Pioneering Personal Care for Older and Disabled Shelter Guests

Categories: Appeal, News, Other

Shelters can be tough, exhausting environments for anyone experiencing homelessness, let alone individuals who are elderly or disabled. Prolonged stress can advance the aging processes by 10-20 years, so mental and physical frailties commonly associated with advanced years, like mobility challenges, failing hygiene, chronic illness, and cognitive losses can appear in younger people experiencing homelessness. …

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“A Little Extra Help” Changes Lives

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Meet Kim, who “needs a little extra help,” and Jennifer, her CCS Long Term Care provider. Who cares for our low-income neighbors with physical and developmental challenges when family and friends are no longer nearby? Who helps them avoid risks to physical safety, like fire hazards, loose carpets, and broken windows or doors? Whom can …

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CCS’ Food Truck For Elders

Categories: Appeal, News
St. Lawrence Food Truck Logo

It goes without saying the pandemic has caused many hardships, most of all the hardship of cutting us off from one another. This has sharpened our focus and awareness of our true treasures in this life – each other.  The church, in her wisdom, has long known about our true treasures. For over forty years …

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Providing dignity and hope to frail seniors in your community.

Categories: Appeal, News

We received the devastating news late on a Saturday evening in February that the COVID-19 had taken a foothold in our region. By that Monday morning, based on CDC and Health Department directives, we had revised and implemented immediate changes to how our caregivers serve our vulnerable, medically fragile clients who live alone in the …

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“My caregivers are like loving daughters who help with shopping, housework and fixing my meals.”

Categories: News

Softly, tenderly, Betty sang her favorite song – IF I HAD THE WINGS OF AN ANGEL! At 94 years young, she declared with her fetching smile, “I’ve been singing all my life!” Abandoned and adopted at seven months from a Rescue Mission, Betty has spent her life not just singing but as a nurse and caregiver …

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