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Senior Centers

Senior Center Activities

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Art Instruction
  • Basketball
  • Cards/Tournaments
  • Ceramics
  • Exercise & Walking
  • Euchre
  • Horseshoes
  • Library/Media Room
  • Line Dancing
  • Movies
  • Pitch-in Dinner/Dance
  • Pool/Game Room
  • Referral Service

Richmond Senior Community Center

Website
1600 South 2nd Street
Richmond, IN  47374
Phone: 765.983.7300

A variety of programs and services are offered at the Center. For detailed information, please call the Richmond Senior Community Center.

Membership Fee:   $10.00/person/year
People 50 years and older are eligible.

Centerville-Abington Senior Center

111 South 2nd Street
Centerville, IN  47330
Phone: 765.855.5651

Northeastern Senior Center

Fountain City Methodist Church
207 Green Street
Fountain City, Indiana 47341
Phone: 765.847.2258

Western Wayne Senior Center

Golay Community Center
PO Box 353
Cambridge City, Indiana 47327
Phone: 765.478.4579

Wayne County Programs and Services

Adult Day Care of Richmond

http://www.adcofrichmond.com/
765.966.0852
Adult Day Care is a program for individuals 18 years and older who have social, physical, mental, or emotional limitations and who require assistance and supervision in daily living. All participants must be under the care of a physician.

Area 9 - In-Home & Community Services Agency

http://www.area9agency.org
765.966.1795 or 800.458.9345
520 South 9th Street, Suite 100
Richmond, IN 47374-6230
FAX: 765.962.1190
Area 9 Agency is your one-stop Aging and Disability resource. We can help with a variety of services and can guide you through the steps it takes to get you the help you and your family need.

Nutrition Program

765.983.7350

Hot meals are served on a daily basis at 11:30 a.m. in the dining area of the Richmond Senior Community Center. Donations are based on your monthly income. Seniors are asked to call 24 hours in advance to reserve a meal. Meals can also be delivered daily to the homebound for those who qualify. You must be referred by Area 9 for the homebound meal program. Area 9 can be reached at 765.966.1795.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

765.983.7309

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Richmond/Wayne County is a senior powered program that provides exciting and fulfilling volunteer opportunities for Seniors that are 55 years and older. We encourage all seniors that are volunteering or seeking volunteer opportunities, to contact the R.S.V.P. office to match skills that will better impact the community.

Senior Opportunities Services (SOS Inc.)

http://www.sos-richmond.com/
765.962.1010
401 South 4th Street
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Craft shop, employment opportunities for seniors, handyman & homemaker services.

Widowed Persons Services (WPS)

765.983.7307
Provides one-to-one support for all widowed persons regardless of age, sex, race or economic background.  We train widowed volunteers to be available to support newly bereaved persons. These dedicated volunteers help with the process of healing following the death of one's spouse.

Support groups are led by a retired registered nurse who has been widowed approximately 20 years, and are held quarterly. Call 765.983.7307 for next class time & location. Numerous educational and social programs are also held. Call for information or to be placed on the mailing list for our monthly newsletter.

Senior Housing Options - Wayne County Business Directory

Government Resources

Administration on Aging - links to lead the user to all the latest health, social, legal, and financial information.

Hoosier Rx - Indiana's prescription drug plan for low-income seniors.

Indiana Family & Social Services Agency - Senior programs

Medicare

National Institute on Aging - U.S. Government site with biomedical research and health information.

Report Cards for Wayne County Nursing Care Facilities

SeniorHealth - created by the National Institute of Health.

Social Security Administration

Social Security Office - Richmond (enter zip 47374) / Richmond- 800.772.1213

Organizations

50 Plus - Fifty-Plus is an international organization devoted to information about, motivation toward, and participation in exercise and fitness while aging.

Active Aging Blog - Tips on exercise, nutrition and health from the American College of Sports Medicine.

AARP - the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older.

Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging

General Resources

Aging Parents & Elder Care - articles on helping find the best living solutions for your parents or spouse.

ElderWeb - 4,000 reviewed links related to care of the frail and elderly.

Go60.com - internet resource devoted to helping seniors improve with age.

GrandsPlace - for grandparents, foster parents, aunts, uncles and step-parents who, because of varying situations in our lives,  have taken on the task, sometimes reluctantly, but always with love, of raising our children's children.

InfoAging.com - research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news.

Senior.Com - SeniorCom's Online Community provides products, services, information and entertainment to the 50-Plus market.

SeniorLaw - senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, can access information about Elder Law (Elderlaw), Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

Senior Search - a directory specifically aimed at Seniors and their special interests.

Senior Women Web - links to sites and articles of particular interest to senior women.

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