Adopt-a-Se­nior for Christ­mas

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - COUNTY BY COUNTY - By Pamela Miller

Imag­ine if you were a se­nior cit­i­zen in a nurs­ing home and no friends or rel­a­tives ever came to visit you — not even for hol­i­days. Neigh­bor Love wants to brighten the day of a whole bunch of valu­able se­niors with its Adopt-a-Se­nior for Christ­mas pro­gram. Neigh­bor Love is host­ing a Christ­mas party and giv­ing gift bags to se­niors at six nurs­ing homes in metro At­lanta. The goal is to bless a to­tal of 850 se­niors with gift bags this Christ­mas at six nurs­ing homes. Vol­un­teers are needed to as­sem­ble gift bags and pass them out. The sched­ule of events is as fol­lows:

■ Satur­day, Dec. 2

Scepter Health and Re­hab, 3000 Lenora Church Dr., Snel­lville

Gift bag as­sem­bly: 2-2:45 p.m. Party: 2:30-5 p.m.

Goal: 150 gift bags

■ Sun­day, Dec. 3

A.G. Rhodes Health & Re­hab. 1819 Clifton Road, At­lanta

Gift bag as­sem­bly: 2-2:45 p.m. Party: 2:30-5 p.m.

Goal: 100 Gift Bags

■ Satur­day, Dec. 9

Roswell Nurs­ing and Re­hab. 1109 Green St., Roswell

Gift­bag as­sem­bly: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Party: 9:30 a.m. - noon Goal: 200 gift bags

■ Satur­day, Dec. 9

Ross Me­mo­rial Health­care 1780 Old 41 Hwy NW, Ken­ne­saw

Gift­bag as­sem­bly: 2-2:45 p.m. Party: 2:30-5 p.m.

Goal: 100 gift bags

■ Sun­day, Dec. 10 Dun­woody Health and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter, 5470 Merid­ian Mark Rd, At­lanta

Gift bag as­sem­bly: 2-2:45 p.m. Party: 2:30-5 p.m.

Goal: 150 gift bags

■ Sun­day, Dec. 10 An­der­son Mill Nurs­ing and Re­hab. 2130 An­der­son Mill Road, Austell

Gift bag as­sem­bly and dis­tri­bu­tion: 2:30-5 p.m.

Goal: 150 gift bags

When: Dec. 2 - 10

Where: var­i­ous lo­ca­tions through­out metro At­lanta

In­for­ma­tion: www.adop­tase­nior.net

Con­tact: Tom Sargeant by email at info@neigh­borlove.org or 404919-9165

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