Street Beat: Senior Services
This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone checks out services for the elderly. First, Major Jan Sjögren, divisional program secretary for the Eastern Michigan Division of the Salvation Army discusses what they do to help the senior population including their Bed and Bread program. Then Kevin Bell and Andrew Zimdars, Resource Advocates for Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County, talk about their programs. Next, the founder of Laugh Time for Seniors, Bonnie Weintraub, explains this exercise and wellness program that helps the elderly through clapping, breathing, positive affirmations and laughter. Finally, Karyn Dombrowski Curro, Executive Director of Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, shows how this faith-based group is helping seniors.