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Mission Statement

The Posey County Council on Aging is a n0n-profit agency
created for the purpose of improving the life of older
Americans. The primary objective
of the Agency is threefold:

1) To enable older adults to live in their homes
as long as possiblewith appropriate supportive services;

2) To remove individuals and social barriers to economic
and personal independence for older persons,
including the provision of opportunities
for volunteer activities;

3) To act as an advocate of older persons in developing
community resources for the aging throughout the
Posey County area while providing a
comprehensive service network.

Each PCCA Center offers a variety of activities.
Please check the calendar for additional information.


The Posey County Council on Aging



Come Ride with Us!

Our service schedule runs Monday thru Friday. If medical
conditions warrant, additionaldays and times are added.
The trip destinations include: dialysis, treatment facilities,
medical, dental and eye doctor appointments; as well
as hospital, cancer treatment centers, and same day
surgery centers. In addition, we transfer elderly
and handi capped for our nutrition program,
shopping, and other general errands.

Take a ride in the versatile vehicle that has been added to our
fleet of vans! This van will hold three wheelchairs or any
combination totaling nine passengers! INDOT has
been very generous - along with grant money from
the Posey County Community Foundation!

The newest addition to our fleet is a 2019 Dodge
which was obtained by an INDOT Grant!
It is a low floor, mini van with wheel chair access.
This makes the 10th vehicle that is available to
transport Posey County residents!


Please schedule transportation in advance by calling:
838-4656 or 1-800-915-1919. If you need a ride
Please call either of the above numbers


~ WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT ~

To maintain growth in the Posey County Council on Aging
we NEED your help!

Please fill out one of the forms in YOUR CENTER.
We need your name, address, month and date
of your birth, and telephone number.

Let us know if there is a new member who wishes to be
added to receive the PCCA Newsletter or an e-mail address
for him or her. Also, please let us know if anyone who is
receiving a PCCA Newsletter does not wish to receive it.

Yearly dues is ONLY $5.00 and with Many Benefits!
Thanks to all who have paid their 2019 dues!

Dues for the Posey County Council on Aging
gives you MUCH for YOUR MONEY!

ANNOUNCING.....FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITIES
from the
POSEY COUNTY SENIOR CENTER!


We have great exercise equipment!
Come try this out!



What Else Continues?

REMEMBER: When schools in Posey Co. are cancelled
for inclement weather -the Three Centers will Also Be Closed.


Senior Resource Guide of Southwest Indiana
Now online at: resources.swirca.org

Do you need Health Coverage?
Do you need help with Health Insurance Problems???

Call: 812-838- 4656



(For More Information ~ Check under Senior Resources)

 

CHAIR YOGA

Come Join Us for Chair Yoga

Beginning Monday, September 9th - 9:00 AM

with Deidre Barnes from RPI Physical Therapy
in the Posey County Council on Aging Center
Everyone Welcome!



Wildcat Car Wash in Mt. Vernon has an offer too good to pass up!

Each time you go to the car wash - please punch in
4656 ~ then...
PCCA will receive a 5% donation each time you get your car washed!


* Activities Calendar *

"Bring the World to Your Door"
There is homebound delivery service that is available
from the Alexandrian Public Library -
through Bookmobile Services!

If you are unable to visit the library due to illness or disability, the book service can come to you!
This temporary or permanent service is available to
any person who resides in:
Black, Point, Robinson, Marrs or Lynn townships.

There is no charge for this service.

Call: Sandy Hartman, Bookmobile Librarian
812-431-8528 for questions and/or visit arrangements.

TROPICANA

Tuesday, September 10th

We will leave at 10:00 AM and return at 2:00 PM
Cost will be $5.00
The Tropicana will provide each person with $5.00
in play money at the casino.
Please call to make your reservation.

 

MYSTERY OUTING

Thursday, September 12th

I have "scoped out" another mystery trip. It's going
to be awesome! It will be on Thursday, September 12th.
We will leave Mt. Vernon Center at 9:30 AM. The cost
will be $25 per person. We will have a full day
and you won't want to miss this one!


Please call to make your reservation.


SENIOR HEALTH FAIR

Thursday, September 19th ~ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

FREE
* Ear exam
* Rehab screening
* 02 screenings
* Fall risk assessment
* And MORE
Be sure and ask for your "Planned Ahead" Card


~Light snacks and drinks will be provided ~

Bring A Friend!

Join Solarbron, along with other vendors,
for your personal health check up.
Be sure to take your personal tour of the independent
living, and our rehabilitation area.

SOLARBRON ~ Family-first Senior Living from CarDon
www.Solarbron.org
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Please call to let us know if you are interested in attending.
~~ 812-838-4656 ~~

 

"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns,
or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses."
.................. .... Abraham Lincoln



~*~ TRIPS PLANNED BY PCCA ~*~


LANCASTER SHOW TRIP
AND THE DUTCH COUNTRY

September 30th - October 5th

This trip is fully booked!

Our new trip with Lifestyle Tours is to
San Antonio, Texas! Please book this
great, Christmas get-a-way!

TRIP TO SAN ANTONIO
December 1 - 5, 2019

Come fly with us to San Antonio! Double occupany
is only $2,199. It will feature San Antonio' s historic
missions, River Walk restaurants and Spanish
architeture. A visit to the Alamo will show
where men made the ultimate sacrifice for
freedom. Then see the LBJ Ranch, and
the historicKing William District. We'll
take a riverboatRide on the Paseo del
Rio and much more.
This is another great, Lifestyle Tour.

Brochures are available!

NASHVILLE, TN
Friday, December 6th
Friday, Dember 6th
In conjuction with Lifestyle Tours we have planned this
day trip.
The cost is only $77! There will be a day of
shopping in Opry Mills, and enjoy seeing the
Christmas lights in and around Opryland
Hotel.Please call Lifestyle Tours at:
812-682-4477to make
your reservation.

New Trips Planned for 2020!

MIAMI & KEY WEST FLORIDA
March 21-29, 2020

$959, double occupancy. This Diamond Tours Bus trip
includes 8 nights lodging and 13 meals.You will take
a cruise on Biscayne Bay, visit the enchantingCoral
Castle, visit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens,
as well asvisit the Island City of Key West.

BILTMORE ESTATES & ASHEVILLE, NC
April 20-23, 2020

$419, double occupancy.Several have signed up for this trip!
This Diamond Tours Bus Trip includes: 3 nights' lodging.
It also includes visiting the spectacular Biltmore
Estate and garden; visiting the new Antler
Village and winery. You will have aguided
tour of Ashville; view the St. Lawrence
Basilica; andtake a guided tour on the
Blue Ridge Parkway.

Website page last updated: August, 2019

Websites by Silver Moon

Designers:

Susan L. (Reynolds) Shoaff and Donald W. Shoaff