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Keeping elders safe and engaged


As businesses and public gatherings start opening up, elders face a unique dilemma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people 65 years and older are at higher risks from COVID-19. At the same time, socializing with others face-to-face and services like senior center meals help elders stay engaged and connected. We'll check in with elders to see what specific challenges they face and how elder services are adjusting to keep elders in their communities healthy and connected.


Chris Klabunde (Athabascan) – manager of the Elder Program at Southcentral Foundation


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