Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has put many older adults in our community in a serious bind. Suddenly, more Nassau County seniors needed access to nutritious food. EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels program stepped in to provide that desperately needed lifeline, thanks to our network of generous donors and supporters.
In life, conflict is unavoidable. Agreements aren’t always easy to reach when working with others. However, disagreements may escalate to the point where they require outside assistance to resolve. EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) — which recently swore in 16 peer mediators from Alverta B. Gray Schultz…
From face masks to social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes to daily life. But during these challenging times, New Yorkers in need have been able to count on EAC Network’s consistent service. As we approach the one-year mark since the pandemic began, the Community Re-Entry Assistance Network (CRAN), Meals on Wheels, and the rest of our innovative programs and services could benefit from your support. Join our mission to build a stronger community by contributing to our COVID-19 Response Fund.
There’s a lot to navigate during the pandemic, and that can be stressful. There are masks to wear, distance to keep, and then there is loss. And loss takes all kinds of forms. There are activities you don’t do now, friends you don’t see, and then, there are friends and family you have lost. There’s simply a lot going on right now, and feeling stressed or anxious is to be expected. According to Project Hope, the key is what you do with the stress and anxiety – how do you handle it so it doesn’t get a hold on you.
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been easy for any of us. But for marginalized Nassau County senior citizens, it has been a particularly challenging time. Our local seniors have had to deal with increased isolation and decreased access to food. To confront this pervasive problem, EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels in Nassau County has been on the frontlines making daily deliveries of food and hope to home-bound seniors.