Teen volunteer creates special bond with nursing home resident

Bronx native Damola Ajibola, 15, has been spending 60 hours each month at Isabella Nursing Home and in the process has formed a strong bond with one of the women there.

Bronx native Damola Ajibola, 15, has been spending 60 hours each month at Isabella Nursing Home and in the process has formed a strong bond with one of the women there. (4/14/15)

THE BRONX - Its National Volunteer Week, and one Bronx teen is making a difference by spending time at a local senior citizens home.

Bronx native Damola Ajibola, 15, has been spending 60 hours each month at Isabella Nursing Home and in the process has formed a strong bond with one of the women there.

For 96-year-old Inez Floyd, Damola's presence has been enough to change her life forever.

"It doesn't matter that I’m old, he still cares. And that means a whole lot to me," says Floyd.

Damola says that he was inspired to volunteer by the deep and loving relationship he has with his 88-year-old grandmother who lives in Nigeria.

The compassionate teen says that despite his busy schedule of school and activities, he wouldn't change how much time he spends at Isabella.

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