This program is designed to provide culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate information & activities that promote healthy diet, connections to family & friends, physical activity, sense of humor, and the ongoing acquisition of new skills for Deaf senior citizens that live, work, socialize and worship in the Greater Boston & MetroWest areas.
Program Design: The following events & services are the forum for accomplishment of program goals & objectives: Senior Social Sunday Sessions, First Tuesday of the Month Sessions, Group Trips, Individualized & small group instruction of technical skills needed to use email, Mail Stations, computers & the Internet. Outreach to sick, lonely, or incapacitated deaf seniors via email, fax, letters, cards and visits to homes, nursing homes & hospitals. Transportation solutions that assist seniors to attend events & appointments. Advocacy on Dear senior citizen issues.