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March 8, 2016 - Volume 5, Issue 9
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Friends of Meals On Wheels Erie
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1128 State Street Suite 317
Erie, PA  16501
(814) 452-6930
www.MealsOnWheelsErie.org

 
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Powerful Tools For Caregivers Program

Lifeworks Erie is a wonderful asset for Erie seniors. As a former board member, I wanted to share a new program they offer for caregivers. I believe this program meets the level of "important information" for our readers who are friends of Meals On Wheels Erie.  
"Care giving involves many challenges. Too often, caregivers neglect their own health and well being, and put their own needs second. This often results in caregivers becoming “burned out,” depressed or physically ill themselves. 
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six week course, taught by two program leaders. Participants meet for 1.5 hours each week.
Tools that are learned include: reducing personal stress, communicating feelings and needs, setting limits and asking for help, dealing with emotions, how to make tough decisions, and dealing with difficult situations."

Call Lifeworks Erie for schedule information - 453-5072
Welcome to our new volunteers:

Meal Delivery Volunteers:
Donald Crook found us on GoErie.com and now subs for us four times a week.
 
Grocery Shopping & Delivery Volunteers:
We have 37 Grocery Shopping Volunteers but could always use a few more!  

Do you know someone who would like to volunteer delivering meals or groceries? Have them call us!

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Custom made driving maps save time and gas! Our routing software can build a turn-by-turn driving map for your route to give you the most efficient and fastest way around. Even someone from out-of-town can follow the directions and maps and deliver their route efficiently and easily. Call our office to get yours today. 
Click the Amazon box to the left to be transported to the AmazonSmile link (remember to bookmark the page!) and when you buy from Amazon they will donate a percentage of your purchase to Meals On Wheels Erie. Everything on Amazon is exactly the same but when you use the link we get a donation! How easy is that? Thanks for your help!  
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