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 mealsite, socialization and recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping and other personal trips, needed services and community agencies.
Specialized Transportation for handicapped individuals...medical transportation for Medicaid recipients of any age 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, special events and ceramics classes.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings by trained volunteers from within the community.
Congregate Meals provide a nutritional noon-time meal on Monday and Thursday of each week. 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, health screenings, blood pressure checks, educational programs to promote healthy lifestyles.
Public Information provides public information of importance to elderly persons, changes in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, etc., also includes schedule of events and activities and information on special events for the elderly.
Resident Repair/Renovation provides for home repairs and/or home maintenance to persons 60 years and older who own their own homes; includes adaptations for homes of handicapped older individuals, such as wheelchair ramps, safety bars, small porches and steps, other repairs as deemed necessary for the safety and well being of the individual and when funding allows for such repairs and/or modifications.
|Frequently Asked Questions|
Q: Is there a cost for services?
Q: Who is eligible for transportation
Q: Will I be able to take someone with me when I
have a doctor appointment?
Q: What days are meals served at the senior
Q: Who is eligible for home
Q: Who do I call for services?