For the majority of fiscal year 2020, it was business as usual for the Council on Aging. Staff and volunteers delivered a range of high-impact services that brought peace of mind and support across Central Oregon.
COVID-19 changed everything. Even though our offices were closed, we made sure our clients received needed information and referrals, increased food services, and hired staff to handle the additional workload.
With congregate dining on hold, we created the drive-thru Grab-N-Go program, which provides lunch three times a week at our sites throughout the tri-county.
We couldn’t have done this all without our hard-working Council on Aging staff, volunteers, and our generous donors. Because of them, we have been able to keep our most vulnerable seniors safe, connected, and fed during these chaotic times.
Here’s a look at our year in numbers: