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Aetna Foundation supports wellness programming at H.O.M.E.

Amber Martin
Published: November 08, 2018

exercise_classH.O.M.E. (Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly) is thrilled to be the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to help low-income seniors in the Edgewater and Rogers Park communities remain independent and healthy. 

This grant will allow for the purchase of fitness equipment (i.e. resistance bands, yoga mats, foam rollers, elliptical, etc.) and wellness education programming (i.e. fall prevention, balance courses, etc.) to better the health of  approximately 70 senior members who are part of H.O.M.E.’s Intergenerational Housing program.

To hear more about why Aetna chose H.O.M.E. as the recipient of this grant, or to learn more about how H.O.M.E. will apply this grant money, please contact:

Karla Cutting, Aetna, 312-928-3020

Amber Martin, H.O.M.E., 773-295-2708 or amberm@homeseniors.org 

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