Senior Scoop
May 6th Edition
Dear Whitemarsh Township!
Please find below community resources and some fun activities you can do from the comfort of your own home! Please share the newsletters and information with any friends or family, specifically area seniors. If they want to sign up to receive these newsletters they can e-mail us at ParksandRecreation@whitemarshtwp.org.
Engaging Senior Blogs!
To many, social media and the internet are dominated by young adults, but a large portion of seniors also frequent online spaces! With that time online, you could be wondering what other things are out there for you to explore and today we will highlight some blogs and influencers that might be interesting to you! Look below for some examples!
Engaging Blogs for Seniors
There are many reasons to read (or write) blogs, which includes being interested in the content and wanting to help more people gain knowledge about it. Unfortunately, you might not even be aware of certain blogs until someone introduces you to them, so that's what we'll do today! Keep in mind if these blogs don't cover something you're interested in, you can always find others that may be of interest by searching on Google.
General Blogs

Blogs can be focused on specific topics or cover a whole host of topics that pertain to certain groups. The blogs at the links below will lead you to general blogs that you could be interested in as they can help you "master the art of a senior life".
Travel Blogs

Living vicariously through others is easier today than it ever has been before due to the internet and social media. Travel blogs give us the opportunity to scout out locations we may want to visit and learn the ins and outs through the experiences of others! Find some great travel blogs in the links below!
Other Blogs

There are many other blogs out there that may be appealing or interesting to you. Below you will find an example of a health blog, a humor blog and even investment blogs. Find your newest interest or learn more about your current interest by following these blogs!
Mindful Wellness

Try the free Daily New York Times Mini Crossword Puzzle. Check back each day for a new puzzle!
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Check out a new e-book or e-magazine by visiting our friends over at the William Jeanes Library. 

Mindful Exercises

Open the above Document and practice 6 different ways to ease your mind and body.
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Jigsaw Puzzles

Looking to do a puzzle, but don't have any? Try an online puzzle at https://www.jigsawplanet.com/
Community Resources
Whitemarsh Pharmacy is offering curbside pick up and free local delivery! Call them at 610-828-5222 for more information on fill prescriptions and ordering essential items and supplies.
The Market at Lafayette Hill is offering curbside pickup and delivery Monday-Friday.
For more information visit www.themarketoflafayettehill.com/
or call the store at 610-941-7101.
See a message from the Whitemarsh Police Department about COVID-19 related scams.

All GIANT stores will open for customers over the age of 60 from 6:00-7:00AM.
COVAID connects neighbors helping with getting groceries, picking up prescriptions, and more.
United Way of Pennsylvania Dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.
Ready MontCo is a service from Montgomery County Dept. of Public Safety. Learn more information by visiting their website.