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KFOR: Oklahoma City nonprofit makes isolating at home more enjoyable with new program for older adults

By Hunter McEachern | April 22, 2021 | See full article here OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City nonprofit, VillagesOKC, is making isolating at home more enjoyable for residents in independent living and long term care thanks to their new program, Porch Pals. The nonprofit is made up of elder adults who act as neighbors, helping each other when needed and even enjoying relationships with one another. Each member acts as both a volunteer and someone who can seek out assistance from others …

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KWTV: Wellness Wednesday: Porch Pals New Grant

By News 9 | April 7, 2021 | See full article and watch video here During this edition of Wellness Wednesday, we’re looking at mental health in seniors. The pandemic forces us to stay inside, separated from loved ones. But a local group, VillagesOKC Porch Pals, stepped up to relieve some of that loneliness for seniors. …

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KWTV: Something Good: Junior League Of OKC Spreading Cheer Through Chalking

By Brian Mueller | April 1, 2021 | See full article here OKLAHOMA CITY – The Junior League of Oklahoma City has been helping their community for nearly 100 years, but this year has brought quite a few challenges.  The women’s volunteer group has had to color a little outside the lines this past year to stay engaged with their community.  “We had to get creative about what we were doing because we still wanted to engage with them and we wanted to …

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OKC CHAMBER VELOCITY: OKLAHOMA RANKED THIRD IN ‘HOW LONG $500,000 LASTS IN RETIREMENT’ LIST

In a recent analysis of each state’s cost of living indices and estimated annual expenses derived from Bureau of Labor Statistics data, GOBankingRates.com recently found that $500,000 in retirement savings would last a little longer than 11 years and four months in Oklahoma for people aged 65 and over, enough for third-best in the nation.  Kansas slightly bested Oklahoma for the #2 spot, while Mississippi came in first with $500,000 lasting 11 years and 7 months, 18 days. HOW LONG $500,000 IN …

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