Easy-to-Use Tech to Improve the Overall Lives of Seniors

According to some statistics, seniors have steadily increased internet usage. From just 14 percent in the year 2000 to a whopping 73 percent in 2019, it’s clear that seniors are embracing technology as an important part of their lives. And as more seniors use technology, the technology itself is getting better. There are now more…

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Senior Exemption for Individuals 65+

From the Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner website: If you are 65 years old as of Jan. 1, 2020, and your 2019 GA return line 15 is less than $97,264, you are likely eligible for the Senior School Tax Exemption (L5A). Contact Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner’s office at tax@gwinnettcounty.com or770-822-8800 for assistance. 

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The Face & Fur of Senior Homelessness

A Buford senior arrived at Gwinnett County Animal Welfare (AWE) with his 14-year old dog after he had been evicted from his apartment. Through AWE and their rescue connections, foster care for the dog was arranged.  Gwinnett County Senior Services was made aware of the unique situation and they worked to find an emergency situation…

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Casino Night Benefit

Friends’ 20th Anniversary Celebration Casino Night Benefit July 25, 2019 6:30pm-9:30pm Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett Tickets on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets on Eventbrite. Sponsorships available. Complete and submit form: Sponsor Form * Or contact Gary Galloway at ggalloway@friendsofgwinnettseniors.org or 770-655-4925 *In some browsers, “Submit Form” on interactive pdf’s will not work. If that…

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Better Together Faith-Based Symposium Mtg

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The next meeting of the Better Together Faith-Based Symposium is: Friday, May 17th, 2019 from 8:30 am to 10:30 AM  (A light breakfast will be available)   John C Maxwell Leadership Center – 2050 Sugarloaf Circle, Duluth, GA 30097 Program Focus:  “Keeping Our Seniors Safe” Please email Carolyn Golden at carolyn.golden@brightstarcare.com if planning to attend.

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