Sharon Niblock understands the importance of giving back.
As a volunteer with SNAP's (Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners) Long Term Care Ombudsman program, Niblock serves as a friend and advocate for vulnerable seniors throughout Spokane County. She spends at least four hours a week visiting seniors, making calls and, most importantly, being a reliable friend to many who would otherwise be alone.
"I really believe in this program," said Niblock, a retired teacher who began volunteering as an LTCO in 2007. "I like the challenge of getting issues resolved."
Niblock is one of over 40 LCTO...