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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The Older Americans Act Has Been Reauthorized


Please see the following message from the Administration for Community Living. A Renewed Commitment to our Nation’s Older Adults By Lance Robertson, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging, ACL. Originally published on the HHS Blog. Today, our country affirmed the rights, dignity, independence, and well-being of older adults when President Trump signed HR4334, the Supporting Older Americans […]

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USDGA Championship Cancelled


Please see the following release from the US Disabled Golf Association: It is with great sadness that the  United States Disabled Open Golf Championship that was schedule for May 18-21 has been officially cancelled due to the COVID19 Pandemic. We have been monitoring the situation since the beginning, communicating with different agencies, local officials, other organizations, and even other […]

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Coronavirus & Your Mental Health


Take care of yourselves and each other during this public health crisis by practicing good mental hygiene. Some tips sent to us from the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County include: 1. Use your smart phone or other device to stay connected to family and friends. Switch from texting to voice or video calls to […]

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Makeup Artist Creates Brand for People With Shaky Hands


[Image Description:  Six different kinds of makeup brushes are arrayed in a fan, bristles pointing downward. They all have black handles and black ferrules, except for the brush on the far left, which has a rose gold ferrule. The bristles on the makeup brushes range from dark brown to red to cream.] For people who […]

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We Vote


Share your voting experience with Disability Rights NC! After you vote and leave the polling site, call: 888-WEVOTE2. (That’s 888-938-6832.) We want to hear from you during early voting: February 13-29. Your call will help: -show that large numbers of people with disabilities vote and can be mobilized -show that people with disabilities use early […]

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Looking Forward to 2020


Setting goals can make a difference in our lives and we all have goals, even if we do not recognize them. The secret to success, whether large or small challenges, require effort to overcome them. “Choices and Empowerment for People with Disabilities” represents what a Center for Independent Living provides every day. The philosophy behind […]

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