Mission: Enriching lives, supporting independence.
Programs: The outreach program provides personal contact with homebound or isolated adults who have needs that must be met. Visits are conducted by licensed social workers. 2,537 units of service were provided this year.
the fitness/wellness program provides a variety of fitness equipment for use by the seniors at a miniumn cost or free to silversneakers eligible seniors. Silversneakers also provides the benefit of custom-designed classes taught by certified instructors.
activities are provided for the enjoyment of senior citizens and includes but is not limited to concerts, craft & computer classes, dances, trips, card clubs, bazaars and billiards.
the chore services provides simple household repairs and heavy duty house cleaning for adults ages 60 and older. Some of the tasks include window washing and seasonal maintenance. 1,342 units of service were provided this year. Total expenses for the year were 192,419, including grants of 12,229. Program service revenue was 37,188. The mobile meals provides short term meal delivery for persons recovering from surgery or illness. Meals are delivered by volunteer drivers at the noon hour and include both a hot lunch and bag lunch for the evening. Special dietary needs can be met. A fee is charged for this service and a sliding fee scale is available. The agency also runs a senior cafe at the senior building and lunch is served monday - friday for a minimal fee. These two services are combined for financial reporting purposes. 34,911 meals were provided during the year between these two services. Grocery delivery is also part of the food service group, 650 deliveries were made for the year. Total expenses for the year were 362,404, including grants of 104,449. Program service revenue was 130,783. For financial reporting purposes, the guardianship program and the volunteer expenses are combined into one expense category on the books of the agency on aging. The guardianship program provides a guardian for persons who have been found imcompetent by the probate court. Guardians can be guardians of the estate, the person or both. They are trained to serve seniors in the community who have no one else available to help them with basic life decisions including, but not limited to, living arrangements and medical care. Volunteer expenses are expenses that relate to the recruiting or work of volunteers. There were 299 volunteers during 2014 and the hours volunteered totaled 12,852. Volunteer hours included but weren't limited to the county trustee program, helping with the senior cafe, delivering mobile meals and groceries and helping with dances. This expense category also includes the expenses of volunteer projects that do not fall under any other category and expenses such as small gifts or the annual dinner party to thank the volunteers. Total expenses for both the guardianship program and volunteers for the year were 9,803, including grants of 4,549 and program service revenue of 3,215.