Community Connections (CC)


CC is a volunteer organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life for the residentas at Renaissance Gardens.  If you would like join the CC group and volunteer time to serve these residents, we will find an activity that will be compatible with your interests.  There are individual activities as well as group activities.  These are suggestions that you might consider.

Individual activities

Visiting, reading, listening to music

Writing letters, playing games

Escort to campus events in Renaissance Gardens and/or in independent living

Hand massage — Training available by Judy Nicklason  (See Resident Directory for Phone Number)


Group activities

Leading a support group to share life stories

Playing an instrument individually or with a group of other musicians for the residents

Reading stories, poetry, or newspaper to a group

Singing with a group

Playing word games  or board games

Making puzzles with a small group

Knitting with a small group

Making simple crafts

Happy Hour and Birthday Socials

Bingo Callers

We will welcome you and will answer any questions you might have.  Please contact Judy Felsenfeld, Volunteer Program Coordinator at 301-572-8390 (  for our application form.

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