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Struggling to Serve an Aging Community

By Reagan ConnellyOn Tuesday, July 26, 2022, Director Carla Frase met with the Jefferson County Commissioners regarding Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging (BRAAA).BRAAA is an agency that helps elderly people with housekeeping, serving meals and other day to day tasks and serves southeastern Nebraska in Jefferson, Gage, Thayer, Johnson, Otoe, Nemaha, Pawnee and Richardson counties.Frase joked that BRAAA does not get a lot of publicity, “We are the best kept secret,” she said. She added the agency has been trying to get their name out there more.“We are all advocating our services and how we work together,” she said. “We have a lot of connection...

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