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Helping Lonely Seniors

Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
Bettie has been a widow for 22 years and has struggled with profound loneliness. “It’s just my home and my dog,” she explained. However, as a participant in Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet Senior Companion Program, Bettie’s situation has improved dramatically. The Senior Companion Program offers adults ages 55 and older the opportunity to support and interact with their home-bound peers through regularly-sched...
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