Tag: Neighbors Who Care

No Scrooge Neighborhood

Santa pops in for a visit to one of NWC’s clients!

Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s the holiday season again. Anyone who has read Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or seen one of the many movie versions remembers that moment when Scrooge realizes that a person’s true legacy is not how much money he accumulated, but the difference he made in the lives of others. The moment is…

News From Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

Join the horse race fun at our annual Community Fair.

Eric Ehst Up until the last century few people lived past the age of 60 and most of those who made it that far spent their later years battling illness and physical impairment. Recent advances in nutrition and medical care have revolutionized aging. Today over 14% of the U.S. population is over 65 and 2%…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

NWC to administer memory program Carol Bowers, Volunteer Manager S.M.A.R.T. Strategic Memory and Alzheimer’s Rehabilitation Training The statistics about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are staggering. For many of us, this is enough to give any of us pause as to the future of our cognitive health. The fact is we are living longer. As someone…

News From Your Neighbors Who Care, Inc. – Independence Day

Neighbors Who Care provides assistance to our veterans!

Eric Ehst, Executive Director On July 4 we will celebrate that day 239 years ago when our forebears created a new nation, one that allows us the freedom to live with dignity where we want and how we want. At Neighbors Who Care our volunteers help over 1300 of their frail, homebound and disabled neighbors…

News From Your Neighbors Who Care

May Day Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s May and it’s already getting hot. If you’re reading this, it means you haven’t left town like many of your neighbors. It also means it’s time for my annual (desperate) appeal. Neighbors Who Care has about 1300 active clients; the vast majority of them are homebound and cannot…

News From Your Neighbors, Neighbors Who Care, Inc. – April 2015

Sun Lakes wins with Neighbors Who Care Eric Ehst, Executive Director Neighbors Who Care was a big winner at the Fast Pitch competition on March 4, taking home the Kiita “Get Up and Go” award. Fast Pitch is kind of like Shark Tank for charities. Over 50 of the top charities in the valley are nominated…

Time for the Rockin’ Our Souls concert – March 8

Carol Hoepner We hope you’ll be joining us on March 8 at 3:00 p.m. for the 20th anniversary of Sun Lakes choir concerts for Neighbors Who Care. The concert will be held in the sanctuary of Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. This year’s concert is a celebration of a variety of music and the theme…

News From Your Neighbors, Neighbors Who Care, Inc. – March 2015

Eric Ehst, Executive Director Imagine a loved one sent home from the hospital after surgery, weakened and confused, with no one there to help. She forgets to take her meds. She misses post-op appointments due to lack of transportation. She doesn’t get proper nutrition. And, like over 15 percent of seniors, she ends up back…

20 years of rockin’ our Souls

Members of the choirs of the Christian churches and Jewish congregation meet for the first rehearsal of their interdenominational choir for the Sun Lakes Choir Festival.

Carol Hoepner Although March may come in like a lamb or a lion, why not be sure March will arrive in a special way by greeting it with an afternoon of enjoyable music by attending the 20th anniversary concert of the Sun Lakes Interfaith Music Festival? If you enjoy a variety of music, both vocal…