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By Linda Howard
Resource Specialist, Seeley-Swan Resource Center 

The TeleCare Program offers social connection

A Note from Linda

 

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Linda Howard, Resource Specialist, Seeley-Swan Resource Center, 406-541-7688

Dear friends in Seeley-Swan,

Missoula Aging Services introduced a new program called TeleCare. The TeleCare Program matches clients with volunteers for friendly assurance calls. Volunteers provide a check-in and phone call to older adults, or at-risk adults who are homebound and/or isolated.  The goal of the program is to provide social connection and increased security for participants.

How does the TeleCare Program work?

• Brief telephone calls are arranged on a regular schedule

• Friendly volunteers make the calls 

• TeleCare volunteers check on well-being, socialize and sha...



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