NEWS

Bringing Joy to Others

The impact of the SmileMakers Project is heartwarming for everyone involved. We receive precious handwritten thank you letters filled with joy from these seniors for their sole holiday remembrance.

When We Grow Older

When we grow older, there is no “how-to” book on aging. We all are very uncertain and unprepared when it comes to our future. What matters most? Is it our financial and physical health, or our mental health?

Preparing for the Future – Who Will Care for You?

What if someone told you that next year, your life would dramatically change – and not for the better? How would you prepare for the future? This is the story about one client from our Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). Sharon* has a disabling disease of the central nervous system that has left her living in a wheelchair for the last 20 years. She currently is 68 years old.

Finding Meaning in Life Again

“I don’t want to live a meaningless life anymore” whispered Linh, a single 68-year old Vietnamese woman. About a year ago, Linh was introduced to our ReConnect Technology class. Our ReConnect Early Intervention Services for Older Adults (EISOA) Program provides support groups, educational trainings, skill development workshops, home visitations and physical activities to improve the mental health and enhance the quality of life of older adults.