Free housing offered for Tahoe seniors affected by fire
June 29, 2007
Sierra Place Retirement and Assisted Living Community announced Friday that it will offer free accommodations to senior citizens from South Lake Tahoe affected and/or displaced by the Angora Fire.
Free accommodations will be available for a period of up to one week.
Senior Citizens of the South Lake Tahoe area in need of supportive care including housing in a smoke-free environment, meals, and/or assistance with medications, dressing, and bathing are eligible for the free accommodations.
“So far, we have one senior citizen from the South Lake Tahoe area who has requested accommodations at our facility,” said Gregory Klick, Executive Director of Sierra Place. “We should be able to accommodate up to 10 senior citizens if necessary on a first come, first served basis.”
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“Senior citizens with respiratory illnesses are especially encouraged to contact us immediately. We will be able to provide bedding, meals, and other necessities for those who had to leave their homes minimal personal belongings. We have secured the services of an area physician and pharmacy to assist in the admission of any senior citizens in need,” Klick said.
For details, please call 775-841-4111. Sierra Place is located at 1111 West College Parkway in Carson City.