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Committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly in Boston since 1979.

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  • September 8, 2016, N/A: Marjorie Prime
    We are very pleased to be the Community Partner for the Nora Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Marjorie Prime – a thought provoking look at family life, at aging, the role of memory and the role of technology. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Marjorie Prime is at once funny and almost painfully insightful. Tickets for the…
  • October 8, 2016, 11:30 am 12:00 pm: Volunteer Orientation
      Learn about Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly's history, mission, and current programs. As a prospective volunteer, you'll gain valuable insights on working with older adults and handling various situations. The session is FREE and essential for all volunteers- please join us! Orientations take place on each second Saturday of the month and…
  • October 8, 2016, 1:00 pm 3:00 pm: Friendship & Flowers
    Volunteer opportunity to visit with elders in assisted living and nursing homes across the city. Stop by The Guerin House in Jamaica Plain to pick up flowers and information on the elder(s) you will be visiting. New volunteers must attend the 11:30 AM orientation. You should plan to spend 1-2 hours volunteering. Reserve your spot today!…

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Marjorie Prime

We are very pleased to be the Community Partner for the Nora Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Marjorie Prime – a thought provoking look at family life, at aging, the role of memory and the role of technology. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Marjorie Prime is at once funny and almost painfully insightful. Tickets for the shows run can be purchased at a 15% discount using the LITTLEBROTHERS promotion code.

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Explore ways you can help to enhance the lives of isolated elderly women and men. Have a look on our calendar!

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Do you know of an elderly Bostonian living alone? Is there a homebound elder near you who never has any visitors? Do you see the same elderly person sitting in the park with no one to talk to and share the day?

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Your financial gifts will allow us to continue reaching out to those elders who have no one else to turn to.

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