Senior Services

Senior Services

Healthy U – Chronic Disease Self Management Program 

Proven to be effective, Healthy U is a FREE six-session workshop that can help people with diabetes, asthma, arthritis, heart disease and other life long conditions.

Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health — and your life.

Complete the workshop and receive a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition.

This workshop can be also be taken by those who do not have a chronic condition but are wanting to find ways to help a friend or family member to better self-manage their chronic condition.

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance (MOB) is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity level of older adults who have this concern.

During a series of eight 2-hour workshops, participants learn to:

  • View falls and fear of falling as controllable
  • Set realistic goals for increasing activity
  • Recognize fall risk factors and
  • Engage in range of motion exercises to increase strength & balance

This is a FREE workshop. Targeting anyone 60 and over but no one is turned away.

Homemaker Aide Program

Helping seniors maintain the independence of living in their own home. An aide goes to the homes of persons age 60 or over who are unable to do their own housework, and provides homemaker services. Services include vacuuming, dusting, cleaning bathrooms, washing dishes, mopping floors, laundry and shopping. This is a small program that employs one aide. Program recipients must reside in Fayette County. This is a cost-share program which means based on income there may be a suggested portion the client pays toward the service.

 

 

 

National Family Caregiver Program

The Caregiver Program offers one time assistance with Respite Care and supplemental services such as purchasing medication, house and rent payments, utility bills, food and medical equipment, and much more depending on the applicant’s needs. This Title III funded program provides support services to persons who are acting in a caregiver capacity to a person age 60 or over. Support services include respite care for the caregiver, emergency payments for the client or the caregiver and linkage to other needed services. Caregivers or Care recipients must be Seniors ages 60 and over and must reside in Fayette County. This is a cost-share program which means based on income there may be a suggested portion the client pays toward the service.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm

Contact Information

Contact: Judy Havens @ 740-335-7282 ext.132 or click here to email Judy.