Loneliness amongst elderly is an enormous problem. Every second day an elderly commits suicide in Finland and over 300,000 Finnish elderly spend Christmas alone.
Instead of mailing any Season’s Greetings, we have given a gift of companionship and weekly help to a lonely elderly for the entire year 2020. The mission is to reduce loneliness amongst elderly, helping them to live happier, longer and healthier. At the same time, we offer valuable part-time work for one year to a young person.
With the help of our gift, our “godsenior” (fi:kummivanhus) will be visited by the same young person each week. During these visits, this young person will accompany the elderly and help him/her with daily chores or other activities. While the elderly gets valuable company and help, the young person gets a meaningful part-time job.
We wish you all a happy year 2020.