CHOICES

Posted on 16. Mar, 2017 by in Advocacy, IL Skills Training, Peer Support

CHOICES Each day you have the ability to make the choice to take control of your life, or to let it control you. You can either be proactive, or you can let circumstances call the shots. To take control of your life or exercise personal leadership is to take responsibility for yourself and for every […]

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Vets Coffee update 2/21/2017

Posted on 21. Feb, 2017 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Peer Support

Vets Coffee update 2/21/2017 Unless otherwise noted, Veterans Coffees begin at 8:30 and end at 10:30 am.   Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Outreach Coordinator – 336 331-1309 ——————————————– February 23 (this Thursday) Vets Coffee in King at the […]

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WSTA will suspend Trans-AID service due to limited availability of gasoline

Posted on 20. Sep, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News, Peer Support

Attention everyone who is a Trans-AID passenger or serves Trans-AID passengers!!!! Due to the limited availability of gasoline, the Winston-Salem Transit Authority will suspend Trans-Aid operations beginning Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The suspension of Trans-Aid service will not include transportation for dialysis patients. WSTA will continue to take delivery of diesel fuel, therefore service on […]

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Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

Posted on 12. Aug, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, Peer Support

Sudden changes in behavior or finances Physical injuries, dehydration, or malnourishment Extreme withdrawal, depression, or anxiety Absence of basic care or necessities Kept away from others Unsanitary living conditions Personal items missing SPEAK UP against Elder Abuse! To report abuse call Adult Protective Services at your local Department of Social Services or call the POLICE. […]

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BRAIN BONANZA POTLUCK PICNIC

Posted on 01. Jun, 2016 by in Community, Information & Referral, Peer Support

Bolton Park, Winston Salem June 17, 2016 4 pm – 7 pm Last name A-J please bring – salad item Last name K-P please bring vegetable item Last name Q-Z please bring dessert item Fun, fellowship and socializing with friends PLEASE RSVP by June 13 to kitty.barringer@bianc.net or (336) 713-8582

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Stay Active with a Disability: Quick tips

Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 by in Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information, Peer Support

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, including people with disabilities. Getting active can help you: Strengthen your heart Build strong muscles and bones Improve coordination Relieve stress, improve your mood, and feel better about yourself Before you start… Talk to your doctor about the types and amounts of physical activity that are right for you. If […]

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Simple Strategy to handle Depression in Holidays

Posted on 17. Dec, 2015 by in Peer Support

The holiday season for most people is a fun time of the year filled with parties, celebrations and social gatherings with family and friends. For many people, it is a time filled with sadness, self-evaluation, loneliness, and anxiety about an uncertain future. Most of us, at some time in our lives, have felt depressed around […]

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Looking for a Volunteer to Help??

Posted on 09. Dec, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, IL Skills Training, Peer Support

In need of a volunteer to help a young man reach his goal of getting his GED. He is available 2-3 times a week for a couple of hours and afternoons are a good time. He attends a community center in the downtown Winston Salem area Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please call Keith Greenarch at 336-767-7060 if […]

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Are You ADA Compliant? Let us check you out!

Posted on 01. Dec, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Peer Support

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December 1 is Giving Tuesday

Posted on 30. Nov, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, News, Peer Support

WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. […]

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