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06/20/2019 Contact: 850-413-6482

Leesburg Senior Center Named PSC Helping Hand


TALLAHASSEE — Leesburg Senior Center celebrates the contributions and encourages the engagement of its seniors in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.  As a participant in the Center’s recent Older Americans Month event, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is recognizing the Leesburg Senior Center as a 2019 PSC Helping Hand.

Each quarter, the PSC highlights a partner agency or organization whose clients are eligible for the federal Lifeline Assistance telephone/broadband discount program or need help reducing energy and water bills. Through these PSC Helping Hand partnerships, the Commission shares information to help consumers avoid scams and stretch their resources to meet monthly bills.

“We encourage our seniors to connect with programs and services that support their needs and abilities, like the PSC,” said Debra Galloway, Service Coordinator, Lake County. “The PSC’s visit during May’s Older Americans Month reminded our clientele to stay informed about their utility services and be aware of potential scams.

The PSC schedules events year round to reach those who can benefit from information on hurricane preparedness, scam protections, and energy and water conservation. Look for this year’s PSC Helping Hand outreach partner recognitions on the PSC’s homepage, www.floridapsc.com, under Hot Topics.

About the Leesburg Senior Center
Located in Leesburg, Florida, the Center brings together older adults who want to be engaged in their communities and with their peers and offers a wide array of services designed to support aging seniors in their efforts to live independently in their own homes, improving their ability to function and avoiding costly placement in long term care facilities.  For more information, call 866-653-9337.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.