AARP Driver Safety
AARP 6726 Townline Road Syracuse, NY – Provides a six-hour in-person or online course designed to sharpen driving skills for drivers 50+. Insurance companies offer 10% reduced rate for successful completion of the program.
Camillus Senior Center
Town of Camillus 25 1/2 First Street Camillus, NY – Serves as a focal point for older adults in the community which offers a wide variety of services and activities. Provides a senior nutrition program as well as assistance for seniors looking to apply for benefits such as SNAP, Medicare, and/ or senior housing programs.
How to Volunteer as a Senior
Millions of elderly people—those 65 and older—volunteer every year, but given this population is higher than 48 million (and projected to reach 80 million by 2050), there is plenty of room for growth here.
The Mesothelioma Center (Asbestos.com)
Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer caused from asbestos exposure. Due to the long latency period of mesothelioma, approximately 20-50 years, about 80% of those who are diagnosed with this terrible disease are seniors. Our organization works 1-on-1 with these individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.
Neighborhood Advisor Program
PEACE, Inc 93 Syracuse Street Suite 700 Baldwinsville, NY – Provides support to senior citizens in the Baldwinsville area and the Town of Elbridge. Services include social/recreation activities, medical information, referrals, and advocacy in areas of concern or interest to seniors.