The best decisions are rooted in data. What disabilities are most prevalent in older adults in your community? How do they compare to North Dakota overall? By understanding the older adult population with disabilities, communities can better align services to meet current and upcoming needs and also help older adults to maximize their independence and utilize their talents and abilities.
Tending the garden in difficult times takes effort and dedication. Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND) have walked with North Dakotans through good and challenging times providing services to people at all stages of life and at all kinds of crisis points. Striving to provide Help for All, LSSND offers help to everyone, no matter who they are, how old they are, or where they come from.
In this article, Abby Tow, Director of Community Engagement and Micayla Bitz, Engagement Specialist at LSSND, provide a glimpse into the multitude of LSSND programs for families, youth, and seniors and describe how they adapted their services to accommodate the increase need across all of their programs throughout North Dakota during the recent pandemic.