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Aging and long-term care council seeks new representatives

By Moscow-Pullman Daily News  
   November 28, 2022

Whitman County’s Aging and Long Term Care Planning and Management Council is seeking two new members to help represent needs for local elderly and disabled communities. The volunteer positions are currently filled by Sheila O’Rourke and Nancy Gillard, who will reach the end of their second three-year terms in January. The most important qualification for any volunteer, O’Rourke said, is a heart for community care. “You definitely need to be looking out not just for yourself, but the entire community around you,” she said. “(You need to) have a heart for that, and fight for that.” The agency helps older people and those living with disabilities to prepare for and support living independently, provides services such as case management for people needing a caregiver, and referrals to outside resources and information.

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