Franklin County Department of Aging Services' senior center provides a site where activities and programs geared to the elderly population, can be enjoyed.
The center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm, excluding holidays.
All persons aged 60 years or older are encouraged to come during these hours, for rest, recreation, information and assistance.
Services available to Franklin County Citizens aged 60 years and older are:
Transportation to and from congregate meal site (if qualified), socialization and recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping on scheduled days.
Specialized Transportation for handicapped individuals, as well as medical transportation for Medicaid recipients who lack transportation for medical services. (Advance scheduling is necessary.)
Socialization and Recreation activities to provide persons aged 60 years and older, opportunities to participate in constructive social experiences and leisure time activities; includes programs, dances, day trips and special events.
Congregate Meals provide a nutritional noon-time meal every Thursday (excluding holidays).Opportunities for non-homebound individuals to maintain their health, independence and social contacts.
Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Program provides programs and activities to help seniors stay fit and healthy. Includes exercise equipment, exercises led by trained staff and educational programs to promote healthy lifestyles.
Public Information provides public information of importance to elderly persons and also includes schedule of events and activities and information on special events for the elderly.