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Resources and Publications

Transportation and Escort Services Guide 2012

In response to Boston’s growing senior population and the need for transportation options, FriendshipWorks published this Transportation & Escort Services Guide in 2012 to be a resource for practitioners, older adults, and their families. This guide is specifically for understanding the transportation resources available for the elderly and persons with disabilities living in Greater Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Newton.

2012 Transportation and Escort Services Guide

Program Reports

FriendshipWorks is committed to providing quality programs. To achieve this level of quality and to ensure it remains as we grow, the organization takes a regular look what we are doing right and where we can improve. FriendshipWorks has ongoing evaluation efforts in order to collect information that will guide our decision-making and advance our programs. We’re in the process of rolling out program reports and fact sheets summarizing these findings. Check out what we have so far using the links below.

Medical Escorting: Improving Access to Health Care
Friendly Visiting: Who Needs Companionship in Later-Life?
Friendly Visiting: Deep Connections that Blossom from Weekly Visitation
PetPals: Enhancing the Nursing Home Environment

Newsletter – FriendshipMatters

FriendshipWorks’ newsletter “FriendshipMatters is distributed twice per year to our community of volunteers, recipients, and donors. The newsletter gives a glimpse into the ongoing successes here at FriendshipWorks, highlighting stellar volunteers, enriched elder recipients, and the latest program news. An archive of our past newsletters can be found below.

Latest Issue:
FriendshipMatters Fall 2013

Older Issues:
FriendshipMatters Spring 2013
FriendshipMatters Fall 2012
FriendshipMatters Spring 2012
FriendshipMatters Fall 2011
FriendshipMatters Spring 2011
FriendshipMatters Fall 2010
FriendshipMatters Spring 2010

Volunteer eNewsletter – The Works

FriendshipWorks’ eNewsletter The Works is a timely publication that aims to keep our current and former volunteers engaged with the organization and aware of our ongoing activities. This bimonthly online newsletter contains information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming volunteer events and workshops, helpful tips and articles about volunteering with the older population, and much more.

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