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Seniors at the Bernice Fontaneau Senior Wellness Center are some of the strongest in town.
Mr. James Leak stands out as a living example of the motto Senior Strong.
Together, we can ensure all seniors in need are strong, Senior Strong!
“I know what it is to be hungry,” Wendy Brinkley says. “I know what it is to not have. When I have one slice of cheese and two pieces of bread, I make the most of what I have.”
For some of the seasoned residents in the community, committing to a healthy diet isn’t enough.
The CAFB is committed to strengthening the seniors in our region and empowering them to be a voice in their communities.
The Grocery Plus Program provides a monthly grocery supplement to low income seniors to help stretch their already taxed fixed incomes.
Simply by sharing information, we can build a more informed regional map of what is being done for seniors today and what areas need our attention tomorrow.
“I’m not ashamed of anything in my life” says Shirley, who, at 62, participates in both Grocery Plus and SNAP to help support herself.