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Thursday, March 30, 2017
What is a Memory Café? Memory Café at CHEER is an informal social gathering for memory and cognitively impaired individuals and their caregivers. The Café is an “open house” model with independent activities for those seeing fellowship, information, and resources. Attendees at the Memory Café are...

CHEER ventures into senior living in big way

Thursday, March 23, 2017
125 independent living condos, 120 assisted living units and a 120-bed nursing home facility are planned. CHEER operates seven senior community centers across Sussex County, but its the next project may be its biggest undertaking yet. The nonprofit organization plans to build a retirement community...

March for Meals on Wheels Campaign Fights Senior Isolation and Hunger

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
CHEER, Inc. announces that it will be participating in the 15 th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on its vital safety net. CHEER’s March for Meals celebration will include Meals on Wheels delivery by...

CHEER Takes Bus to Philadelphia Flower Show

Friday, February 10, 2017
The CHEER Travel Club will sponsor a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday, March 13, 2017. The Flower Show has been a top destination horticultural event since 1829. It attracts thousands of visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Holland:...

Former CHEER Board Member Passes

Monday, February 6, 2017
CHEER is sad to report that longtime Board of Directors member Howard Carlton “Hobby” Stevenson, Sr., 87, of Milton passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. Mr. Stevenson retired from his position with CHEER last fall. “CHEER will deeply miss Mr. Stevenson. His expertise...

CHEER Needs to Fill Santa's Sleigh

Monday, December 5, 2016
Meals on Wheels Sussex County, DE at CHEER is kicking off its Senior Sleigh Campaign for the Christmas holiday. CHEER is asking the Sussex County community to help fill the sleigh so that each senior receiving a meal on Christmas day can have a gift along with their meal. Gifts will be accepted...

CHEER receives grant from Meals on Wheels of America in the amount of $2,500

Thursday, July 21, 2016
CHEER was the recipient of a $2,500 grant in June of 2016 to expand our “Paw Prints Making a Difference” through a generous donation from the Meals on Wheels Loves Pets Grant. We are pleased to say with these funds we will be able to meet the needs of 260 seniors and their furry companions. Along...

CHEER Honors Personal Assistance Employees

Thursday, June 9, 2016
CHEER, Inc., a non-profit agency that has been serving the needs of Sussex County seniors since 1971, honored two of its Personal Assistance Services Agency (PASA) employees for their dedication to their customers. The commendations to Lashonda Stanley and Nancy Smith were given June 8 during the...