Looking for a family bonding activity? Why not try something new and join Singapore Red Cross as an ElderAid volunteer to befriend and care for seniors who live alone!
Besides helping to strengthen the family bond, volunteering together is also a great way to spend time with your loved ones in a meaningful way.
DID YOU KNOW?
Currently, more than 47,000 seniors aged 65 and above in Singapore live alone, and the number is expected to reach 83,000 in 2030!
JOIN US AS AN ELDERAID BEFRIENDER TODAY!
Volunteers will receive training in:
● Standard first aid
● Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
● Use of Automated external defibrillator (AED)
● Psychological First Aid, and more
WHAT OUR BEFRIENDERS SAY
“I enjoy spending time with him, it makes me happy to see him laugh. He has taught me to be strong and find joy in tough times, and to be contented and grateful to live life simply and happily.”
Ms Agnes Hlaing Hlaing Aye, 61, befriender to ElderAid beneficiary Mr De Silva for more than two years.
“You learn many things and get a lot of advice from the elders. Some of them really touched me with their words. I admire their fighting spirit”
Mr John Matthew, 31, nature photography enthusiast with a big heart for the elderly. John has been an ElderAid volunteer for more than a year.