Make a call,
make their day.

Millions of older people suffer from loneliness. Our mission is to change this. Register an older person or sign up to volunteer, and let technology create mutually enriching phone conversations. Join the thousands, and sign up today.

Our Technology
LEVERAGING technology

Our technology connects older adults with like-minded Buzzers by phone in an innovative and accessible manner.

Matching algorithms create perfect pairings for mutually enriching phone conversations. Calls are fully automated and scheduled at a convenient time between the same persons, using state-of-the-art scheduling and telecommunication technologies.

How it works

1

Join

Register yourself, your elder family members, friends, patients and  anyone else for once-weekly empowering and enriching social conversations.

2

Be matched

Get matched with your caring Buzzer.  Our unique technologies will create the most suitable match for a mutually meaningful experience.

3

Get chatting

Connect with your Buzzer at a time that is convenient for you, for a once-weekly phone chat in an innovative, accessible  and safe manner. No numbers are exchanged - just pick up the phone.

Benefits

Because we care.

Meaningful

Meaningful

Share your stories and experiences, and inspire a generation. You will connect with the same Buzzer on every call and engage in meaningful, empowering conversations.  Our Buzzers look forward to getting to know you.

Effective

Effective

Consistent socialization by older adults leads to a reduced risk of depression  and anxiety, longer lifespan and greater self-esteem. It enhances mental health and intellectual capacity,  and combats cognitive decline and various forms of dementia.

Safe

Safe

Identifiable information is not shared between the parties. All calls are recorded and safely hosted for security purposes, offering a safe and healthy environment for mutual positive engagement.

Convenient

Convenient

Chat over the phone with your matched Buzzer, from the comfort of your home, at pre-arranged times, leaving the complex technological aspects to us. You do not need to dial any number; our technology will call you.

Dependable

Dependable

Your matched Buzzer is committed to a weekly phone call, each of approximately 25 minutes. Calls are automatically scheduled according to your availability.

Friendly

Friendly

Buzzers are emphatic, positive and eager to connect with others. They are excited to engage with, and be inspired by, older adults. Being friendly is our way of life.

ABOUT US

Brought to you by the team behind Friendlybuzz.

About us
gET INVOLVED

Why volunteer?

Easy
commitment

You will be matched with an older adult for a weekly phone call of approximately 20 minutes. Calls are automatically scheduled for a time most convenient for you, and your phone will ring at the scheduled time.

Free and
secure

Our technology dials both parties and connects them, with  calls being recorded and safely hosted for security purposes. Identifiable  information  is not shared between the parties.

Meaningful
connections

Research suggests that Buzzers gain as much from this experience as older adults. You will connect with the same older person, and you will receive relevant guidance, talking points, and background information about your match, making the conversations most enriching and meaningful.

Significant
social impact

Socializing by older adults leads to a reduced risk of depression and anxiety,  longer lifespan, and greater self-esteem. It enhances mental health and intellectual capacity,  and combats cognitive decline and various forms of dementia.