The Polk County Board of County Commissioners has allocated $10 million for this program. Qualifying households will receive $2,000 to help with additional expenses incurred as a result of COVID-19. Only one application per household will be accepted. The application period for this program is now open. While online applications are preferred, paper applications will also … Read more
The title of this post, and other quotations, are taken from the United States Department of Justice website, Office of Public Affairs. SCAM ALERT There have been multiple reports of Department of Justice representatives calling members of the public, particularly the elderly, and attempting to gain personal information. “Those who receive these calls are encouraged … Read more
HOW HAS COVID-19 AFFECTED OLDER ADULTS? How has COVID-19 affected the age group 65 and older? “8 out of 10 COVID-19-related deaths reported in the United States have been among adults aged 65 years and older.” Got your attention yet? Follow this link to the CDC’s website for important information relating to protecting older adults: Coronavirus … Read more
THOSE MOST AT RISK Seniors and individuals with underlying medical conditions are most at risk for contracting the Covid19 virus. This results in seniors sheltering at home more than other populations. There are many scientific facts related to physical and psychological status which must be considered. Confinement while sheltering results in many physical changes. The … Read more
This presentation was given by Dr. Joy Jackson to the Rath Center’s General Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
(The contents of this Post provided by TL Johnson – 7/16/20) The coronavirus has provided us with a very special GIFT. It’s priceless. And we may never again be the recipients of such a phenomenal life-changing gift. But even more important is the question- “What will you do with it?” In the next … Read more
CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR SENIORS We are excited to present our new website to you, with added security, newly reformatted and improved. We hope you will find answers to your questions and your search for information and assistance for Seniors in Lakeland, Polk County and surrounding areas in Central Florida. WHO WE ARE The “Who We … Read more