A number of grocery stores have released special shopping hours for older adults and those at high risk of contracting Covid-19, but what if you still can’t leave your home or feel safe going to a store for groceries? Today on the blog we’re going to walk you through ordering groceries through the two popular apps, … Continued
April is Financial Literacy Month. How does the way we handle money change as we age? According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), more than 25 million older adults age 60 and over are living below the poverty line. This can affect all areas of life, including housing, health, affording services, and having access … Continued
April 19-15 is National Volunteer Week! Recently we spoke with Andrea Traskos of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW). Andrea is the Program Director for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), which provides enriching volunteering opportunities for older adults. In this interview Andrea discusses what the RSVP program does, who she works closely with, and shares … Continued
It can be hard to remember a time before we knew the term “social distancing.” With Covid-19 still a concern, how do we keep in touch with loved ones while keeping them safe? FaceTime– if you use Apple products, you’re probably familiar with FaceTime, Apple’s video calling platform. For more information, click here. Google Hangouts– if you … Continued
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