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Training: Senior Peer Counselor

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from October 6 –  November 17 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm To register, please contact Geri Lustenberg via e-mail or call (650) 403.43.00 Ext. 4389 To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with…

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Senior Peer Counseling Open House

Become a Senior Peer Counseling Volunteer ! To find out more come join us for refreshments and discussion. Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 am – 11:30 am Peninsula Family Service 24 Second Avenue, San Mateo Please RSVP: 650-403-4300 Ext: 4389 or glustenberg@peninsulafamilyservice.org If you are 55 years or older and have an interest in helping older adults in our community, please join us. We provide services to individuals who represent a variety of cultures and…

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A Special Need for Our LGBTQ+ Adults Ages 55+

Our Senior Peer Counselors (SPC), a diverse and inclusive group of volunteers, show compassion for our community members ages 55+ who request peer counseling. This group of specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly one-on-one visits or facilitate a support group for older adults. The counseling helps older adults manage transitions and life changes including health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, loss, and grief. All counselors have completed over thirty-six hours of training to learn active listening…

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