GENERATIONS IS HERE FOR YOU!

Generations is the Area Agency on Aging and Disability. Our mission is to offer older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers options for a better quality of life. We are here to take your calls, listen to your needs and to connect you to the information and resources that will help. Even though life looks very different for most of us right now, Generations will continue to be here for you. Call us at 1-800-742-9002 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org. We are all in this together!

STAY CONNECTED WITH ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana will be hosting FREE online support group sessions the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month; there will be a session held at 10 a.m. and a session held at 2 p.m. on these days. You may log-in on your computer, or you can call in from your telephone to participate. There will be professionally trained group facilitators on hand to foster productive conversations. For more information you may visit www.alzni.org. To register, you may contact (888)303-0180.

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.

Toll-free 800-742-9002

Direct Line: 812-888-5158

GENERATIONS WELCOMES NEW RSVP DIRECTOR

Generations would like to welcome Kim Fourman as the new Knox County RSVP Director. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. You can use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities in your community. Even in a world of social distancing, Kim can work with you to find a volunteer opportunity that suits your comfort level. To find out more about becoming an RSVP volunteer or to find out more about the program, you may contact Kim at 812-888-5879, or by e-mail at kfourman@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 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5880 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org.

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