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Everyday People: Enhancing Family Communication

In this episode of Everyday People, a brief look into the topic of “Enhancing Communication Within the Family” as part of the Caregiver University lecture series. This topic will be on November 15, 2017 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Monroe County Public Library.

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Everyday People: Social Inclusion

In this week’s community resource’s segment, Stacey and Courtney interview Melanie Vehslage about her research behind the importance of social inclusion.

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Everyday People: Caregiver University

In this episode of Everyday People, Stacey and Courtney discuss upcoming events surrounding Caregiver University: Hands-On Skills for Family Caregivers. This is an event that is being held on October 20, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Monroe County Public Library. Caregiver University: Hands-On Skills for Family Caregivers

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Everyday People: Elder Abuse Part 2

In this episode of Everyday People, Stacey and Courtney discuss the warning signs of elder abuse ranging from physical to emotional changes to sudden financial problems. The warning signs of elder abuse are not always apparent: listen to learn more.

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Everyday People: Hands on Caregiving

In this episode, Stacey and Courtney discuss 5 key ways to take better care of a loved one including how to physically assist a care recipient. Source : Family Caregiver Alliance.

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Everyday People: 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million people are living with Alzheimer’s in the United States, with rates expected to climb as high as 16 million by 2050. On Sunday, September 24, 2017 Bloomington will host the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Bryan Park’s Woodlawn Shelter. Registration begins at 12:00pm with the Opening Ceremony at 1:15pm. For more information or to make …

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Everyday People: Bell Trace Senior Living

Jeanne talks to us about her positions as the Director of Community Engagement for Bell Trace, giving a description of the various forms of housing and assistance offered by Bell Trace. Bell Trace offers free programming to ANYONE in the community regardless of age. Contact information given for full details.

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Everyday People: Area 10 Food Pantry Services

Nutrition Outreach Coordinator for Area 10 Agency on Aging’s Amy O’Brien with information on how the food pantry works and the need for volunteers. Details given about volunteer responsibilities. Pet food is available through the Area 10 Agency on Aging food pantry as well.

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Everyday People: Parks and Recreation

Julie Ramey is the Community Relations Manager with Parks and Recreation, in this interview she discusses 1/2 price pool days, free music at various locations and the existence of the Leisure Companion/Inclusive Recreation volunteers who are available to assist those with disabilities in accessing Parks & Recreation programs and activities.

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Everyday People – Farmers’ Market Vouchers

Amy O’Brien from the Area 10 Agency on Aging talks about farmers market vouchers available for older adults. The vouchers can be picked up at Area 10 and also at the Bloomington Farmers market and the Owen County Farmers Market. Amy talks with Courtney and Stacey about how the vouchers work and who is eligible.

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