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Seniors

March 22, 2013

Senior news

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For more information on the CarFit event, call Jennifer Cook at 745-3420.

 

Speedway AARP

will meet April 7

Speedway AARP Chapter No. 814 will meet at 2 p.m. April 7 in the basement of Speedway United Methodist Church, 5065 W. 16th St.

The speaker will be Lisa Pace from Bosma Enterprises. Many people have vision problems that can occur with aging. Bosma Enterprises provides programs and services for adults with low-vision impairments such as age-related macular degeneration.

The program will be followed by a short business meeting, refreshments, and fellowship.

People ages 50 and older are always welcome to attend and find out about AARP membership.

Donations for local food pantries are always appreciated.

For more information, call chapter President Betty Haley at 858-9836.

 

Local firm creates opportunity for local veterans

Roy Strong of Strong Financial Services has been helping families who are transitioning into the healthcare environment, whether it is assisted living, nursing home care, memory care, or home care.

The firm looks at it from a legal and financial perspective. Strong specializes in areas related to Medicaid and the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Pension Planning.

He said the Special Monthly Pension with Aid and Attendance is the government’s best kept secret.

“I cannot tell you how many seniors have told me that they called the Veterans Affairs and were told that this pension does not exist, or that they do not qualify,” Strong said in a press release. “The pension really does exist but learning how to qualify your family member for this benefit takes careful planning.”

To qualify for the pension, veterans must be disabled, or age 65; must have served 90 days in active service with at least one day during a declared time of war (World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, or the Gulf War); and must have been honorably discharged.

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  • What's going on at the senior center? The Hendricks County Senior Center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers the following activities: June 9 -- Fitness center open, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Loose as a Goose, 9:30 a.m.; Arthritis Fit program, 10 a.m.; Strong For Life, 10:30 a.m.;

    June 7, 2014

  • Health Matters event returns in this month Hendricks County Senior Services will sponsor Health Matters for senior citizens from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 20 at the Hendricks County Senior Center in Danville, directly behind Hendricks Regional Health. Health Matters features a number of health sc

    June 7, 2014

  • Park Square Manor offers Senior Showcase The staff at Park Square Manor will offer its Senior Showcase again this month, featuring another talented resident. Park Square manor honor seniors living in the community who display talent. This month they will highlight artist Ralph Willson. His

    June 7, 2014

  • Parkinson's Support Groupplans meeting for June 10 Hendricks County Senior Services (HCSS) will be sponsoring its monthly support group designed specifically for persons with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers, at 10:30 a.m. June 10 at the Hendricks County Senior Center. The support group is op

    May 31, 2014

  • HCSS plans Hoosier Park day trip on April 16 Hendricks County Senior Services is planning a day trip to Hoosier Park's spacious, single-level casino. The facility features 2,000 slot machines and e-table games in denominations ranging from a penny to $100. The trip is $30 per person and include

    April 12, 2014

  • HCSS seeks volunteers, donations "From Hendricks County's Oldest to Hendricks County's Newest" is the slogan that appears on bibs made by Hendricks County Senior Services volunteers for babies born at Hendricks Regional Health. Sharon Severy is activities director for the Hendricks

    April 5, 2014

  • Public is invited to learn more about Parkinson's The Parkinson's Awareness Association of Central Indiana, along with Rock Steady Boxing and Young Parkinson's of Indiana, will celebrate Parkinson's Awareness Month by hosting a public educational event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 at the Indianap

    April 5, 2014

  • Support for those with vision loss Hendricks County Senior Services hosts a monthly Vision Support Group at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Hendricks County Senior Center. The next meeting is 10:30 a.m. April 17. Support group facilitator Deanne Sanders-Below, an

    March 29, 2014

  • Bingo, spaghetti dinner set for April 11
 |The Danville Community High School National Honor Society students and United Way of Central Indiana Youth as Resources invite area senior citizens to their annual seniors' dinner. Attendees can enjoy a spaghetti dinner, prepared and served by the st

    March 29, 2014

  • The Breakfast Club to meet April 10 Hendricks County Senior Services invites guests to attend The Breakfast Club, presented by the Hatfield family, at 9 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Hendricks County Senior Center. The next Breakfast Club gathering is April 10. The B

    March 29, 2014

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