Aging and Volunteer Services

Serving the Seniors of the Six County Area

Aging and Volunteer Services

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Aging
Includes Senior Center Services such as Information & Referral, Outreach, Assessment Screening, Legal and Supportive Services, Transportation for medical appointments and necessary shopping to keep seniors in their home, Health Insurance Information Program (Medicare Drug plans and other Medicare information), Health Fairs, Advocacy, Elder Abuse, Awareness, Preventive Health Programs and other Services. Eligibility is for those 60 years of age and older and their spouses (regardless of age). All services are by donation only. No fees can be assessed to any service that is supplemented with Federal funds from the Older Americans Act. Nutrition

Home Delivered Meals, Congregate Meals and Nutrition Education.
Eligibility is for those 60 years of age and older and their spouses (regardless of age). An Assessment, by the local Senior Center Administrator, is required for the Home Delivered Meal Program. There is no charge for qualified seniors but a suggested donation of $2.50 per meal (or what they can afford) is requested. Meals are not denied if a senior is unable to make a donation.

Home & Community Based Alternatives
In-Home services such as Homemaker, Personal Care and Lifeline (Emergency Response System) services. This program is for persons 18 years of age and older. This program is State Funded only. Eligibility is based on income and need. Fees are assessed on a sliding scale.

Utah Family Caregiver Support Program
This program provides relief for caregivers on a temporary basis. Each client has a $1,500.00 per year, limit. The care receiver must be 60 years of age or older. Services may include Homemaker, Personal Care, Training, Outreach, Education, Support Groups and Medical Supplies (such as assistive devices). Eligibility is established by stress and need scores assessed by a Case Manager. Services are provided on a donation basis.

Aging Medicaid Waiver Program
This program is for persons 65 years of age or older and is set up to keep clients in their homes in order to prevent premature admission to a Nursing Home. Services include Case Management, Homemaking (includes shopping/errands), Respite, Companion Services Emergency Response System, Medication Reminder System, Supplemental Meals and Personal Care. Eligibility is assessed by a Case Manager and Medicaid eligibility. No fees.

Veteran Directed home and Community-based Services Program
This Veteran program provides opportunity for veterans to direct their own care. Participants are given a budget to hire their own personal care aides and purchase needed items and services. Participants must qualify through the VA for services. Volunteer Services Department (The Volunteer Connection) It is our vision to mobilize people and resources to deliver creative solutions to community problems. We strive to connect people with service opportunities, promote productive volunteering and to make a difference in priority community problems.

12 Affiliated Senior Centers and Senior Nutrition sites
Six County contracts with area senior centers to provide services such as transportation for shopping or medical appointments; Legal seminars, health education, and provide a location for the Senior Nutrition Program to prepare and distribute meals in both homebound and congregate settings. Centers also have a number of activities to promote health and wellbeing of area seniors. Times and schedules may vary by center. Contact the center for meal and transportation schedules.

County Center Address Site Manager Telephone
Juab East Juab Senior Center 146 N. Main, Nephi Evelyn Ballow 623-7306
Millard West Millard Senior Center 240 W. 100 S., Delta Jan Smith 864-2682
Pahvant Senior Center 55 S. 400 W. Fillmore LuJean Memmott 743-5428
Scipio Senior Center 55 N. State, Scipio Raelynn Sorensen 758-2449
Piute Piute Senior Center 180 W. 500 N., Junction Glenda Burton 577-2188
Sanpete Gunnison Senior Center 38 W. Center, Gunnison Lorna Campbell 528-3781
Manti Senior Center 49 N Main, Manti Christie Snow 835-2041
Moroni Senior Center 80 S. 200 W. Moroni Ellen Lusk 436-8275
Sevier North Sevier Senior Center 373 W. 200 N. Salina Sharon Bullard 529-3901
Richfield Senior Center 840 N. 300 W. Richfield Georgette Harvey 896-6807
South Sevier Senior Center 152 W. 100 S. Monroe Brenda Sorenson 527-4061
Wayne Wayne Senior Center 475 S. 300 E. Bicknell Cyndy Ellett 425-2089

For more information concerning these programs, please contact the centers or our offices at the above telephone numbers.

In Home:

Alternatives
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Senior Center Services:

Senior Transportation
Senior Services(Vary by center)

Volunteer Services:

RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax assistance)
CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)

 
 

Other Programs and Services:

Senior Medicare Patrol -Medicare fraud education
Senior Health insurance  Program
LTC Ombudsman
Veteran Transportation
Legal Services
Preventative Health