Community/Veterans/Senior Support & AOP

ACTS OF PEACE: Watch our Facebook page to learn of new updates. Like us on Facebook at: Montgomery First SDA                        

COMMUNITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM/CSFP: SENIOR BOXES:  For 60 and over only, in church parking lot. Distributed on 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 a.m.  First come, First serve. No restrooms available.                                                          Volunteers needed-for about an hour!  

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY:  AOP next Mobile Pantry date is possibly September. 

Call AL Food Bank for other locations if you can't make ours 334-263-3784. 

AOP FEEDING HOMELESS: Call Amy Mapp 334-220-1501 for information on this project.

Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority COVID HELP: No cost covid counseling services available. All our lives have changed--whether good or bad--and it causes stress. Call Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority for information, education, emotional support and links to resources. Services are free, confidential and anonymous. We are here for you: 1-888-720-8280 / www.mamha.org with Alabama Apart Together Program. 

 

The following community support services not recommendations of the Seventh-day Adventist church but are simply provided here as information only.

Grants for Seniors - A Guide for Seniors and Retirees https://grantsforseniors.org/ 

What Is the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?https://learn.financestrategists.com/finance-terms/independent-living-vs-assisted-living/ 

Americans currently owe more than $1.74 trillion in student loan debt, and that number continues to rise. The student loan debt crisis that we face today is a result of many years of policy and legislation. Our experts at Bankrate created a guide that provides readers with the complete history of student loans, as well as their possible future.
Here is the link: 
https://www.bankrate.com/loans/student-loans/history-of-student-loans/

This free resource highlights the steps to maintaining your natural smile as you age, common dental health issues, paying for dental care, and more. Please take a look:
https://www.byte.com/community/resources/article/aging-dental-health/

Elemy: Many adults spend their entire lives not knowing that they have autism, missing out on vital opportunities because of that knowledge gap. We recently created a free guide on the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of adult autism. Please take a look:
https://www.elemy.com/studio/autism/adults

Nursing Homes Abuse:                       Our mission is to be a complete resource center on abuse in nursing homes and to offer any help possible. We have added a ton of information on different types of abuse along with other resources and we will be updating it weekly. Check out our website below and feel free to explore: - nursinghomesabuse.org/nursing-home-abuse/

Drug or alcohol rehab programs that's are right for YOU.

https://www.addictiongroup.org/treatment/options/inpatient/ 

https://www.addictiongroup.org/treatment/options/inpatient/

Education Loan Finance (ELFI) info

https://www.elfi.com/how-many-seniors-have-student-loan-debt-and-where-can-they-find-help/

https://www.elfi.com/student-loan-refinancing-calculator/

Benefits for Veterans & their Caregivers

https://bestmobilityaids.com/veteran-and-caregiver-benefits/

Assisted Living Research Institute: (https://www.assistedliving.org/), an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand actionable guides and resources. 

Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse

https://www.levinperconti.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-nursing-home-abuse.html 

SENIOR RESOURCES: Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.  Contact: Dolores Johnson, Community Outreach and Senior Advocate at (800) 207-7340         Here's the link for your reference:

OnlineDoctor.com

RetireGuide:

100Plus.com:                                       Many people use blood pressure readings to monitor their health at home, but inaccurate results can lead to serious health issues. To help patients and healthcare providers, we've created a section in our Ultimate Remote Patient Monitoring Guide outlining the best practices for taking at-home blood pressure readings. Please take a look:
https://www.100plus.com/the-ultimate-remote-patient-monitoring-guide#best-practices-for-taking-at-home-blood-pressure-readings