With the combined efforts of Ameren and Madison County Community Development, Senior Services Plus in Alton was able to get new window-unit air conditioners in the homes of some needy area seniors.  Almost as soon as the units arrived at SSP, they were turned around and sent out to those who the agency identified as having the most need, according to Executive Director John Becker.

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Becker says it's no secret that times are tough, so the seniors who received the units were very grateful.  Becker wants to remind the public that in extreme heat, you should check in on the elderly every now and then to make sure they are doing well.

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