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April 26, 2024

Memory Care Volunteer Opportunities

Category: Memory Care

Author: Alexandria Arguello, Memory Care Director

Volunteering in The Wildwood Senior Living Memory Care Neighborhood can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Our Neighborhood caters to individuals living with many different types of dementia. Volunteers play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for our residents. From providing companionship to participating in stimulating events, the opportunities for volunteers are both meaningful and endless. Let’s delve into the various types of events you, as a volunteer, can be a part of within our Memory Care Neighborhood.  

A heartwarming moment captured! A woman and an elderly lady, both wearing bright colors, share a table, celebrating a birthday with balloons and smiles.

Here are examples of volunteer opportunities in our Neighborhood:

  • Helping organize and decorate for holiday parties, serving food and drinks, and participating in festive activities.
  • Assisting with setting up for religious services and helping with related events or celebrations.
  • Participating in gardening activities, including planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting.
  • Organizing and hosting interactive events, such as recreational activities.
  • Creating a welcoming and positive atmosphere by engaging residents in conversations, sharing jokes or stories, and leading sing-alongs or dance sessions.

Volunteers play a crucial role in enhancing the lives of residents in the Neighborhood. They provide social interaction, cognitive stimulation, and emotional support, which contribute to residents’ physical well-being, sense of purpose, cultural enrichment, and overall happiness.

Volunteering makes a positive difference in the lives of others. Spending time with residents in Memory Care can be deeply rewarding.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact the Memory Care Director. We welcome your involvement!

As you can see, there are many benefits from volunteering in The Wildwood Senior Living Memory Care Neighborhood. It provides an opportunity to form meaningful connections, promote personal growth, and make a positive impact. You will also gain valuable insights, foster community engagement, and enhance mental and emotional well-being. Reach out to schedule a rewarding experience that will enrich your life and the lives of the residents.  

The Wildwood Senior Living in Joplin, MO offers independent senior apartments, assisted living, and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include restaurant dining, 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Centrally located near Freeman Health System and Mercy Hospital with convenient access to major shopping centers and attractions, including Twin Hills Country Club, Northpark Mall, Grand Falls, Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center – National Audubon Society, Spiva Center for the Arts, and George Washington Carver National Monument.

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