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In order to better serve you, we are launching a survey on your feelings about transportation service in Hancock County.  Even if you do not use our service, your feedback is important to guide future decisions.   Thank you for participating.

Our Transportation Survey is online at:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HancockTransportation

 

We appreciate you!

 

Healthy Harvest Schedule  June 25 to Oct. 15

Mondays:  Cumberland Town Hall, 11501 E. Washington St.  8-12                         Hancock County Regional Hospital,  801 State St.   8-12                                                  Hancock Wellness Center, McCordsville   505 N. Clearview Dr.  1-4                                  Gateway Community Church, Fortville      400 W. Church St.  1-4                                    Wednesdays:  219 Main St. Morristown  8-12                                                                  New Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce    42 E. Main  8-12                                      St. Michael Church, 519 Jefferson Blvd.  1-4                                                            Knightstown Health Care Center, 224 W. Main St.  1-4                                        Fridays:  330 N. Main St.  Shirley  8-12                                                                      Jane Pauley Health Center, 1107 N. State St.  8-12


SENIOR CITIZENS MOBILE FOOD PANTRY –  The Mobile Pantry will be at Hancock County Fairgrounds from 1-3 on the first Tues. of the month. Sept. 11th is the next available day. ID is required and participants must be 55+ and a resident of Hancock County.  Please bring a wagon, cart, or bags/boxes to carry your food!

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY –  The Mobile Pantry will be at Hancock County Fairgrounds from 3-5 on the second Monday of the month.  Aug. 13th is the next available day. The Mobile Pantry is open for ANYONE to receive food.  No proof of residency or income is required.  Please bring a wagon, cart or bags/boxes to carry your food.

SHIP AND LEGAL SERVICES – Representatives from SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) and Indiana Legal Services will be available at Hancock County Senior Services, 1870 Fields Boulevard, on the first Wednesday of each month from 9 am-noon. Sept. 5th will be the next available day.   Appointment required.  Call 317-462-3758 to make your appointment   Seniors can get Medicare counseling and seniors 60+ can obtain legal advice. Meals and More and Senior Farmer”s Market vouchers are now available.  Call to fill out an application.  There is no cost for the visit, however donations are recommended.

Thrive After 55 – A woman’s Health and Wellness Information and Support group.  Meets the first Thursday of the month from 10:30 – 11:30 at Hancock County Senior Services.  The next group meeting is Thursday, Sept. 6th..

LADIES DAY OUT –  Ladies Day Out extends an invitation to women of all ages to join them at Cracker Barrel on Aug. 14th beginning at 1:00 pm. Ladies Day Out has no dues, no business meetings, no age restrictions, – just food, friendship and fun. Reservations for the dutch treat luncheon are requested by Friday, Aug. 10th.  Please call the Senior Services office 317-462-3758.

CICOA COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
A representative from CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions can be at Hancock County Senior Services on the 2nd Wed. of the month from 9-noon to provide information for older adults, persons with a disability, and family caregivers. This service is by appointment only; please call 317-462-3758 to make an appointment.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have or are affected by Parkinson’s Disease. This is a self-help group run by and for people who live with the challenge of this chronic condition. It is a place to be yourself, to receive and share information, to offer mutual support and to add a circle of friends. The group will meet in a lower level classroom at the hospital on the second Monday of each month from 2:30-4:00 pm. The next meeting of this group will be Aug. 13th.  Guest speaker TBA   For more information, contact Kit at Hancock County Senior Services at 317-462-3758 or kitp57@hcssi.org.

SMOKE DETECTOR BATTERY CHANGES
Need help changing the batteries in your smoke detectors? The Handyman for Hancock County Senior Services is available to change batteries in smoke detectors for seniors by request.  There is no cost for this service, however donations are appreciated.  Please call 317-462-3758 for more information.

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