Learn about how the Alamo Area Council of Governments Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income people, particularly the elderly and handicapped, overcome the high cost of energy through the installation of energy conservation measures at no cost to the applicant. Lunch will be provided. Please register using the Eventbrite link. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org & (210) 832-5085
Written by Brandyn31 on Apr 6 2015 - 3:04pm
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County is kicking off its first-ever Shoebox Project. Individuals and organizations throughout Bexar County are being asked to donate shoeboxes filled with toiletries, including toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, deodorant, soap, shaving cream, washcloths, socks, etc., which will be distributed to 41 nonprofit partners serving local children, veterans, elderly, homeless and vulnerable populations.
Written by mmLearn.org on Aug 20 2013 - 3:43pm
According to the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI): “Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 years or older. Most people in this stage of life with depression have been experiencing episodes of the illness during much of their lives. For others, depression has a first onset in late life—even persons in their 80s and 90s. Depression in older persons is closely associated with dependency and disability and causes great suffering for the individual and the family.”