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Good Times 55+

GT55PLUSWelcome to Good Times Weekly's first edition of 55+, a special publication dedicated solely to Santa Cruz County residents ages 55 and up. In the following pages, we hope you find useful information on everything from volunteering opportunities and food resources to local healthcare services.

If you would like to see a local resource, business or program listed in the directory in the next edition of 55+, please let us know by sending an email with the subject line "55+" to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by writing to us at Good Times ATTN: 55+, 1205 Pacific Ave., Ste. 301, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060.

 

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Thanks for good info
written by Judith Broadhurst, August 31, 2013
And not saying "seniors." There are a lot more who are quite active and reasonably healthy, like the people on the cover, than those in need of medical alert devices and assisted living. So I hope you'll keep expanding this and avoid stereotyping us.
Valble C
written by Barbara Hanson, August 31, 2013
Good job, Good Times. The information is good, lots of important agencies are listed in this handy little catalogue. I'd like to see it as a resource for the community, available by itself for reference at Senior Centers and other public places. Maybe even available to buy for groups who want to provide important information about community resources to their members. Could that be arranged?

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