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Wellness Checks and Support for our Aging Neighbors

Our Older Adult Services Senior Peer Counselors are working hard during shelter-in-place. Instead of weekly face-to-face visits, volunteers are on the phone and using technology to provide wellness checks with adults age 55+, either in a one-to-one setting or in virtual groups. It is more important than ever to reach out to our neighbors who feel isolated and need additional services. There has been a surge of need for wellness checks among older adults, according…

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POSTPONED: Senior Peer Counselor Training

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 diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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POSTPONED: Senior Peer Counselor Training

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 diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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APP-y HOUR for ages 55+

Do you use technology? Learn more about how you can access resources for your health and well being. Join us on Monday Feb 10th from 12 – 1:00, to meet with Arlene Aquino for an “APP-y Hour!” Topic: TBA. Optional: bring your smart phone, laptop, or tablet to get hands-on help. All abilities and experience welcome. A light luncheon will be served. RSVP to Arlene by Feb 7: aaquino@peninsulafamilyservice.org or 650-403-4300 x4327  

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

Read More

Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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