Assisting Seeing Impaired Elder
How to Serve:
Provide computer/IT training to 79 year man who is seeing impaired. He is seeking a student volunteer that would be willing to work with him weekly.
Regis student who might be willing to come to his house at Colfax and Lowell for two hours a week, either Monday or Wednesday afternoons. He is seeking help in understanding his iphone, ipad, and computer. This is a good placement for a very independent student that is comfortable entering the home of a senior to assist with learning.
Might you be called to support him? Melissa Nix or Pablo Burson of the Ceter for Service Learning will happily accompany the student for an introductory meeting to establish the relationship, the role, and rules.
He is willing to meet the student in a park at 19th and Meade, by his home, with masks and social distancing under a gazebo there. He’s also open to meeting at the Chickfila at 17th and Sheridan (where he and the student met last semester) or doing lessons online if that is more comfortable.