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Elijah, Andre, Anthony & Gladys's Success Stories: Healthy Homes Initiative in Johnston County

Updated: Aug 4, 2020



“Elijah” is a senior citizen in Johnston county suffering from diabetes, musculoskeletal disease, heart disease and arthritis. His shower was becoming unsafe for him to use, so the Healthy Homes Initiative program bought and installed a handicap accessible shower for him. He was so excited about his new shower. “I can now shower twice a day and don’t have to worry about getting stuck in the bathroom.”


Andre and Kelley's Story


"Anthony”, a Johnston county resident, is a senior citizen who suffers from COPD, asthma, heart disease and suffered a stroke. He was living in a home where his front porch had fallen off and he no longer could enter his home using his motorized wheelchair. The Healthy Homes Initiative funds provided a wheelchair accessible ramp. work. We would have never been able to replace our carpet without the help from the Healthy Homes Initiative program.”