The Bureau County Senior Center feels priviliged to be able to offer our services to Bureau County's elderly; and we plan to continue to meet the needs of our seniors in the future.
We are proud of our senior citizens and realize what a precious resource we have in them. The goal of the Senior Center is to make life just a little better for as many seniors as we possibly can.
The Bureau County Senior Center is a Commumity Focal Point serving all seniors of the county. We are a designated focal point by the Western Area Agency on Aging. We provide certain core services to senior citizens age 60 or older. These services include; Information and Assistance, Outreach, Fitness Program, Transportation, Free Loan of Assistive Devices, PLUS Activities at the Center.
The Bureau County Senior Center does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act; the United States Civil Rights Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; and the United States and Illinois Constitutions. If you have been discriminated against you have the right to file a complaint with the Illinois Department on Aging. For more information call 1-800-252-8966 (voice and touch-tone dialing), or contact the Program Service Manager at Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-322-1051.
The Senior Service Center serves every senior citizen in Bureau County. We are funded 40% through a grant administered by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging. The remaining 60% must be raised from individuals (like you), groups and businesses. We alsodepend on Church Women United, the United Way and the Bureau County Board. Without community support we could not continue to provide services to Bureau County. Thank you for your support.
We are required by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging to post suggested donations for services and activities. The suggested donation is requested but not required. Services and activities are not denied to individuals who do not or cannot donate.
Yearly and lifetime memberships in the association are available. Yearly memberships are $12.00 and lifetime memberships are $56.00.
The Bureau County Senior Center is located at 16 West Marion St.; just off Main St. at the back of the Clark House. There are entrances to the Senior Center located on both Main St. and West Marion.
Stop in and join us for the day.
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Partially Funded By:
We have a few fund raisers and super special events planned.
Area Agency on Aging
The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers.
Additional information on SHIP:
SHIP counselors are trained to:
Educate consumers and answer questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplement, long term care insurance, Medicare HMOs, private fee-for-service and other health insurance
Organize and assist in filing Medicare and Medicare Supplement claims; and
Analyze Medicare Supplement and long term care policies.
SHIP works closely with the Illinois Department on Aging to provide access to SHIP counseling services through the Area Agency on Aging network of offices throughout the state;
SHIP outreaches to Medicare beneficiaries by participating in health fairs, senior fairs, the Illinois State Fair and the Governor's Conference on Aging.
SHIP is not affiliated with any insurance company.
SHIP counselors do not sell or solicit any type of insurance.
Doors open at:
Auction starts at: 5pm
All proceeds benefit the Bureau County Senior Center.