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Telephone Reassurance


For some seniors, it’s the only conversation they’ll have in a day.

“I look so forward to my daily calls and sometimes it’s the only one I get. May God bless you all for the outstanding job you do.” - Wayne, Participant


Telephone Reassurance at Eskaton Radio Ad start buttonListen to Linda Whiteside, Telephone Reassurance Project Manager of Eskaton describe how a phone call can made a difference to homebound or isolated senior.

Personal Connection

Socialization, peace of mind and a friendly voice are all part of the experience for Eskaton’s Telephone Reassurance participants.

Trained volunteers place calls seven days a week, 365 days a year to older adults who live alone. The calls serve as a “wellness check”, plus provide an opportunity to socialize.

The program has been offered since 1996 as a community service to older adults in the greater Sacramento region.

Home Visits

Home VisitFor isolated seniors, having a personal visit makes all the difference in the world.

Caring volunteers, who are partnered with homebound older adults based on common interests and location, provide companionship two to four times a month. All volunteers have passed a background check.

To Apply for Services

Please contact Linda Whiteside at 916-334-1072, email Linda Whiteside or click here to complete the Application for Services and mail to address below.

To Volunteer

Volunteer work is extremely meaningful. YOU make a difference! If you would like to volunteer to call or visit an isolated senior, please contact Linda Whiteside at 916-334-1072, email Linda Whiteside or click here to complete the Volunteer Application and mail to:

Eskaton Telephone Reassurance Program
5105 Manzanita Avenue
Carmichael, CA 95608

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