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.
and activities are available to all persons age sixty years
or older, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national
origin or handicap.
Click here to view this week's activities schedule.
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:
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 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 is available to provide access to services or community
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
To provide current information on services, assess problems and link individuals
with appropriate community resources in order to ensure that necessary
services are delivered.
Provide information geared to the interests and concerns of seniors.
Read, write, interpret and or translate business and personal correspondence.
To provide assistance in obtaining food, clothing, medical supplies and household
items for persons confined to their homes.
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
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.