YWCA McLean County receives grant to support Senior Volunteer service

YWCA McLean County has received a Senior Corps RSVP grant of $65,633, from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service. This award will ensure the continuation of YWCA RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) in McLean County. “We are grateful for another three years of support from CNCS,”…

11 Things to Look for While Home for the Holidays

Coming home for the holidays can be fun and exciting, seeing family and friends you may not have seen since the previous year. It can also be a stressful time trying to navigate the holidays and complex family relationships. Often these are the times you may notice your parents and grandparents aren’t as healthy and…

Never Too Old to Play

By Colleen Steinberg Proclaimed by President Obama, May is Older American’s Month. In celebration of this event, YWCA Senior Services has been extremely active in our community, engaging senior citizens in various activities and showing them that you’re never too old to play! Partnering with Blair House, Evergreen Place, Heritage of Normal, Luther Oaks and…

Presidential Proclamation: Older Americans Month, 2012

America endured great trials and heralded defining triumphs over the course of the 20th century, and the men and women who saw us through that time remain among our Nation’s greatest assets. Through their guiding wisdom, enduring love of family, and inspiring commitment to country, older Americans continue to steer and enhance our national life….