Senior Services Newsletter
July 13th 2020 |
Watch, Read, Do.
We have compiled some things for you to watch, read and do!

This week you can take a survey to let the city know what we should be doing with our city budget next year, sign up for a webinar to learn more about the state budget and how that will impact seniors, learn about rent relief opportunities, and more!
WATCH : Join Lauren in a Mindfulness Monday recording of her session. If you did not know what to expect from joining Mindfulness Mondays, this video is a good place to start! It has become so popular that we even included another session on Fridays called Free Your Mind Fridays.
WATCH: If you missed today's talk with our very own Clinical Director, or if you were there but want to watch it again because of how informative and thought provoking it was, you can watch it here. It was a wonderful talk about the relationship between hydration and mental health.
DO: Make your voice heard! Let the city know how YOU think our city funds should be spent by taking this survey.
Long Beach Budget Priority SurveyFiscal Year 2021

INTRODUCTION Public input is an important and valued part of the budget preparation process. Accordingly, the following survey has been developed to help us understand what you believe should be the City's General Fund priorities. INSTRUCTIONS...

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DO: Sign up for this wonderful webinar! It will provide an overview of what the budget includes for low-income older adults, what cuts were avoided, what we can expect next, and how to continue advocating on behalf of low-income older adults in light of the ongoing health and economic crises.
Free Webinar: The California Final Budget and Older...

A lot was at stake in this year's California 2020-21 budget that the Governor signed on June 29th. Join us for a discussion of what the final budget includes that impacts low-income older adults and what's next.

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READ : Social isolation is a health risk for all seniors, especially older LGTBQ people. But there are resources to empower you to fight it.
Five things LGBTQ older adults can do to get connected...

The pandemic has made social isolation even more commonplace. Whether hunkered down with the nuclear family, a spouse, or roommates, practically everyone is feeling the pinch of curtailed interactions and relationships that are confined to the...

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READ : Take a look at this to learn the signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses you should be looking out for.
Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness

Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you or a loved one shows signs of having a heat-related illness. Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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