PCCA Senior Events Schedules

  

New Harmony Senior Center– 607 Main St., New Harmony – 812-838-4656
Exercise

  • Chair Yoga:  Tuesdays – 1:30 p.m. No charge for the first 20 people!!

Health

  • Blood Pressure Check – 4th Wednesdays – 11:00 a.m. –  812-838-4656

Meals

  • Lunch: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday – 11:30 a.m. – Call 812-205-5798 or 812-838-4656 one day in advance.

Fun

  • Clabber:  Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday – 9:00 a.m.
  • Bingo:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 11:45 a.m.


Poseyville Senior Center – 60 N Church St, Poseyville – 812-874-2307
Exercise

  • Silver Sneakers - Monday & Friday – 9:00 a.m. – exercises for staying limber

Health

  • Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks – 4th Fridays – 9:00 a.m. – Posey County Health Department

Meals

  • Lunch:  Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday – 11:30 a.m. – Call a day in advance by 10:00 a.m. – 812-874-2307.
  • Hal & Pete Pitch-in Meal & Entertainment – 3rd Tuesdays - Music at 10:00 a.m. followed by pitch-in meal
  • Donuts – 2nd Fridays – 9:00 a.m.

Fun

  • Bingo - Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 11:45 a.m. after lunch
  • Clabber Tournament - 2nd Tuesdays – 9:15 a.m. – Call to confirm tourney dates.


Mt. Vernon Senior Center – 611 W. 8th St, Mt Vernon – 812-838-4656
Exercise

  • Walking:  Silver Striders:  Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 6:00 – 7:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church Gym, 601 Main St, Mt Vernon – enter through double doors at the gymnasium
  • Exercise Class:  Tuesday & Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – Low-impact exercises for keeping limber
  • ExerciZe Program: Thursdays – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Exercise Equipment (free use; walk-in) Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Health

  • Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar checks: 4th Wednesday  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  by Posey County Health Nurse
  • Health Resources:  Call 1-800-915-1919 for more information.
  • Medicare Options Counseling:  2nd & 4th Wednesday - 8:30 – 12:00 noon.

Meals

  • Lunch:  Every Wednesday at 12:00 noon.  Call one day in advance to register - 812-838-3656

Fun

  • Clabber Tournament – Wednesdays – Call one day ahead to register 
  • Clabber for Learners – Thursdays – 1:00
  • Bridge:  1st & 3rd Mondays – 1:00 p.m.  New players are welcome.
  • Bingo:  Wednesdays – 12:30 p.m.

Learning

  • Water Color & Drawing Class:  Thursdays –  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

Other Services

  • Transportation:  Monday-Friday.  Call at least 24 hours ahead of your appointment time to schedule a ride - 800-915-1919.
  • Computer Lab: open Monday - Friday – 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 a.m.

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Posey County Council on Aging (PCCA)611 W. 8th St, Mt Vernon - 812-838-4656 or 1-800-915-1919 

Van  Transportation Service
The PCCA van is available to all Posey County seniors for transportation to doctor appointments, shopping and various activities. The van is Medicaid approved, wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to one of these numbers: 812-838-4656 or 812-838-4584.
Lunches
Call your local Senior Center to register one day in advance.
Exercise
The exercise class meets at the center in Mt. Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m.  If you care to exercise at your own pace, the center offers a wide range of equipment.  The program is free and equipment is available for use any weekday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Medicare Options Counseling
A SWIRCA Options Counselor will be available at the Posey County Council on Aging in Mt. Vernon every 2nd & 4th Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Counselors can look at a person's needs and go over the options that may be available to them.  The session is FREE.  Counselors can help with government services, Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, nutrition, Social Security, nursing homes, Veteran's Administration, housing, and more.
Bridge Club
If you are interested in playing bridge and having a good time with friends, join the Bridge Club.
Clabber
Clabber tournaments are scheduled regularly. See below for the schedule at sites around the county. Call for details.  If you don' know how to play clabber, join the group that is learning each Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Center in Mt. Vernon. Refreshments are served.

Resources for Seniorsactivities, events and information for our important senior citizens  

Tips for Seniors & Those Who Care for Seniors


Health Tips for Easing Arthritis Pain and Stiffness at Work
Sitting at a desk and working at a computer all day can be painful for those suffering with arthritis.  The Arthritis Foundation offers these suggestions to make work less painful.

  • Take regular breaks every 20 minutes to 30 minutes, getting up to stretch and move around.
  • Make sure your desk chair fits you well, and sit with your feet flat on the floor.
  • Set up your computer screen so it's level with your eyes.
  • Place papers in a document holder so they're easier to see without straining.

If your chair lacks lumbar support, use a rolled-up towel or small pillow to provide better support for your lower back.
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Should You Be Concerned About Your Loved One?
If your parent or elderly loved one has been acting out of character, it could be a sign that they need advanced care services — or, it could be nothing. Before you get worried, get informed.  Here are the specific changes you should watch for:

  • Personal hygiene problems
  • Home in disarray or needing to be cleaned
  • Weight loss or weight gain - check for spoiled food or insufficient food in the home
  • Failure to manage medications or medical appointments
  • Increased difficulty with mobility (such as climbing stairs or using a bathtub)
  • Changes in judgment, mood, or overall behavior
  • Increased forgetfulness - check for unopened mail or unread newspapers
  • Missed bill payments or other financial difficulties
  • Unusual or extravagant purchases that are out of character
  • Decreased social activities or failing to maintain friendships

Check with the family physician or other health professional to find the help they may need.

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