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Duke Energy Prepares Vulnerable Residents for Storm Season

Employees assemble and distribute storm kits to 4,000 seniors
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Duke Energy recently joined with local community groups to assemble and distribute storm preparedness kits to about 4,000 seniors, some of Florida’s most vulnerable residents. The program expanded across the state after a 2018 pilot in Pinellas County that reached 1,000 homebound seniors in the Meals on Wheels program.

Social Media Isn’t All Broken

By: Joseph Cuticelli
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This week on the news, I saw Congress grill social media executives. I heard about the spread of fake news and the negative things that social media has wrought. There was lots of focus on young people and how they use these forums – I even heard one report when an expert being interviewed mentioned that he was an undergraduate.

I won’t disagree that there are negatives about social media, but I do want to point out a different perspective that comes from my work.

[VIDEO] Whirlpool Volunteers Pack Boxes for Seniors at SMCAA

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Hundreds of senior citizens in Southwest Michigan are receiving commodity packages, thanks to the efforts of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency and a team of volunteers from Whirlpool.

Click here to see the full video.

Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

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QUINCY, Mass., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), an innovative nonprofit organization demanding – and delivering – a solution to Alzheimer’s.

United Way and Northern Trust Host a Bingo Game for Residents of the South Chicago YMCA's Senior Housing

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United Way and Northern Trust volunteers host a Bingo game for residents of the South Chicago YMCA's Senior Housing. Volunteers should host a game for about 20-30 residents, and bring prizes and snacks. Prizes can include: large-print crossword or sudoku puzzle books, lotions or toiletry items, water bottles, magnets, etc. Snacks are low-sugar or sugar-free. 

Visit LIVEUNITEDChicago.org to get involved with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago  

United Way Campaign at Northern Trust Volunteers Sort and Organize Food for the Senior Citizens Supplemental Nutrition Program

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For this project, volunteers will sort and organize food in the warehouse and package individual food boxes for distribution to the Senior Citizens Supplemental Nutrition Program, which provides food to low-income seniors. 

Visit LIVEUNITEDChicago.org to get involved with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago 

Preparing Seniors for El Niño

SCE hands out flashlights and blankets during events that emphasize preparing for power outages and staying safe.
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Jill Hyers knew she needed to educate the 420 residents at Santa Barbara’s Maravilla Senior Living Community about disaster preparedne

Wesley Wright Shares Passion for Service with Action Team Captains

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It was an evening for reminiscing, when Major Leaguer Wesley Wright was reunited with New Hope Academy Action Team Captains on the final Conference Call of the 2014 calendar year.

On December 12, just days before the conference call, Wesley joined teens and adults coordinators from Prattville, Alabama’s New Hope Academy, one of the newest Action Teams, during a holiday senior luncheon and dance party for residents at the nearby Gillespie Senior Center.

Don Bosco Receives New Vehicle

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The Caesars Foundation and Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino recently presented the Don Bosco Senior Center with a Ford Transit Connect to help serve 6,000 more meals each month.

 

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Caesars Foundation Drives Efforts to End Senior Hunger During Hunger Action Month

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More than 9 million Americans over the age of 60 face the threat of hunger.

Since its inception, the Caesars Foundation has emphasized support for organizations dedicated to helping older individuals live independently, maintain optimal health and proper nutrition, avoid social isolation, and enjoy mental and physical vitality through every stage of the aging process.

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