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SENIOR MOBILE FOOD PANTRY  The Senior Mobile Food Pantry will be in Greenfield from 1-3 pm on the first Tuesday of the month.  May 2nd is the next available day. The Senior Mobile Pantry is open to Hancock County residents ages 55+. ID is required and you  need to bring bags or boxes to carry your food. The pantry is located at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St.

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY –  Th Mobile Pantry will be at Hancock County Fairgrounds from 3-5 on the second Monday of the month.  May 8th 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.

Great news!!  The Mobile Pantry is also scheduled in Fortville.  It is available the 4th Saturday of each month from 10-12 pm at Erlewein Mortuary, 124 Staat St.,  Fortville.

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. May 3rd 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 vouchers are now available.  Applications will be available on Wednesdays from 9-12.  There is no cost for the visit, however donations are recommended.

LADIES DAY OUT –  Ladies Day Out extends an invitation to women of all ages to join them at Cracker Barrel in Greenfield on May 9th 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 May 5th. Please call the Senior Services office 317-462-3758.

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 Monday May 9th.  The guest speakers TBA. For more information, contact Kit at Hancock County Senior Services at 317-462-3758 or

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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