AFCI News | Lewiston Sun Journal


CORONAVIRUS

Spring is truly here! The national CDC is now recommending that all fully vaccinated individuals can go maskless – indoors or out (with a few exceptions like public transportation). Everyone is eager to have restrictions lifted, and the CDC is responding daily with their latest research. Keep up with the very latest in Maine at https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/

And get vaccinated! All Maine residents over 12 years old are now eligible, and It’s very easy to get a COVID 19 shot these days – some without a prior appointment. FMI: www.maine.gov/covid19/vaccines/vaccination-sites#mobileunits.

Be sure to save your vaccination card. Don’t laminate it, as it may need to be updated in the future. DO save it in a safe place – with other valuables – in case you need to show it as proof of vaccination.

Can we help you?

Do you or anyone you know need one or more of the following? All AFCI services are free, but we welcome donations. Visit our website donations page (http://www.agefriendlybethel.org/donate.html) or inquire.

A ride – to the doctor, a friend’s house, shopping – or whatever? Call at least 3 days in advance to request a ride. Our volunteers are eager to get back into their N2N (Neighbor to Neighbor) driving! They and all riders will be following COVID safety guidelines. Have your vaccination card ready when you have your first ride (thereafter we’ll have your information). And please wear a mask.

Outdoor spring chores? Telstar students need to fulfill their community service hours, and you need help – a partnership made in heaven! June 5 is their scheduled date – call asap to request a visit.

Remaining safe in your own home? AFCI’s Home Assessment Program provides two essential services from an Occupational Therapist. To help you feel safer in your home she will assess your own personal risk for falling, as well as potential danger spots in your home.

Our Resource Directory lists a wide range of local and statewide services. You can find it at http://www.agefriendlybethel.org/directory-of-local-services.html, or we can email you a pdf copy.

Community

Community Supper, Bethel Alliance Church, Wednesday, May 26, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

May programs from SeniorsPlus: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/SeniorsPlus–Online-Education-Center-Offerings-for-May-2021.html.

All AFCI services can be requested by phone, 207-824-4444. For general information or inquiries and suggestions: email [email protected], visit our Facebook page or website www.agefriendlybethel.org.

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