Block Island Times

Focusing on senior priorities

As the Senior Advisory Committee’s June 18 meeting was ending, The Block Island Times asked a question: What are your key priorities? What are the things that have to be solved first to meet the needs of Block Island’s elder (and aging) population?
The first answer: Without hesitation, Co-Chair Sandra Kelly said, “Caregivers.” Having a supply of people to care for island residents in their homes. And with that, on-island housing for caregivers.
The availability of caregivers has been the number one challenge for the committee and its Senior Coordinator, currently Gloria

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