PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Congregate Meals – No fee Hot lunches provided daily offering time of fellowship with others. Nutrition education offered.

Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels) – Frozen meals for home bound individuals in their homes. Nutrition education offered.

Homemaker (AHCA Registration # 235253– Assistance with laundry, bed changing, washing dishes, light house cleaning, etc. A fee may be assessed

Personal Care Assistance with shaving, bathing, washing hair, grooming, dressing, etc. A fee may be assessed

Respite Care – Sitters come into home and care for clients to allow family caregivers time for rest. A fee may be assessed

Companionship (AHCA Registration # 235253 – Providing companionship for homebound client, personal grooming and other duties requested by client.

Education – Information provided by staff and other agencies to clients. Clients also educated in frauds, fraud detection and other areas. Information offered on heart health, cancer awareness, etc.

Outreach – Representatives of this agency going out into the community, assessing the needs of elderly people and informing them of available services.

Recreation – Bingo, dominoes, movies, arts & crafts, music class, quilting & sewing, sing-alongs, picnics, field trips, holiday parties, entertainment by local talent, etc.

Telephone Reassurance – Volunteers make phone calls to those who are homebound to provide human contact, care, and comfort.

Transportation – We contract with JTrans to provide transportation for qualified clients to the Congregate Meal Site. Transportation are scheduled for group outings and other special trips.

USDA Food Coupons -Coupons are issued to qualified seniors to purchase fruits and vegetables.

Health Support – Various Home Health agencies come to mealsite to do free blood pressure and weight check. Treadmills and exercise bikes available for use. Free vision, hearing, blood sugar, and cholesterol screenings offered periodically.

AARP Grant Funding for disaster assistance.