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April 26, 2024

Volunteers Enrich Lives of Residents

Category: Memory Care

Author: Camillia Strickland, Memory Care Director

Volunteering in The Wellington 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.  

High school student Kael plays violin for memory care residents, bringing joy through music.

Volunteers actively enrich the lives of our residents through music. Kael, a high school student, generously dedicates his time twice a month. Kael plays the keyboard, violin, and saxophone for our residents after dinner, bringing joy to their evenings. Additionally, Emma, the granddaughter of one of our residents, shares her musical talents on the violin and piano during her visits. Family members actively participate in outings, fostering meaningful connections and enhancing our residents’ experiences.

Our Memory Care Neighborhood also benefits from volunteer support provided by hospice and home health companies, who sponsor monthly dine-in lunches and birthday celebrations, including ice cream socials and music therapy sessions for all to enjoy. These volunteer efforts greatly contribute to the well-being and enjoyment of our residents, creating a vibrant and supportive community.

Volunteer Enrichment: Impact and Gratification in Memory Care

Volunteers in our Neighborhood often express surprise at the overwhelming response and feedback they receive from the residents. They communicate to the staff and Memory Care Director that they feel enriched by these opportunities. Many volunteers have shared with our staff and the Memory Care Director that they feel deeply enriched by these opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our residents. Their dedication and commitment to enhancing the well-being of our community are truly appreciated and valued.

If you’re interested in volunteering and creating moments of joy for our residents. Please don’t hesitate to contact our Memory Care Director. We look forward to hearing from you and appreciate your willingness to make a difference in the lives of our residents.

As you can see, there are many benefits to volunteering in The Wellington 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.  

Two women smiling, standing by a table filled with food. Volunteers prepare rootbeer floats for memory care residents.

The Wellington Senior Living in Liberty, MO offers senior villas, 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 Liberty Hospital with convenient access to major shopping centers and attractions, including Shoal Creek Golf Course, Historic Downtown Liberty, Stocksdale Park, and Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary.

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