FARMERS MARKET VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2021 vouchers are still available.

To be eligible for a voucher you much be over 60 prior to June 1, 2021; have a monthly income under $1,500; and be a resident of Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin or Pike counties.

You may pick up applications at the Generations’ office, 1019 N. Fourth St., 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.

FIRST ANNUAL STEP IT UP PROGRAM IS COMING IN SEPTEMBERLooking for a good time to start a healthy walking program? September is your month! Generations is hosting its inaugural Step It Up program the entire month of September. Physical activity doesn’t mean you have to go to the gym. Simply becoming more active doing things like taking a walk on your lunch break, either alone or with co-workers, will benefit your overall fitness! So, get up off your seat and move those feet! Let’s have fun! This is a free program! You may register in either a walker or a runner category and will register either as an individual, team of three or business group (greater than 5). Simply log your activity each day the entire month of September and return to Generations by Oct. 3. Weekly prize winners and a freee t-shirt to the first 100 participants who complete the entire month of Step It Up! You may register by contacting Alma Kramer at 812-888-4527, by e-mail at akramer@vinu.edu or you can print and return the registration form found on the Generations Web site at www.generationsnetwork.org. Registrations due no later than Aug. 23.

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 at 800-742-9002, 812-888-5158 or acardinal@vinu.edu.

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 bhancock@vinu.edu.

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 800-742-9002 or 812-888-5880 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org.

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