The September-October issue of The Best Times magazine is on its way in the mail with a cover story featuring low-income adults making their ends meet at a subsidized apartment facility as Johnson County makes plans for a future housing study and a housing taskforce.
Other articles include:
- The first federal Census in Johnson County in 1860 included questions asking if any of the 4,364 residents were “blind, deafmute, insane, idiotic, a pauper or a convict.” The Census also wanted to know the number of slaves in the territory of Kansas.
- The upcoming 2019 Johnson County Veterans Day event on Nov. 11 in Olathe plans to honor women veterans/women in the military, past and present, as special guests along with all local veterans from all wars.
- The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment gears up for the upcoming flu season by offering public vaccinations along with serving medically homebound residents.
- An exhibit on “Latinos in the Heartland” opens after Labor Day at the Johnson County Museum in the Arts & Heritage Center, Overland Park.
- The Live Well Age Well Expo is set in mid-October at the Marriott Overland Park.
- More and more older adults are using social media to stay connected, educated and informed in their lives.
- And, the Johnson County Genealogy Society and Johnson County Library help residents put together their family puzzles.
Download the magazine here.