Tag archives: Easy Lift

Easy Lift
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 7, 2021

Several years ago, my elderly neighbor gave up driving due to recurring hip injuries and a debilitating autoimmune disease. Sometimes I’d look across our cottage complex and notice a taxi waiting to take her to doctor appointments or grocery shopping – she was old-fashioned enough to not even own a smartphone, so Lyft and Uber […]

Friendship Center, Easy Lift, and Bucket Brigade Team Up for Home Food Deliveries
By Nick Schou   |   April 2, 2020

Since 1979, Montecito’s non-profit Friendship Center has provided group therapy for senior citizens from Monday through Friday at its rustic headquarters on Eucalyptus Lane. Normally by mid-morning on a weekday, the center would be a buzz of activity, with caregivers dropping off members to enjoy a day full of live music, therapy dog yoga, talks […]

Where To?
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 6, 2020

Montecito resident Carole Bennett has started a private transportation business, offering driving services to seniors in our community. Where To? was launched last year, when Bennett was connected to seniors in need at Casa Dorinda; one of whom she began taking on errands around town. “I quickly realized there was a need for a friendly […]