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Plymouth Community Council On Aging Inc

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Mission: Coordinate programs, public and private, host speakers dealing with medical or informative information, which promote and safeguard the independence and well being of senior citizens, age 55 and older, in the greater plymouth community. A promary goal is to help seniors socialize and to advise and refer them and their families to local services and agencies and provide then with resources for home care, housing, financial and all other senior related issues.

Programs: Statement 3 service accomplishments- maintain, order and verify all records for the focus hope food program, to insure that seniors financially qualify to receive food supplement. The enrollment of qualified indivuals for the extra help medicare program. Workshops each year for medicare enrollment, medicare fraud, and medicare questions and changes. Arranged a legal aid and crime prevention program for seniors. Assist the plymouth united way with the registrations for the senior make a difference day fall and spring clean up and tefap food distribution. Provided 60 flu shots. Arranged for low income seniors to participate in the "project heat program" (cleaning and maintaining furnaces). Held informative presentations regarding, diabetes, depression, fall prevention, pain management, medicare open enrollment &medicare fraud, hearing testing twice a year, dementia, home care & housing, eye screenings, blood pressure checks, monthly, women's wellness and managing meds, estate planning, posture screening, exercises & nutrition. Provided resources for adult day care and elder abuse, transportation, utilities, emergency medical trips, chore program, ramps, cell phones and home care. Offered in partnership with plymouth community united way a one day senior health expo.

statement 4 program accomplishments -offered 12 monthly social and entertaining programs. Approximately 3215 attended 12 entertaining programs, approximately 910 attended informational and health related programs. Provided tai chi classes, walking club, writing club. We have chair exercise, wii bowling, senior cardio fitness, senior yoga. 39 plymouth seniors participated in the senior olympics.

statement 5-transportation accomplishments-overseeing the senior transportation service, which ensures that seniors get to their medical applointments as well as daily errands. Pcca board of directors overseeing all policies and procedures for the bus service. Senior bus social trips have been added to the program. New bus purchase

statement 6 program accomplishments-editing, publishing and distributing 12 issues of the sentinel newsletter, to approximately 760 members and 33 seniors agencies. The coordinating of seniors with local agencies to insure that seniors receive assistance, current and updated information.

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