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Senior Services

rock island country senior center
2221 11th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 788-6335 / toll free: (800) 788-6308

Medicare Open Enrollment October 15th through December 7th, 2020

Call to schedule an appointment with one of our SHIP certified counselors.

Virtual Medicare Open Enrollment Events on Friday November 13th and Monday November 30th from 9 AM to 3:30 PM

It is a first come first served event, call 309-788-6335 on either of those days to reserve your spot in line

 

COVID-19/Emergency Preparedness Resource Guide For Kinship Families and Grandfamilies

 

 

Infographic about flu vaccines

Serving as a county-wide Community Focal Point for seniors, the Rock Island County Senior Center offers a variety of services for persons aged 60 and over. These services are funded primarily by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) and are designed to help seniors live independently in their own homes. Services include:

Monthly HDM/Congregate Meal Menu and Newsletter Rock Island County -

Monthly Congregate Meal Menu and Newsletter Mercer County -

Monthly Congregate Meal Menu and Newsletter Rural Rock Island County -

Meal Sites closed due to COVID 19, Keep checking back for updates.  If you are in need of food please contact the office at 309-788-6335

Senior Center and Meal Sites Activities Calendar -

2019-2020 Home Delivered Meals Mercer and Rural Rock Island Meal Provider Change Notice

Home-Delivered Meals:

A dedicated group of volunteers delivers over 70,000 meals annually to approximately 350 homebound seniors each day.

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We need your help! To volunteer to deliver home delivered meals call (309)788-6335.

Congregate Meals:

Hot meals are served at 6 sites in Rock Island County and 1 sites in Mercer County :

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Meal programs are funded by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging and through the Illinois Department on Aging.

Rock Island County Meal Sites:
(M-F) Rock Island County Senior Center, 2221 11th St, Rock Island
(M-F) Westwood Terrace 2200 1st Street A, Moline
(M-F) Colona House, 54 41st Ave, East Moline
(M, Th, F) Edgington Presbyterian Church, 13228 140th St W Edgington
(Tu, W) 1st United Methodist Church, 9412 228th St. N, Port Byron
(W) American Legion Hall, Reynolds

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Mercer County Meal Sites:
(M-F) Mercer County Senior Center, 137 W Main
Street, Aledo

Transportation:

For residents of Rock Island and Mercer County 60 years and over, Transportation Services are offered to Congregate Meal Sites, Medical Appointments, Grocery Shopping, Social Security and Human Services offices.

Information & Assistance:

Seniors and Informal Caregivers can meet face to face with trained staff and receive Information & Assistance on a variety of services available to them including:

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Outreach Staff provide home-based appointments to better meet the needs of homebound seniors.

Aging & Disability Resource Center:

The Rock Island County Senior Center is an Aging and Disability Resource Center and is able to serve older adults and/or adults 18 years of age or older with a disability. Any adult may access Information & Assistance to understand what community services may be available to meet their needs at our agency and receive referrals and follow up assistance to access services they need. Services available to adults 18 years of age or older with a disability include:

Activities

The Rock Island Senior Center is open 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and provides a wide range of activities for Seniors including:

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Each of our meal site locations have fun activities as well. This month's activities.

2018 Senior Center Holiday Party Photos

Additional funding for Project NOW's Senior Services comes from the United Way of the Quad Cities and participant donations.

For More Information on Any of These Programs Contact:

Rock Island County Senior Center
2221 11th Street
Rock Island, Il 61201
(309) 788-6335

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THE ROCK ISLAND COUNTY SENIOR CENTER POLICY STATES THAT ALL PERSONS 60 AND OVER CAN BE SERVED WITH NO REGARD TO DURATION OF RESIDENCY OR CITIZENSHIP . The Rock Island County Senior Center does not discriminate in admission to or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act; The U.S Civil Rights Act Section 504 of rehabilitation Act; the Age Discrimination Act; The age Discrimination in employment act; and the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint with the Illinois Department on Aging, for information, call 1-800-252-8966(Voice and TDD), or contact The Program Manager at WIAAA, 1-800-322-1051. Clients may not be denied service if they cannot contribute a donation. Senior Services funding provided by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging.