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For Your Health

Taking Care of Yourself: Tips for Caregivers Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Visit nia.nih.gov/health for links to guidance for eating healthy (healthy-eating), being active (exercise-physical-activity), and taking time […]

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St John's Area School Service Lent Project
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St. John’s Area School Service Project

Students at St. John’s Area School do a service project during Lent each year. This year we thought that it was especially important that our service project focus on our own community, and Sandy [Second Grade Teacher at St. John’s] […]

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CARE Food Distribution Services

CARE has been blessed to be able to provide healthy food choices for seniors all year long with the Nutrition Assistance for Seniors Program through the USDA every month. CARE volunteers are available to load boxes into vehicles and to […]

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Keep Your Mind Active

Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain. People who engage in personally meaningful activities, such as volunteering or hobbies, say they feel happier and healthier. Learning new skills may improve your thinking ability, too. For example, one study found that […]

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Christmas Care Packages

CARE was pleased to distribute Christmas care packages, for the first time this year, to seniors who have been cooped-up since the pandemic started in March. Back in April, the CARE staff began with a vision of how wonderful it […]

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Free Food From Second Harvest Heartland

Second Harvest Heartland has continued to identify Benton County as an area of food insecurity in Minnesota, and so has partnered with CARE to continue monthly distributions at our Foley office. We have certainly had an unusual year. With all […]

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Free Frozen Meals For Seniors

Beginning on Monday, January 11th, Catholic Charities will distribute frozen meals to seniors on the second Monday of every month, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, in the parking lot of the CARE office. The meals are free and are […]

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Distributing Boxes of Food

Distributing boxes of food to many people takes a lot of hands to go well. Students from the Foley High School have been helping us a lot, and the National Honor Society (NHS) students moved many boxes for us. When […]

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CARE Volunteers Wanted

Medical, Dental, & Eye Doctor Appointments; Grocery Shopping; Essential Personal Care Items and Medication Pickup and Delivery Seniors are able to remain independent in their homes because our volunteers provide these essential services, which are especially crucial at this time. […]

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CARE Volunteer Appreciation

In past years, CARE has annually showcased the spirit of volunteerism with a dinner to honor the hard work and commitment of our program volunteers. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing, CARE was challenged on how […]

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