The aim of the RNH Senior Program is to provide three groups of people opportunities to meet their reciprocal needs. For the homebound elderly, our programs help them combat isolation and avoid loneliness. This helps them remain at home and avoids a nursing home or institutional placement before it is absolutely necessary. For our senior volunteers, there are a mulititude of meaningful activities and a sense of belonging that help them remain active and vital. For the teens, it is an opportunity to help seniors while learning from a mentor and bridging the gap between the generations.
Telephone Reassurance Program
Personalized calls Monday through Friday, fully operated by volunteers, linking homebound elderly to the community while ensuring their safety and well-being.
Connecting underserved youth with seniors, bridging the gap between the generations and providing opportunties for mutual growth and support.
Our annual Senior Splash takes place each June and provides a full day of summer fun for local seniors.
To volunteer, or if you know someone who would benefit from our services, please call (718) 549-8100 x129 or email Zenobia Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health & Harmony Program
Since 1872, the Riverdale Neighborhood House has served as a center for community outreach, addressing the needs of individuals and families at every stage of life. Our new Health and Harmony Program continues that tradition, providing programs to nourish your spiritual self to bring you inner peace, and programs to fortify and improve your mind and body to enable a longer, healthier, more fulfilling life. Our approach is personal; in a world being taken over by online modalities and smartphone apps, with us it is, and will always be, personal.