Seniors who live alone may also have to deal with
disabilities or issues caused by old age. Volunteers from befriending services
can help to take care of the emotional and psychological wellbeing of these old
folks by helping them or listening to their problems.
Befriending services include Neighbourhood Links, which
are a support network for the community and run by volunteers. Some of these
Neighbourhood Links are hooked up to emergency alarms connected to seniors’