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SENIOR CITIZENS MOBILE FOOD PANTRY –  The Mobile Pantry will be at Hancock County Fairgrounds from 1-3 on the first Tues. of the month. Nov. 7th  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. Nov. 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.

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.  Nov. 1st  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.  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 on Nov. 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 Nov. 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 Nov. 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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