social activities and regular visits from staff and volunteers.

The family companion volunteer opportunity helps to bridge the generation gap, by matching volunteer families with elders. The volunteer family hosts an elder in their home one day a month to provide companionship, a meal, activities and a home-centered experience.


To find out about how you and your family can serve an elder in your community call 612-746-0732 or visit Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly.