Lead social engagement activities including card and board games and outdoor bean bag baseball, Connect 4 and more.
Be a volunteer to lead our residents in creating encouragement cards for hospice patients, the VA and local hospitals. These cards send positive messages to others.
Leaving My Legacy is a project that assists residents to share their stories and write down their feelings – partnered with a photographer this program provides priceless memories for our residents.
Bring a certified therapy animal to visit one of our communities to reduce stress and bring smiles to our residents.
Photograph events or resident portraits for holidays or as a part of the Leaving My Legacy project.
Help with welcome home bags as more residents complete their moves. Health and hygiene, laundry products, etc.
Beautify a local community by planting flowers, trees and vegetation.
Seeking dentists to offer services at no cost and have appointment slots at their offices for those in need at our communities.
Provide podiatry services to residents.
Provide onsite hearing testing and options for hearing aids.
Provide onsite eye exams and new prescription glasses to residents.
Teach an art class or instruct a beginning to intermediate project to engage residents creatively.
Perform and/or teach sing-a-long songs for residents to enjoy.
Help residents, specifically Spanish and Mandarin-speaking, learn English as their second language. This opportunity is perfect for former language instructors.
Our residents come from many cultures and sometimes meetings occur during which interpretation would be beneficial. Languages sought: Russian, Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Polish and Spanish.
Help residents learn more about using smartphones, computers, and related software programs like email, internet, and social media platforms as part of our Passport to Technology program.
Patten House of Glenview is frequently in need of local community partners that can provide services, including: exercise / fitness instruction, nutrition education, therapy services, food assistance, beauty services, healthcare services, religious studies / teaching, art and music instruction and more.
To learn more, please contact us.