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Tuesday June 22,11am

Low Vision Group

Wednesday June 23, 11am
Life in Farbanks...



Supporting Services

Services for members are performed by volunteers and subject to their availability.
Volunteer drivers provide one-way or round-trip transportation to members and may assist them as needed. Typical destinations may include:

  • Doctors’ appointments
  • Grocery stores
  • Houses of worship
  • Community meetings
  • Airport


Home Assistance

Our volunteers may come to a member's home and help with household tasks such as:

  • Clean out closets & cabinets
  • Change light bulbs
  • Hang pictures & curtains
  • Move light furniture
  • Make simple repairs
  • Rake, sweep or shovel walkways
  • Perform small gardening tasks


Technology & Technical Support

Volunteers help explain technology to members, advise them on equipment purchases and upgrades, tutor them in hardware and software use and provide specialized assistance such as:

  • Setting up a new computer or printer
  • Setting up a home wireless network
  • Troubleshooting a computer
  • Selecting & using a cellular (mobile) telephone


Convenience Services

Volunteers help members with small needs on an occasional basis. These may include:

  • Medical appointment escort
  • Pick up prescriptions 
  • Mail packages
  • Run errands
  • Check on houses or apartments when members are away
  • Pick up mail & newspapers
  • Walk dogs & care for pets on an emergency basis


Friendly Visits & Contact Calls

Volunteers may call or visit members at a regularly scheduled time to check on their well being, just chat or read to those with impaired vision.

Paid Provider List

One-call vetted referrals to paid providers who can provide services such as
  • carpentry
  • painting
  • plumbing
  • electrical work
  • gardening
  • accounting
  • housesitting

Social Events

Members schedule regular get-togethers such as:
  • Pot lucks
  • Lunches or dinners at local restaurants
  • Theatre parties

Aging at Home Fairbanks                  1424 Moore St., Fairbanks AK 99701            907-799-4026