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Fun & Fitness for Seniors Program

Join us and feel better! All vaccinated seniors are welcome to attend. This program offers fun, fellowship, and fitness, and it’s FREE! Our focus is on gently movement, at your personal pace, and tailored to your personal needs. Equipment will […]

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Senior Art Classes

Great News, our free art classes for vaccinated seniors are back! Classes were paused to make room for the pandemic, but now CARE is assured folks can gather safely. Sensitive individuals are encouraged to wear a mask. The art classes […]

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CARE Welcomes New Board Member

please join the CARE board of directors and staff in welcoming our newest Board Member, Michael Puffer. Michael, or Mike, he has no preference, loves meeting and serving new people, and getting to know the members of his community. Through […]

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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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