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Senior shares memory of winning Olympic Gold

Senior shares memory of winning Olympic Gold

Our seniors are full of fascinating stories. Lucky for our Heart2Heart volunteers, one of the most powerful ways they can help seniors is to spend time with them and listen to their stories. Don’t believe their stories are fascinating? Let us introduce you to Robert...

How the Nutrition Services Program is Changing in Broward County

How the Nutrition Services Program is Changing in Broward County

As of July 1, Heart2Heart is a subcontractor for a federally funded program that delivers meals to local seniors in need.  This development represents a big change for us. We’re moving into a larger office and hiring new staff to accommodate the expansion of our...

Why Our Current Transportation Options Aren’t Enough for Seniors

Why Our Current Transportation Options Aren’t Enough for Seniors

To stay connected to the community and necessary services, seniors need reliable transportation.  And yet… providing seniors transportation is a complicated, difficult issue. Transportation is one of our most frequent requests for help at Heart2Heart. Seniors...

What are assisted living facilities, and what is their history?

What are assisted living facilities, and what is their history?

In celebration of National Assisted Living Week later this month, I want to explore assisted living facilities, or care centers, as we call them. Simply put, assisted living facilities are designed to serve adults who need help with everyday activities like walking,...

What is self-directed care?

What is self-directed care?

As we close Older Americans Month, I wanted to take one last look at the theme of “Age My Way.” Specifically, I want to take some time to explore the history and current impact of self-directed care. Simply put, self-directed care, or self-directed services, is the...

What is Older Americans Month?

What is Older Americans Month?

This week at Heart2Heart, we begin the observation of Older Americans Month, celebrated in May every year since 1963. This year, the Administration for Community Living has declared the Older Americans Month theme as “Age My Way.”I think the month is an important...