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A publication of the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging

November 2014 VOL. 39 • NO. 11

ENOA 4223 Center Street Omaha, NE 68105-2431 ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED

PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID OMAHA NE PERMIT NO. 389

New Horizons

Visionaries

There are an estimated 5,500 visually-impaired men and women age 65 and older in the Omaha area. Outlook Nebraska Inc. was established in 2000 to enhance the quality of life for the blind and visually impaired. Nick Schinker takes a closer look at ONI in this New Horizons report. Doug Wampler, a program associate at ONI, is seen here with a computer that magnifies type. Page 10.

Special guest Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, came to Omaha recently to meet volunteers and staff from ENOA and Nebraska’s other Senior Corps Programs. Page 3.

The Links

Men and women like Pamela Bell (pictured) who are raising their grandchildren are encouraged attend Mary Link (left)to and theDiana Grandparents as Sapp have Parents Conference on entertained audiences Thursday, Sept. 18. together for 40 years. See page 5.

Since 2009, The Links have performed at several area retirement communities, nursing facilities, and senior centers. Page 18.

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Nov 2014 nh pages  

New Horizons is a publication of the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging. Distributed free to people over age 60 in Douglas, Sarpy, Dodge, Wash...

Nov 2014 nh pages  

New Horizons is a publication of the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging. Distributed free to people over age 60 in Douglas, Sarpy, Dodge, Wash...

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