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All services are designed to help the elderly remain independent and to live in their homes as long as possible. Programs are supported by the State of West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services. Title III Older Americans Act, Upper Potomac Area Agency on Aging, Commission on Aging Family Services and local contributions.

Programs and activities are available to all persons age sixty years or older, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.

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Nutrition Program:

Home delivered meals are available for home-bound seniors. Donations to help offset the cost of meals will assist in keeping the nutrition program ongoing. Meals are served to persons 60+ at the following sites:

Petersburg Senior Center: Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon.
Maysville Fire Hall: Wednesday at 12:00 noon.
Dorcas Baptist Church: Tuesday at 12:00 noon.
Mt. Storm Village: Wednesday and Thursday at 12:00 noon.

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Transportation:

Transportation is provided for meals served at Petersburg, Mt. Storm & Dorcas. Transportation is available upon request for medical appointments, grocery & pharmacy, shopping and banking. Regular shopping on a scheduled route is available on Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am in the Petersburg area. Also, scheduled on the second Friday of each month is shopping trip to the Keyser area.

Personal Assistance:

Personal assistance is available to provide access to services or community resources.

In-Home Services:

Photo of in-home services being providedProvides personal care, food preperation, and light housekeeping to at-risk, frail persons to enable them to remain in their homes as long as possible, delaying or eliminating the need for institutionalization. This service is available at little or no cost to clients depending upon the program guidlines for Medicaid or Case Management.

Community Resources:

To provide current information on services, assess problems and link individuals with appropriate community resources in order to ensure that necessary services are delivered.

Senior Information:

Provide information geared to the interests and concerns of seniors.

Correspondance Services:

Read, write, interpret and or translate business and personal correspondence.

Shopping Assistance:

To provide assistance in obtaining food, clothing, medical supplies and household items for persons confined to their homes.

Telephone Services:

To telephone on a scheduled basis frail, elderly seniors in order to provide comfort, help and determine that they are safe and well.

Blood Pressure Services:

Blood presure clinics are held the second Thursday at the Petersburg Senior Center from 9:00am to 12:00 noon and at other nutrition sites on a regular basis.

Senior Services:

Senior Service workers make personal contact with seniors in their homes, seeking out those in need of services for which they may be eligible, but of which they may have no knowledge.

 
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