If you or some one you
know needs someone to visit them in a
nursing home on a regular basis, or if you would like to
volunteer your time to visit a person in a nursing home in your
you can join in on the national network of Surrogate Visiting Families
The number of elders that
are in a nursing home away from
family members due to either circumstances
beyond their control including Medicaid placement is growing.
A Surrogate Visiting
Family Volunteer provides friendship,
comfort and most of all assures that the elder person in the
nursing home does not feel forgotten or alone. Studies have
proven that persons in nursing homes that do not have family
members to visit and also keep a routine presence with the
nursing home staff can feel and sometimes be
neglected more often than those that have regular visitors.
The Kaufmann's are
dedicated to helping people to
know how to protect themselves and their loved ones
with proper planning including helping families
plan for the care of their loved ones that are in a nursing home.
If you would like more
information or would like to
volunteer your time as Surrogate Visiting Family Member
in your community, please submit your contact information
below. We will add you to our growing list of
persons nationally concerned with the care of our elderly
throughout America... that want to make a difference.
When it appears that a match can be made, permission
is required before giving your contact information to any persons.
If it's true that we reap
what we sow, what better
seed to sow than to give of ourselves rather than just
talking about our concerns and doing something that we
all can do with perhaps just an hour a week, visiting and
showing an elderly person confined in a nursing home
that they are not forgotten and that you care.