For 22 years, Jeanne has been donating her time to help residents and staff members at the Greater Napanee long-term care home.
She recalls how she started her volunteering career.
“At the time, I was thinking about retiring and I wanted something to fill my time,” Jeanne recalls. “So one of my friends worked here and said that I should try (volunteering).”
Jeanne says her favourite aspects of volunteering at Village Green have been meeting people and helping residents.
And there has been a lot of learning along the way, she says.
“I learned a lot of patience. Dealing with the older people you find out their needs quickly,” she says.
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