FARMERS MARKET VOUCHERS STILL AVAILABLE: Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2021 – Vouchers are still available!
• Over 60 prior to June 1, 2021
• Monthly income under $1,500
• Resident of Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin or Pike County
You may pick up applications at the Generations’ office, 1019 N. Fourth St., Vincennes, or you can contact Alma Kramer at 812-888-4527 to have an application mailed to you. *Must provide ID and proof of income. First come first serve.
*Available ONLY to individuals who have NOT YET received vouchers for this year.
LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN AVAILABLE: Did you know that the local Ombudsman is available to advocate for residents of long-term care and residential facilities? The primary purpose of the Ombudsman is to promote and protect the resident rights guaranteed to residents under federal and state law. During this time of nursing home and other facility visitation restrictions, please know that Long Term Care Ombudsman services are still available to residents. While ombudsmen are restricted from visiting facilities, you can still talk with the ombudsman in your area via telephone or email.
• Toll-free 800-742-9002
• Direct Line: 812-888-5158
• E-mail: [email protected]
GENERATIONS OFFERS ONLINE RESOURCE – ACTIVE DAILY LIVING: Generations is excited to offer Active Daily Living, a FREE online health resource which can be accessed through the Generations website. Active Daily Living offers a variety of informational resources that support older adults and caregivers through interactive online tools and personalized content designed to maximize one’s ability to age in place. Users can browse the site for information on different aging and caregiving topics and can sign up to receive free monthly e-mails tailored to their own interests/needs. To access Active Daily Living, simply visit the Generations website at www.generationsnetwork.org and click on Active Daily Living on the home page. Here is an example of tips that are available on Active Daily Living: If you were to fall in the bathroom, your body might block the door. This can slow the arrival of needed help. Remove the bathroom door. Instead, hang a shower curtain on a doorway tension rod to create privacy. If needed, the curtain can be easily moved aside so help can reach you quickly.
GENERATIONS MAGAZINE: Our magazine is geared toward adults in pre-retirement and retirement years and promotes active aging and preventive health. It is published three times a year and is free to subscribers. All we need is your name and address. If you would like to receive future copies of the magazine, contact Brenda Hancock at 812-888-5146 or [email protected].
Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging & Disability, is a program of Vincennes University’s Community Services Division. Our agency connects individuals and caregivers to community resources and options for long-term care and in-home services. For more information, call 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5880 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org