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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)

~ COLUMBUS DAY ~

Christopher Columbus landed by ship in the New World on October 12, 1492.

Columbus was a native of Genoa, Italy. Over the years, the Italian Americans took up the
cause of honoring his achievements.

The 300th anniversary of his landing was
celebrated in New York City on October 2, 1742.



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 *

HONORING ALL WHO SERVED
ARMY*MARINE CORPS*
NAVY*AIR FORCE* COAST GUARD

We will be having our third annual
VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION
November 6th
11:00 AM

All Veterans and their spouses are invited to a
luncheon. The celebration will begin with a
ceremony at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is free
to all Veterans. Others are asked to make a
$4.00 donation.
Vendors will be there, and the event will
end later with a Bingo.
Veteran are being asked to state their branch
of service, when reservations are made.

TROPICANA

Tuesday, Oct0ber 8th

We will leave ay 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

This was so much fun!

Thank you for participating in this Great Outing!

Another one is being planned!!
Watch your newsletter for a date!


UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA
October 3, 2019

9:30 AM

Alzheimer's is not part of normal aging.
It's a disease of the brain that causes problems

with memory, thinking and behavior.

You will learn about:

*The impact of Alzheimer's.

*The difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia.

*Alzheimer's disease stages and risks factors.

*Current research and treatments available to address some symptoms.

*Alzheimer's Association resources.

Posey County Council on Aging
611 W. Eighth Street

RSVP - 1-800-272-3900

For Your Reservation

 

LUNCH OUTING AND TRIP TO THE ZOO!

Thursday, October 24th
We will leave the Center at 10:00 AM.
After visiting the zoo ~ we will eat lunch in the
Cross Eyed Cricket.
The cost will be $15.00 for admission to the zoo
and transportation.
Lunch will be on your own, as usual.



~*~ 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
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: 812-682-4477
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: October, 2019

Websites by Silver Moon

Designers:

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