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The Glamorous Stories of a 1940s Broadway Dancer

The Glamorous Stories of a 1940s Broadway Dancer

Lillian Flowers is 98. She lives alone in Fort Lauderdale.

She used to dance on Broadway.

While volunteer Steve Retford is helping her get services she needs, he gets a front row seat to glamorous stories from Broadway, filled with famous theater producers, celebrities (she dated Dean Martin briefly), and traveling through a life of show biz.

We extended his front row seat so you can listen to Lillian’s stories too.

How Our Patient Advocates Make a Difference

How Our Patient Advocates Make a Difference

This year, Heart2Heart hired two patient advocates — Maria Purgavie and Shirley Ramos.  Since July, they became responsible for connecting with seniors who have asked for help with meals through the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) in Broward...

Celebrations and Borrowed Time: Reflections from the 2023 Red Gala

Celebrations and Borrowed Time: Reflections from the 2023 Red Gala

The night of the 2023 Red Gala was a confluence of milestones for Heart2Heart.  On one hand, the masquerade-themed event was a fun-filled celebration. We highlighted new partnerships and longtime supporters. We told the stories of seniors we serve. We commended...

The Impact of the Senior Meal Delivery Changes in Broward County

The Impact of the Senior Meal Delivery Changes in Broward County

This is a historical moment for Heart2Heart and the seniors in Broward County. This month, Heart2Heart began providing outreach to the seniors receiving home-delivered meals through the Older Americans Act Nutrition Services Program.  This federally funded...

A Friendship Forged in a Stressful Move

A Friendship Forged in a Stressful Move

Heart2Heart Volunteer of the Month Florica Rebelo made life less stressful for a senior who was forced to move out of her apartment. When Marilyn's landlord sold the apartment, she was forced to quickly put all of her belongings into a storage unit and bounce around...

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...