“Restoring” and Enriching the Lives of Seniors in Grays Ferry

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Mark Wright and seniors with the RESTORE program

Philadelphia (March 19, 2019) – Ellen Brown carefully studied the bingo cards spread out on the table in front of her, looking for matches to the numbers and letters called out to the room. So far no luck, but that didn’t really matter to Ellen. The 85-year old resident of Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry neighborhood is surrounded by all of her friends on this Thursday afternoon, as part of the RESTORE program at The Salvation Army’s Central Corps Community Center.

“When you get to a certain age, there is nothing for us to do except look at the TV and nod. But this gives us something to do. We can come up here and sit and talk with each other,” she explained. Continue reading ““Restoring” and Enriching the Lives of Seniors in Grays Ferry”

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