May is Older American month, This year theme is Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to:
- Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation.
- Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.
- Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others.
WOCOA Offering Funds for Seniors for Purchase of Fruits and Vegetables Are you a Senior, 60 or older, and would like some fresh fruits and vegetables from a local Farmer? If so, the Walton Okaloosa Council on Aging (WOCOA) has a program that operates from May to September that can help. This program is open to any Senior whose household total gross income is at or under 185% of the federal poverty level. For individuals, that amount is $1872.00 and for couples is $2538.00. If you qualify, the WOCOA will be issuing $40 worth of checks that can be used as local farmer’s markets between now and the end of September. All you need to do to qualify is bring your ID card to one of the following locations on the dates provided:
May 11th at the Downtown Farmer’s Market from 8:00am – 1:00pm – Baldwin Avenue, DeFuniak Springs ·
May 23rd at the Coastal Branch Health Dept from 8:00am – 10:00am – 316 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach
May 25th at the Crestview Farmer’s Market on Stillwell from 8:00 till 10:30 -which is behind the Crestview Police Dept
May 30th at the Ft Walton Beach Farmer’s Market from 8:00 till 10:00 located on Lewis Turner Blvd by the Okaloosa Court House
Hope to see you at one of these sessions
MAY 14-16, 2019
NORTHWEST FLORIDA AREA AGENCY ON AGING, INC. & ADVANTAGE AGING SOLUTIONS
REGIONAL TRAINING SYMPOSIUM in FORT WALTON BEACH, FL
For More Information go to NWFLAAA.ORG
Activities at Sites
Crestview Site does Bingo M-F 9:00 till 10:30
Seminole Site does Bingo on Tues & Thur 9:00 till 10:30
John Horton Site (South Walton ) does Bingo on Tues & Fri from 10:00 till 11:45 Mexican Train Dominoes on the other days from 9:30 till Noon & they also have cards games going on during these times
Freeport Site has cards games & Mexican Train Dominoes on Mon, Wed 7 Fri from 9:00 till Noon