Covid-19 Safety Message from Our Executive Director

Today we’re featuring a post on health and safety during this pandemic from our executive director, Keith Greenarch: COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for it. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might […]

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Fun at Home: Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Happy Wednesday! Today, our awesome specialist Tim Blake wants to share some information with you about a great local service being provided by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Old Salem Museums & Gardens. MESDA has an entire YouTube playlist of “Closer Look” videos which examine artifacts and exhibits from the museum’s collection […]

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Starting a Garden: Easy Tips for Starting Seeds

Happy Monday! We hope you’re all staying safe and doing well as our stay-at-home order continues here in North Carolina. We know it’s a tough, anxious time for many people, and we want to make sure we’re providing some suggestions to keep you feeling entertained and uplifted. Last week we featured some home decor crafts, […]

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Cheap or Free DIY Projects You Can Do From Home

Happy Monday! Today we wanted to start featuring some easy crafts you can make from home. Art is a fantastic way to destress and focus on something positive, which is important at any time and essential right now. Today, since spring is here, we’re featuring some sweet decorated jars that can be used as vases. […]

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Emergency Care in a Pandemic

Stay home…… But don’t stay home in an emergency! An emergency is still an emergency in a time of pandemic While everyone is social distancing at home, it can be tempting to dismiss serious symptoms to avoid exposure to the coronavirus that might come with seeking outside medical care. Even in this unique social climate, it’s important to react […]

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Activity: Nature BINGO

We all know how important it is to stay home right now, but we also understand that as this shut down continues, many people are feeling restless and anxious, especially as no one is yet sure how long we will all need to remain in our homes for our own safety and the safety of […]

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Update from YVEDDI

Mocksville and Elkin Circulator Routes will be on a scheduled basis only. Please call 336-679-2071 to schedule a pick up or to get more information.

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Enjoyable Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

During these strange and (for us) unprecedented times, there is a lot of advice to be found on keeping yourself occupied and well as you stay home. Limited mobility can present other challenges, however, and so we wanted to share this useful article with you if you are a senior or someone with limited mobility, […]

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Stimulus for Social Security Recipients

From CBS News: In the earlier guidance, the tax agency noted that people who don’t typically file a tax return “will need to file a simple tax return” to get their check, which impacts millions of seniors, low-income taxpayers, some veterans and individuals with disabilities. The simple tax form would ask for a person’s filing […]

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