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How Holy Family’s gardens grow

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC,  is gearing up for spring cleaning and planting of the gardens at the Holy Family Senior Center, 203 Dr. Frederick Humphries Drive in Apalachicola. Everyone is welcome to stop by the garden and stroll through anytime.  Blanket flower, porter weed, cone flowers, native milkweed, Passion flower, lavender, Read More

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Defibrillator installed at Holy Family Senior Center

Ramon Valenzuela, Weems Memorial Hospital in Apalachicola, and Richard Lewis , Franklin County EMS Director install an AED, Automated External Defibrillator, at the Holy Family Senior Center this past week.  This device is used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.   It can analyze the heart’s rhythm and, if necessary, deliver an electrical shock, Read More

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Hope for Healing can help the elderly

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC,  is sharing information from Darcy Abbott, MSW, LCSW, Florida Division of Emergency Management. Through, Hope for Healing Initiative, Florida Department of Elder Affairs is prioritizing and understands the great need for mental health services during and after a disaster. Disasters, such as the COVID-19 pandemic or a hurricane, do not discriminate Read More