The Community Food Pantry had nearly 400 visits in 2015 providing food assistance for over 900 adults and children. The Food Pantry also provides School back packs and Coats for Kids in the winter months.
Most falls occur from or near the patient's bed while trying to transfer from one location to another (i.e. the bathroom)
Younger adults are more likely than older adults to say they feel lonely However older adults, like people of any age, say when loneliness is there, the feeling can be intense.
Congregate Dining is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12 noon. It is hosted at the Essex Retirees Centre
Nurse Practioners support CSC programs that help not only seniors to live independently, but improve the health of the entire community.