Ombudsmen volunteers needed in Crossroads

Volunteers are needed for work as advocates for nursing home residents. Ombudsmen visit nursing homes to promote quality care and to protect residents' rights.

Free initial and ongoing training is provided and no prior experience is required.

Volunteers are needed in Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca and Victoria counties, representing the Golden Crescent region.

If you would like to help, contact Christina Guajardo, Elder Rights Coordinator at the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission Area Agency on Aging, at 361-578-1587 or 1-800-574-9745 or