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Perry County Senior Task Force

The Perry County Senior Task Force was started several years ago with the goal of strengthening the organizations in Perry County Ohio that serve senior citizens in order to improve the quality of life for all Perry County senior citizens. This is accomplished by bringing together people, organizations and businesses that provide services to seniors in order to offer programs and educational opportunities for senior citizens.

About the Perry County Senior Task Force

 

The Perry County Senior Task Force was started several years ago with the goal of strengthening the organizations in Perry County Ohio that serve senior citizens in order to improve the quality of life for all Perry County senior citizens.  This is accomplished by bringing together people, organizations and businesses that provide services to seniors in order to offer programs and educational opportunities for senior citizens.

As part of this mission, the Senior Task Force undertakes many different types of services and activities.

 

The Senior Task Force has partnered with the Perry County Senior Center to:

  • Host health fairs
  • Serve lunch during cookouts and senior day at the Senior Center

 

The Senior Task Force has also sponsored:

  • Bingo
  • Ice cream socials
  • Wheelchair volleyball
  • Halloween costume contests

 

In addition, the Senior Task Force has offered workshops for senior citizens on:

  • Estate planning
  • Funeral pre-planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Prescriptions
  • Advance directives
  • Other topics important to seniors

 

The Task Force also works to identify areas of need that senior citizens may have and assists in fulfilling those needs.

 

This organization has provided:

  • Blankets
  • Fans
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Groceries to seniors throughout the community who were in need as well as supporting local food pantries

 

Membership to the Task Force is open to any individual, organization or business interested and involved in providing services to senior citizens.

The Perry County Senior Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the Perry County Senior Center.

If you would like more information about  the Perry County Senior Task Force contact:

Eric Blake at Shrivers Oxygen and Home Medical at 740-452-7685

or

Jeanne Goodin at the Perry County Senior Center 740-342-4264

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