88 year-old saved by Pair Pro­gram

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS -

ThePair Pro­gram, a free, au­to­mated tele­phone sys­tem that phones vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple such as seniors, peo­ple with hand­i­caps or chronic ill­ness, who live alone, helped to save an 88 year-old woman on Sun­day morn­ing. Af­ter the pro­gram called her res­i­dence three times and didn’t get a re­sponse, the po­lice called her daugh­ter who rushed to her home and found her on the floor, un­able to get up. She was taken to the hos­pi­tal. Peo­ple who live in the Mem­phrem­a­gog MRC and who are in­ter­ested in re­ceiv­ing more in­for­ma­tion about this pro­gram or re­ceive this free ser­vice can call of­fi­cer Paul Tear of the RPM at 819 843-3334, ex­ten­sion 247.

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