How Prepared Are You? Take the Emergency Preparedness Survey

TAKE THE SURVEY Communities Assisting Residential Elders (CARE) is collecting information on emergency preparedness for older adults.  How prepared are you in case of a fire, gas leak or an area wide evacuation?  What if you were required to shelter in place for an extended period of time?  Do you have a plan for both you and your pets?  This particular survey is for anyone 60+ living in a single family home in the 9 …

Window Cleaning – Why is it such a Popular Service?

WINDOW CARE PROJECTS One of the services that has grown in popularity for CARE Members is window cleaning.  For some older adults and people with disabilities, their mobility around their home is limited.  They may only have access to certain rooms or are unable to stand only allowing them to view the outside from lower windows.  Dirt and grime on windows is not only unsightly, it can cause damage to the glass, block sunlight from …

CARE VOLUNTEERS SUPPORT THEIR ELDER NEIGHBORS

IT TAKES A COMMUNITY CARE Volunteers have an opportunity to support the beautification of their neigborhoods by supporting their elder neighbors who want to do their part but may need some assistance.  For most CARE Members they have lived in the neighborhood for many years, and are just unable to maintain their yards like they use to and are unable to afford landscapers. Since 2017 CARE Volunteers have pulled alot of weeds, raked alot of …

HERE WE GROW AGAIN!

WELCOME RICHMOND HEIGHTS Beginning Jan 2020 residents of Richmond Heights can now participate in the CARE Program.  This is exciting news and we are looking forward to meeting our new Members, Volunteers and Community Partners from Richmond Heights.  Since 2017 CARE has been providing services to help seniors age in place with dignity.  Connect with Us to become a Volunteer, Sponsor, or refer someone from Richmond Heights to apply for Membership.  Here is a helpful …

A Thank You

We received this wonderful Thank You from one of our CARE Members… I want to thank you so very much for the two volunteers that swept up all my fallen leaves this past Saturday.  Elaine and her son Connor.  They worked very hard and did a splendid job. The Care program is a blessing to me.  I am an elderly senior that finds life taxing at times. Respectfully yours, Marcia