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Rides to Literacy Classes Open New Doors for Senior

Eliminating isolation for seniors who are unable to drive is one of the goals for Faith in Action Georgetown. And, isolated was exactly how 74-year-old Yolanda Maldonado Caceves was feeling after moving in with her daughter, son-in-law, and young grandson following the death of her husband. A native of Mexico, Ms. Maldonado doesn’t know much English and she had no friends in Georgetown. Her daughter, Yolanda Munoz knew staying home all day alone wasn’t good for her mother.

It gives me peace of mind that she is doing another activity.

Ms. Munoz started searching for options and came across Faith in Action Georgetown. Faith in Action Georgetown started off driving Ms. Maldonado to Tai Chi at the Georgetown Recreation Cen-ter. There she made a friend who now drives her t