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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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Everyday People: Project Lifesaver

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, we hear from a local fire fighter Paul Ford about a project aimed at protecting vulnerable residents.

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Everyday People: Active Aging Coalition

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, we discuss clutter and stress with the Active Aging Coalition. The Coalition meets the third Thursday of every month from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Meadowood Retirement Community.

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Everyday People: Milestones

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, we learn about Milestones – the mental health division of Stone Belt.

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Everyday People: Exceptional Getaways Inc.

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, Michelle Webster and Tim Stout speak about Exceptional Getaways, a sightseeing tour agency in Bloomington, Indiana. For more information, visit their website http://www.exceptionalgetaways.com/ or their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ExceptionalGetawaysInc/

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Everyday People: Aging & Isolation

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, Kerry Conway from Area 10 speaks about aging and isolation. Donations to Area 10 Agency can be made by visiting www.area10agency.org or by calling 812-876-3383 for more information.

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