The Coronavirus or Covid 19 is an outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified all over the United States. The Coronavirus to be a respiratory illness that includes symptoms of coughing, fevers and shortness of breath.

The new coronavirus can be spread from person to person. It is diagnosed with a laboratory test. There is no coronavirus vaccine yet. This virus can affect the young and the elderly, no one is immune.


Please Remember to Always:


  • Practice social distancing. Reframe from gathering in crowds of 10 or more, the less people the better.


  • Wash hands with soap or use hand sanitizer before preparing or eating food. During normal daily activities, such as working, praying, touching and playing, disease causing germs may get onto the hands and under the nails. If the germs are not washed off before preparing food or eating, they may get onto the food.


  • When arriving to your home, change into clean clothes. Dirty clothes should be washed with laundry soap before wearing out in the public again.


  • Turning away from other people and covering the nose and mouth with a tissue or the hand when coughing or sneezing. If this is not done, droplets of liquid containing germs from the nose and mouth will be spread in the air and other people can then catch the germs that you are releasing from your body.


  • MOST IMPORTANTLY, BE INFORMED, BE SAFE, BE PREPARED, BE READY!


Updated: Mar 3, 2020


A wise man by the name of Daniel Miller once said, “Those times of

transitions are great opportunities to look for recurring patterns in your life

and make adjustments to build on the good and reduce the bad.”





Mr. A. Rogers is from Illinois, he and his family currently reside in Richmond, Virginia.

He served in the United States Army for 10 years as an Army Specialist.

Mr. Rogers spend about eight months here with us in the Transition in Place family.

When the weather is nice and warm, Mr. Rogers enjoys fishing with his children, on

afternoons and weekends, Mr. Rogers doesn’t mind playing video games with his children.


A Word of Advice:

“Look to the stars and you can accomplish anything.”

Mr. Rogers used one word to describe the TIP Program, AWESOME.

His favorite part of the TIP program is the people and the amount of knowledge that

they possess.


Mr. Rogers goal for 2020 is to keep going forward and to never look back, and to always

find ways to better himself and his family..


Mr. C. Johnson is a native of Surry County, Virginia and currently resides in

Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Johnson served 2 ½ years in the United States Army, as a

Track Vehicle Mechanic, on his last tour he served as a Company Commander Driver.


During this period in which Mr. Johnson was enrolled in the Transition in Place

program, Mr. Johnson was able to learn the importance of money management,

saving money for a rainy day and the benefits of budgeting.


Back in Mr. Johnsons younger days, he took an interest in shooting pool, he enjoyed

singing, and bowling on the weekends.


Mr. Johnson was asked “If you were going to describe the TIP program, how would

you describe it?” He replied, “Life-changing experience, it’s a God sent program, it’s

a phenomenal program, I’m beyond thankful.”


Mr. Johnson’s goals for 2020 include him getting enrolled into the school for the

blind to brush up on his braille skills, at one of the Vision Impaired schools in

Cleveland Ohio later on this year, he intends to find more technology resources to

assist him with getting around and being independent.


He also plans on traveling a little more and spending time with his grandchildren.


Advice for current and future TIP clients?


“Try it and see, you’ll like it.” “It worked for me.” “If someone wants to help you, take

a leap of faith and let them help you.”


*February is known as American Heart Month, Age-related macular degeneration

(AMD) or Low Vision Awareness Month, and National Cancer Prevention Month.












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