While Aging Partners has closed its facilities and cancelled events in Lancaster County, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird reminded the public that many of the agency’s services continue.
On Tuesday, the Mayor and Aging Partners announced the new Sunshine Kids for Seniors Project to connect kids with home-bound seniors during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The project encourages kids to create artwork that will be shared with older adults in a safe way.
“Our older adults are among those most at risk from COVID-19, and many are wisely following the advice of health professionals to stay at home and away from others,” said Mayor Gaylor Baird.
The Sunshine Kids for Seniors Project involves three steps:
Aging Partners continues to work with Tabitha to deliver meals to vulnerable seniors in their homes. Aging Partners Director Randy Jones said “it’s important for family and friends to contact the older adults in their lives to check on them and offer help.”
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