Good day, Manistee County! Nicely, we did. The Senior Diet Program began on Monday Jan four, 2021. It has been every week of meals and I heard some actually constructive feedback about meals and supply. Along with our nice volunteers and drivers, Nancy and Jeanne took a day trip this week on the route throughout the metropolis, so we may get a really feel for the way it works.
My purpose is for Senior Heart employees to know all routes in case somebody has an emergency or is sick. I used to be so completely satisfied when Nancy and Jeanne stated it was a lot enjoyable and so good to see a few of the older adults in our county. An enormous thanks to Keri and the gang within the Manistee Space Public Faculties kitchen, they had been wonderful. Additionally, an enormous thanks to our volunteer drivers, they did an incredible job with the adjustments and by no means missed a beat.
Our subsequent large mission to assist the county’s seniors would be the Registered Nurse Treatment Administration Program. A number of months in the past I used to be requested if there was a means for the Manistee County Council on Getting older to do that program. I used to be advised that there are numerous seniors who’re left with out this service as a consequence of prices and the shortage of obtainable registered nurses. I’ll give the senior vitamin program a few weeks to get settled in, after which I’ll study one thing new. I am going to maintain you posted on the present whereas I begin engaged on it.
I needed to share that we are going to be having our meals financial institution on Friday January 15th on the Wagoner Neighborhood Heart at 260 St. Mary’s Parkway. The meals financial institution begins at 9 am and lasts till 11 am. This can be a non-contact journey via the meals financial institution. In case you have any questions, please name us at (231) 723-6477.
We are going to discover out quickly if we are able to reopen the Senior Heart for some actions and programming. I’m very completely satisfied that we’ve got this enormous and fantastic constructing in order that we are able to provide some choices to our seniors. I am going to allow you to all know as quickly as we hear what we are able to get going.
I posted one thing within the newspaper final weekend a few clinic for the COVID vaccine, we had over 200 seniors on an inventory Tuesday afternoon. So it appears that evidently persons are within the vaccine, and the Wagoner Neighborhood Heart is giant sufficient to work for giant teams. We are going to let after we get extra details about a clinic on the Wagoner Neighborhood Heart.
I by no means speak about politics until it is with my household, however what occurred in Washington the opposite day actually made me sick. I do not perceive how People can do one thing like break into the home and put so many lives in peril. I do not care which sport you comply with, however be actual, life means greater than proving a degree or exhibiting individuals who is correct or incorrect. Mom Teresa stated that “peace begins with a smile.” I want folks did not simply consider themselves and begin smiling at everybody they meet.
Hope you’ve gotten an exquisite week, keep secure and keep in mind to attempt one thing new.
The senior middle meals financial institution is held from 9-11am on the third Friday of the month. Seniors in Manistee County who’re 60 years of age or older are eligible to take part. In case you are selecting up another person, be sure to have an influence of legal professional, together with their identify, tackle, date of delivery, and family data. Non-perishable meals and financial donations are all the time appreciated. The following meals financial institution is 9-11am on January 15th. The meals financial institution can be held as a tour of the financial institution, at our new location, 260 St. Mary’s Parkway.
EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE
In case you are a Manistee County senior and wish emergency meals help, name the senior middle at (231) 723-6477 and converse with a employees member. We now have an emergency meals pantry that we use to assist stop meals insecurity in our senior inhabitants throughout these occasions.
REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIOR PERSONS
The MCCOA has a program designed to assist seniors stay impartial by reimbursing qualifying bills. In case you are a Manistee County senior, you might be able to obtain reimbursement for funds you’ve gotten made for home cleansing, yard work, and snow removing companies. For present prospects within the Senior Reimbursement Program, please be aware, all receipts have to be present, not more than 30 days previous. Revenue necessities apply. New prospects should full a registration kind. Please ship all receipts to our new tackle, 260 St. Mary’s Parkway, Manistee MI, because the senior middle is presently closed to the general public. Name the Senior Heart at (231) 723-6477 for extra data.
Sit again and get match
All train courses have been quickly suspended.
DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP
The dementia help group will meet the second Thursday of the month. There can be no December assembly. Throughout the conferences, masks and social distancing protocols can be carried out. The group is a pleasant and supportive gathering for caregivers, members of the family or anybody considering studying extra about and supporting our neighborhood of seniors with dementia. Contact Jacki Krolczyk, (231) 883-1341 for extra data.
PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP
The Parkinson’s help group meets the third Thursday of every month. These help group conferences can be suspended till the spring. Name Linda Nickelson (231) 690-5048 for extra data.
MENU January 11-15, 2021
• Monday: Cabbage Roll with Salsa, California Veggies, Lime Beans, Recent Fruit, Wholegrain Dinner Roll
• Tuesday: Candy and bitter hen, rice pilaf, steamed broccoli, Key Largo greens, pineapple, sliced wheat bread
• Wednesday: breaded pork, candy potato slices, baked black beans, sliced peaches, sliced wheat bread
• Thursday: turkey dip with mashed potatoes, corn, diced pears, complete wheat muffin
• Friday: tuna noodle casserole, blended greens, Brussels sprouts, cup of recent fruit, muffin
All our actions can be suspended till January 18, 2021.