Elder Care at Home: Jewish Family Services

A grant application that helps older people live at home was sent to the state by a local not-for-profit agency that intends to maintain current programming and expand its offerings. Jewish Family Services submitted the application requesting renewal of a grant to support the Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) here in the Pine Hills. The application was sent to the New York State Office for Aging. The patchwork of offerings “have helped seniors from all segments of the community to maintain their quality of life and independence, access services, and remain connected to their neighborhoods,” said Avner. Households that are eligiblefrom this program stretch from Western Avenue to South Main Avenue down Woodlawn Avenue and around the park up to South Manning Boulevard.

Read more: http://www.strosechronicle.com/fresh/elder-care-starts-at-home-jewish-family-services-works-to-gain-additonal-funding-for-seniors-to-age-in-place-and-live-with-dignity/

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