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News From Bancroft Senior Center


Bancroft Senior Center News by Connie Bargmann

* The senior center provides Information and Assistance to any individual who is looking for services for themselves or another person 60 years and older, the center manager and/or center participant can provide information to individuals on services available within the community. We link individuals to the services and opportunities that are available within or beyond the community itself. We will then establish adequate follow-up procedures to see that their needs were met. For more information call 402-648-3387.

*If you are 60 years and older and need information on programs designed to help keep you in your home longer or if you need legal help, contact Connie at 402-648-3387 or in the evening at 402-648-7648.

* We have the following medical equipment to loan out on an as need basis, wheel chair, bath seats, toilet seat riser and portable toilet chair, crutches or walkers. Call 402-648-3387 during office hours.

Meals on Wheels

*Would you like to get Meals on Wheels? Anyone over the age of 60 years and lives within the city limits are eligible for these meals. You may sign up anytime for the Meals on Wheels program; you can get the meals delivered however many times you want them each week. You must call 402-687-2332 before 8:30 a.m. if you want a meal that day. The suggested donation for the meals is $4.00.

 

Weekly Activities:

Wed. May 11: The melody chimers will practice at 9:00 a.m. The chair exercise group meets at 1:00 p.m. Bingo is at 2:00 p.m.

Thurs. 12: Tai Chi class at 9:30 a.m. and walking club at 10:45 a.m. Rolls and coffee from 9-11 a.m. the podiatrist will be here starting at 11:00 a.m., call and make your appointment. Cards and games will be played at 1:30 p.m. Make your meal reservations by 5:00 p.m. today.

Fri. May 13: Come and have coffee at 9:30 a.m. Pool tournament with Wisner pool players. The menu for the noon meal is hot beefs, mashed potatoes, corn and dessert. Our guest speaker will talk about Medicare at 12:20 p.m. Cards and games will be played in the afternoon.

Mon. May 16: There will be chair exercises at 1:00 p.m. The caregiver support group meeting is at 2:00 p.m.; the guest speaker will be Doris Osten and she will talk about Hospice.

Tues. May 17: Tai Chi class is at 9:30 a.m. Stop in for coffee at 10:00 a.m. Walking exercises 10:45 a.m. The chair exercise group meets at 1:00 p.m. Come and learn how to play Skip-Bo at 1:30 p.m. Board meeting will be at 3:45 p.m.

Wed. May 18: The melody chimers will practice at 9:00 a.m. The chair exercise group meets at 1:00 p.m. Open house today from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Free Coffee, Cookies and Bars.

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About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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