DEATH OF BILL DE LA GARZA

We are sad to report the death of Bill de la Garza, who served on the RELAC Board of Directors for more than 20 years, five terms as president.

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Help RELAC Fight Hunger

RELAC for the third year will raise money for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to provide food to seniors, homeless and unemployed individuals, and low-income families. Your assistance is needed.

Click here for more information.
Click here to donate.

Stay Healthy This Winter

  • Get vaccinated, boosted and treated.
  • Stay home if you’re sick.
  • Wear a well-fitted respirator mask indoors.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Disinfect & wipe down surfaces.

RELAC MEMBERS VOTE ON BYLAWS

RELAC members approved bylaws amendments and director compensation at the Jan. 26 general membership meeting.

For summary, click here.

For full text, click here.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FILING OPENS

The filing period for RELAC’s 2023 scholarship program is Jan. 1 – March 1. Five $1,000 scholarships are available for RELAC members, their children and grandchildren.

Click here to review the flyer.  Click here for the application.

GRANTS HELP SENIORS FIX HOMES

A County grant program will allow seniors to make improvements to their homes to enable them to live safely and independently.

Click here for information on the program.

Website Lists Senior Services

A new website has been created to make it easier for older adults, families and caregivers to navigate and access County services.
 
Click here for press release.
Click here for the website.

In-Home Vaccines Available

If it is difficult to leave home to get vaccinated, you are eligible for an in-home COVID-19 vaccine.

To schedule an appointment, call (833) 540-0473 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. or click here to register.

YOUR HELP NEEDED TO CHANGE UNFAIR SOCIAL SECURITY REDUCTIONS

RELAC has joined the national Alliance for Public Retirees in support of H.R. 2337. We hope you will add your name to the Alliance’s online petition to urge Congress to approve the bill. Click here to sign petition.

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