# 24 She is Determined To Walk

Ms Shirley Owens has lived in Boynton Beach since July of 1992. Shirley is determined to walk, She has suffered two strokes. Immediately after.her strokes in 2017. She was wheelchair bound. Mrs Shirley has come to terms with her prosthetic eye. She is involved with one of the best Health Care Systems in Palm Beach County PACE. Mrs Owens is very high spirited and a real conversationalist.especially those talks involving her son. Mrs Shirley’s son retired from the Navy 5 years ago. He is now employed with the California Sheriff’s Office as a leader in Cold Cases. Mrs Owens was an Office Manager at St John Boynton Beach under Rev L. Cheney for 11 years.She as been retired since 1997 from BellSouth. Mrs Owens participates in PACE Adult Day Care Program The Program will start again on July 6,2020. Mrs Owens could use some assistance with her Electric. Mrs Owens says That the bible says refers to plagues.

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: 2020-06-22 00:00:00
  • Emotional tone: Neutral
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Friends and family, and My community
  • Is the story health-related? NA

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  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being alone, Being around too many people, Health of my friends and/or family, Health of the community, My health, Safety of my neighborhood, and Safety of those who can't care for themselves

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