Senior Services News

Census 2020

From the comfort of your own home, you can respond to the census in three different ways. You can fill out the census survey online by visiting my2020census.gov. You can utilize the phone option by calling 844-330-2020 and there will be a representative to walk you...

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Our Mind Matters: Normal Aging or MCI?

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services’ Memory Support Programs Have you ever wondered if your forgetfulness is “normal” for your age or if you are truly experiencing changes in your brain? How do you determine what “normal aging” is? Well, let’s explore...

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Stay Up-Beet this Spring!

by Rosa Ochoa Andujo, Dietetic Intern from Central Michigan University Spring provides so many great opportunities to eat healthy, exercise and try some new recipes while practicing social distancing. Here are some tips on how to embrace all that Spring has to offer...

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Zoom-ing Through Quarantine

by Trena Winans, Education & Outreach Director What times we are living. By now many of you have become much more attached to technology than you dreamed you would ever need or want to be. Some are probably getting very comfortable with video-chat or...

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From Mississippi to Midland: Coach Ernie Carter

By Tom Lowrey, Education Assistant He was the fastest cotton picker in town. As a youngster growing up in a sharecropping family on the outskirts of Bentonia, Mississippi, Ernest “Ernie” Carter was quick to learn the value of hard work. The oldest of seven children...

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Thank You To Our Volunteers

by Tina Podboy-Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager As I sit here working from home, looking out at this beautiful day, thinking of the current world situation and our response to it, I remember the Margaret Mead quote, “Never doubt that a small group of...

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Emergency Food Pantry Dates

  June 24, 2020 Blessed Sacrament Church 3109 Ashman, Midland Registration: 9:30 am | Distribution: 11 am Sponsor: Blessed Sacrament Church July 23, 2020 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church 3516 E Monroe Rd, Midland Registration: 9 am | Distribution...

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