MIAMI – In response to COVID-19, and with concern for the health and safety of older adults, the Miami-Dade County Elder Affairs Board created a mask drive and reached the 10,000 mark on Aug. 11. In the morning, Elder Affairs Advisory Board Member Karen Bullard-Jones and Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson’s Chief of Staff, Misty Brown, delivered 300 masks. The face masks were donated by Vitas Healthcare and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. In the afternoon, Teri Busse-Arvesu, Senior advocate for the Office of the Mayor, delivered 200 gloves donated by the Mayor’s Initiative on Aging and 500 masks donated by Silvia Lopez of Community Medical Group to the Residential Plaza Blue Lagoon. Both donations were made on behalf of the Elder Affairs Advisory Board.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –It’s a moment in time captured by someone who just happens to be in the right place at the right time with a camera. The photo captures the image, but within the image, there’s a story worth being told. At every Sunshine State Games event, there’s a story waiting to be told. When we’re lucky, an image is captured to provide the evidence to back up the story.
As Congress negotiates the next COVID-19 relief package, five nonprofit organizations and associations focused on aging joined with The Gerontological Society of America to demand that lawmakers include comprehensive relief measures to safeguard older adults and care workers.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – It’s a moment in time captured by someone who just happens to be in the right place at the right time with a camera. The photo captures the image, but within the image, there’s a story worth being told. At every Florida Senior Games event, there’s a story waiting to be told. When we’re lucky, an image is captured to provide the evidence to back up the story.
MIAMI – In order to help the community during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Elder Affairs Advisory Board (EAAB), under the Office of Community Advocacy, continues their mask drive for seniors. On July 20, the Board’s Program Director Katherine Bolt and Board Member Teri Busse-Arvesu who is also the Senior Advocate for Miami-Dade County Mayor's Initiative on Aging, distributed 400 masks. The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department received 200 masks and the other 200 went to South Florida Seniors in Action. Dr. Valerie Turner from the State of Florida Health Department in Miami-Dade County donated 200 masks to the Elder Affairs Advisory Board and Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson donated the other 200 masks.