Oliver Patton, Jr., is the Founder and the President/CEO/ED of Open Arms 101. His passion and heart for the aging population runs deep. His vision for Open Arms 101 is to become a trailblazing organization offering unique and needed services. The programs include delivering care packages to the aging population who are or may be living at or below the poverty line, giving them hope and letting them know that they are thought about, that they matter, and that there is an organization that cares enough to bring services with a smile right to their door.
Oliver is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Master's degree in Psychology and a Bachelor's degree in Human Services with a focus on Addiction Counseling.
Open Arms 101 was founded in 2016 and has been blessing the elderly (#AdvanceFolk) ever since. In 2019 Open Arms 101 received its IRS tax-exempt status.
What We Do
Case Management Services - providing case management wrap-around services for our clients. They never have to come to our office for services. We deliver love on wheels!
Care Package Giveaway Program - supplying needed items to seniors that include deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, fleece blankets, nonslip socks, diabetic socks, Vaseline, lotion, Word Search Large Print puzzle books, and much more.
Healthy Food Prep Program (COMING SOON!) - we will conduct food prep workshops showing the #AdvanceFolk how to prepare low-cost, healthy meals.
Healthy Education Literacy Program (COMING SOON!) - we will conduct health literacy workshops on diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, targeting the #AdvanceFolk in low-income communities.
Healthy Outcomes Program (COMING SOON!) - Program that works with #AdvanceFolk with diabetes and hypertension. Volunteer medical professionals will set up a regular schedule to visit the clients who register for the program that have blood pressure and blood sugar levels that are out of range.
Transportation (COMING SOON!) - we transport seniors to the store to shop for groceries, for medical appointments, and to pay bills.
First Time Again Day Trips (COMING SOON!) - to sporting events, museums, the zoo, the movies, and more.