May Member Highlight – Hendricks Co. Senior Services

Hendricks County Senior Services is propelled by the belief that older persons have the right to live with independence and dignity, in the home of their choice, for as long as possible. Thousands of older adults and family caregivers benefit from the wide variety of services and activities offered at the Senior Center in Danville, […]
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Success Story: New Senior-Friendly Food Pantry at Cambridge Square, Greenwood

Recently Cambridge Square Apartments of Greenwood utilized the EAT Coalition’s guide to starting up a Senior-Friendly Food Pantry. Here is their success story: “I have an exciting update to share with you. This past Friday, we hosted our first food pantry/distribution here at Cambridge Square Greenwood! Johnson County Senior Services graciously stocked our pantry; there […]
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April Member Highlight – Boone Co. Senior Services

http://www.booneseniors.org/ The mission of Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI) is to promote independence and provide enriching opportunities for older adults in Boone County. Its purpose is to provide for the emotional, social, physical, and educational well being of older citizens. Established in 1978, BCSSI now provides services to nearly 2,800 unduplicated seniors throughout the […]
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March Member Highlight – Gleaners Food Bank

About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. www.gleaners.org. On a yearly basis, hundreds of thousands of hungry Hoosiers depend on food and other critical grocery products provided by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Gleaners supplies items to hunger relief agencies and schools throughout 21 counties in central and southeastern Indiana. Gleaners was founded in 1980 and […]
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FEBRUARY MEMBER HIGHLIGHT – PRIMELIFE ENRICHMENT

PrimeLife Enrichment, Inc.’s mission is to provide programs and services that promote independence, optimal wellness and socialization for those aged 50 and beyond. PrimeLife Enrichment, Inc. is a 501©(3) not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1977 to provide programs and services for the particular needs and interests of older adults. Outreach and in-home services are […]
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Meet Sloan Shockley, the newest EAT Co-Chair!

Please welcome Sloan Shockley (Gleaners Food Bank) as our newest EAT Co-Chair. She will be sharing this role with Carla Gardner. Now, more about Sloan… Sloan Shockley – Senior and Mobile Pantry Programs Manager, Gleaners Food Bank Sloan Shockley began her career at Gleaners Food Bank in 1997 through the AmeriCorps Program, working to establish […]
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Meet the new EAT Co-Chair!

The EAT Coalition has a new Co-Chair …a second Co-Chair is forthcoming. Please welcome Carla Gardner (PrimeLife Enrichment)! A big thank you to Anita Chase Bowen and Abby Vivo for their dedication and service as co-chairs for the past year. Now, more about Carla… Carla Gardner – Community Outreach Coordinator, PrimeLife Enrichment Carla has been […]
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May is Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month (May) 2016 materials now available here: http://oam.acl.gov/  Please help EAT be a trailblazer! Join us in promoting activities, inclusion, and wellness for older Americans in your community. May is a month of fresh beginnings. Perennials bloom once again, blazing a trail of bright color. May is also when we celebrate Older American’s […]
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in the US

Did you know that Seniors residing with a grandchild are two-and-a-half times more likely to face the threat of hunger than seniors with no grandchild in the home?   The April 2014 issue of Seniority features an article by Esme Fuller-Thomson, Ph.D. of the University of Toronto, on the hardships some grandparents face while raising […]
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