Tag Archives: senior citizens

Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Tohono O’odham Nation

We recently caught up with Mike Benavidez, coordinator of the Pisinemo District Elderly Program of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who shared about their senior services and how PWNA helps.

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Hypothermia and Frostbite

It’s January and the temperatures aren’t bad recently, about 30 degrees—but it can get below zero very quickly this time of year. The wind and the air temperature can plummet, especially at night, and make it difficult to stay warm… especially if you rely on propane for heating, or wood for heating. Many of us simply can turn […]

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Veterans & Older Americans, a lot to be thankful for

The poverty he sees on many reservations reminds him of what he saw in the third world during his 24 years of military service… ultimately they replaced their concern with action

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