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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 possible
with 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 agingthroughout 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, additional
days 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.

~ DUES ARE DUE ~ NOW ~ 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)


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 *

The staff
and employees
of the Posey County Council
on Aging would like to wish each
and everyone a very Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year!

We
are glad you
participate in our
centers' activities and encourage
other to do so.

As you
celebrate the holiday
season and look forward
to a new year, we wish you the best.


MAY YOU ALWAYS

Faith, hope and charity
May we always have these
Not just at Christmas time
But all the year throughout.

We tend to have more faith
More hope and charity
During the season
But can we keep it always?

May you always have
Something to hope for
Faith in something biggr than you
and, dreams that come true.

And may you always
Share with others
Your blessings as a result
Of your hopes, faith asnd dreams.

~ Catherine Pulsifer


 

TROPICANA

Tuesday, December 10th

We will leave
the Mt. Vernon Center at 10:00 AM
then return at 2:00 PM

Cost: $5.00
Tropicana will provide each person with
$5.00 in play money in the casino.


Call to make your reservation

 

CHRISTMAS TREE GIVING TO THE NEEDY


A
Christmas Tree
is in the Mt. Vernon
Center. It will be decorated
with ornaments with names of
items you may wish to donate.

.................

Last
year
with the help
of our three centers'
participants - we were able
to give out needed items for our
local elderly community members at
Christmas time. We will be doing that again
this year.

...............

Any
donations
including monitary,
will be greatly appreciated
and will be helpful to those seniors
who are in need. If you want to leave
a donation in any of the centers, we will
gladly pick them
up.

..............

"Thank you" for helping with this wonderful,
very, needed project!

ALL CENTERS CLOSING IN DECEMBER

Tuesday, December 24 ~ Wednesday, December 25
in observation of Christmas.
Also: Tuesday, December 31 in observsation of New Year's Eve.

We are asking for donations of .6 oz. Solo drinking cups.
Any donation is greatly appreciated.


Check out the Trips, Trivia, and Tidbits Page!
Exciting Trivia, Names of Christmas Song, Etc.



~*~ TRIPS PLANNED BY PCCA ~*~

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 historic
King William District. We'll take a riverboat
Ride on the Paseo del Rio and much more.

This is another great, Lifestyle Tour.

Brochures are available!

NASHVILLE, TN
Friday, December 6th

In conjuction with Lifestyle Tours we have planned this day trip.
The cost is only $77! There will be a day of Christmas shopping in Opry Mills,
and enjoy seeing the Christmas lights in and around Opryland Hotel.

Please call Lifestyle Tours at: 812-682-4477
to 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 the Biscayne Bay, visit the enchanting
Coral Castle, visit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, as well as
visit the Island City of Key West.

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

$419, double occupancy
Several have sign 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 a
guided tour of Ashville, view the St. Lawrence Basilica, and
take a guided tour on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Website page last updated: December, 2019

Websites by Silver Moon

Designers:

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