GenerationsSECURESENIORCONNECTIONS PROVIDES SAFE ONLINE COMMUNITY FOR PEOPLE 60 AND OVER
Generations is proud to announce a new partnership with SecureSeniorConnections (SSC), the leading digital health and wellness platform for older adults. This partnership helps expand the Generations mission, as the SSC platform is a virtual community that supports older adults in leading healthier lives mentally and physically by leveraging the power of connection and social wellness. Launched in 2021, SSC has seen momentous growth, with members of its invitation-only community now representing all 50 states. Through this partnership, membership in the SSC community is available to all 60+ residents in the communities Generations serves. Generations and SSC will collaborate to bring tailored activities, content and resources to empower older adults in Indiana to stay informed and engaged in their own health and wellness while learning from and sharing with others in the same phase of life. For more information about SecureSeniorConnections and Generations new partnership, please visit www.secureseniorconnections.com or GenerationsNetwork.org.
COFFEE AND CANVAS PAINTING CLASS TO BE HELD IN VINCENNES
Generations will be hosting an artist led canvas painting class for individuals age 55 and older, caregivers and care recipients from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday at Green Activities Center, 120 W. Harrison. Painting will take place in the multipurpose room. This is a free activity and all materials will be provided. All are welcome, but registration is required. This is a dementia friendly activity! To register, please contact Cathy Jones at 812-888-5159 or by e-mail at Catherine.Jones@vinu.edu.
INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA EXPERT, TEEPA SNOW, COMING TO VINCENNES, PETERSBURG AND ROCKPORT
In this two-hour program, professionals and family alike will be able to decode the changes we see in dementia, understand the factors we can use to optimize positive interactions and practice techniques to change our judgments to true communication moments.
The sessions will be 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 12, Robert E. Green Activities Center, 120 W. Harrison St., Vincennes; 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 12, Petersburg Community Church, 420 E. Illinois St., Petersburg; and 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CST April 13, Trinity United Methodist Church, 124 S. 5th St., Rockport.
To learn more, check out the event flyer on the Generations Facebook page or on our Web site at GenerationsNetwork.org. Registration is open and strongly recommended due to limited seating. To register online, visit USI.edu/gwep/roadshow or scan the QR code on the event flyer. Questions: Contact Brandy Sitzman at 812-464-1894 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,691,706 million with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
Generations is collecting different items each month that can be used at the end of the year to supplement the Build-A-Basket program. Each month, we will be collecting these items and storing them away for the holiday season to create additional baskets, as needed. March collection items include tooth and mouth care items. If you would like to donate tooth and mouth care items, please contact Alma Kramer at 812-888-4527 or by e-mail at email@example.com to schedule your drop off or pick up. Thank you for your help in supporting our Build-A-Basket program!
TAX COUNSELING FOR THE ELDERLY
Generations is once again providing Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) in Knox County. This program provides free assistance to low income, elderly and special needs taxpayers in filling out both the federal and state tax forms. Volunteers are available to complete tax forms at Community United Methodist Church, 1548 S. Hart Street Road. This is an appointment only site. Please call 812-888-5880 to schedule your appointment or contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with a break at noon for lunch. Masks are optional. If you have a temperature (temperatures will be checked upon arrival) or are not feeling well, please don’t come to the site — we can reschedule. Items required at the time of appointments are: photo ID, Social Security card for yourself and dependents, all tax forms, a copy of last year’s taxes, property tax statement for homeowners, landlord’s name and address for renters and this year, we will need to verify if you received the first and second stimulus checks and the amounts received. For direct deposit of tax refunds, you will need your banks routing number and account number. The Knox County TCE Coordinator is Linda Yochum.
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 email@example.com.
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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