GENERATIONS IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS: Are you over 45 and looking for a way to serve your community? Generations’ RSVP program offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including, but not limited to, phoning isolated older adults, card writing, food pantry assistance, and working with the community’s youth. If you would like more information on how you can become a RSVP volunteer, please contact Cathy Jones at 812-888-5159 or by email at cjone171@vinu.edu.

STAY CONNECTED WITH ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana will be hosting FREE online support group sessions the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month; there will be a session held at 10 a.m. and a session held at 2 p.m. on these days. You may log-in on your computer or call in from your telephone to participate. There will be professionally-trained group facilitators on hand to foster productive conversations. For more information you may visit www.alzni.org. To register, you may contact (888)303-0180.

WEBSITE PROVIDES HOOSIERS FREE EXPERT MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES: The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has launched a new website, BeWellIndiana.org, that provides Hoosiers with free mental health resources. The site is designed to address the increase in anxiety, depression and other mental health issues caused by the pandemic, including both first-time issues as well as preexisting mental health concerns.

ONLINE PURCHASING NOW AVAILABLE FOR SNAP RECIPIENTS IN INDIANA: SNAP recipients in Indiana have been approved to use their Hoosier Works EBT cards to purchase groceries online for pickup or delivery at two approved retailers — Amazon and Walmart. SNAP participants are automatically eligible to participate in this program and do not need to apply. For details you may visit www.fssa.in.gov.

GENERATIONS MAGAZINE: Our magazine is geared toward adults in pre-retirement and retirement years and promotes active aging and preventive health. It is published three times a year and is free to subscribers. All we need is your name and address. If you would like to receive future copies of the magazine, contact Brenda Hancock at 812-888-5146 or bhancock@vinu.edu.

Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging & Disability, is a program of Vincennes University’s Community Services Division. Our agency connects individuals and caregivers to community resources and options for long-term care and in-home services. For more information, call 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5880 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org

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