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Inspired by the pandemic, Menlo Park women create phone buddy program for isolated seniors

Original post made on Jul 21, 2021

When the pandemic triggered widespread shutdowns last year, Menlo Park resident Laura Steuer had already put herself in lockdown, as she had a preexisting condition that made her vulnerable to COVID-19.

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Posted by Jon Castor
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Heights
on Jul 21, 2021 at 2:14 pm

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What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing this news.

Posted by Keyko
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 23, 2021 at 11:02 am

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What a creative way to support our community during Covid and always. We are all as a community so much wiser and richer when we make time to listen to elders and so happy to know that this service was created! Thank you Laura, Donee and everyone who participates!

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