Home / I Want to Make a Difference I Want to Make a Difference Direction Home Akron Canton has several options for individuals to make a difference in the life of an older adult. These areas include: Advocacy: Connecting with elected officials to ensure that programs and services are maintained for our elderly neighbors and friends. Employment: Professional opportunties to help older adults, adults with disabilities, and their loved ones. Volunteering: Donating time to make a difference in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adults living in the community, and other venues. Click here to volunteer today! Fundraising: Donating funds to support older adults who have no options for care at home.