The York County Area Agency on Aging's volunteer coordinator, Beth Grove, will be available at various community libraries to speak with interested individuals one-on-one about the agency's volunteer programs. People interested in volunteering may stop by one of the following days and locations: April 18, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Mason-Dixon Public Library, 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown; and April 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Newberry Township. Volunteers are especially needed for the following programs:
--- APPRISE Insurance Counseling: Counselors assist Medicare beneficiaries in understanding their benefits, enrolling in Medicare plans and assisting with Medicare coverage issues.
--- Ombudsman: Provide advocacy and education for residents of long term care settings and individuals receiving long term care services in their homes or community.
--- Peer Educators: Participants lead small groups of older adults in healthy living programs. Volunteers are trained to use prepared materials. A background in the medical/health field is not needed.
For details, contact Beth Grove, volunteer coordinator, at 717-852-4904, 1-800-632-9073 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer applications can be downloaded from the "Forms and Documents" page of www.ycaaa.org.