Tricia Dixon

Chill Out event helps seniors beat the heat

Chill Out event helps seniors beat the heat

As a volunteer for the Council on Aging of West Florida, Judy Allen knows what it’s like to go into a warm home on an unbearably hot summer afternoon. “I’ve encountered a lot of those situations visiting clients,” Allen said. “But sometimes they don’t feel as warm as I am, so you suffer through it. […]

Volunteers make huge impact in lives of seniors

Volunteers make huge impact in lives of seniors

Tricia Dixon has only been the volunteer program manager for the Council on Aging of West Florida for six months and it’s safe to say she has stayed busy. After all, it’s no easy task coordinating more than 300 volunteers who fill a crucial need for senior citizens in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Read […]

Council on Aging brightens lives of others

Council on Aging brightens lives of others

Council on Aging of West Florida Activities Supervisor Margaret Jerauld can say with confidence the distribution of gifts to clients during the Christmas season was a success. Through the efforts of volunteers and the generosity of donors, more than $31,000 worth of gifts were distributed to 791 clients in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. It […]