Agency on Aging and Disabled

West Central Indiana
Economic Development District
1718 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47807

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(812) 917-3141 or (812) 917-314
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Administration & Management

 

Schedule of Events

 
No schedule is available at this time.
 

Contact:  Gloria Wetnight, Director, Aging & Disable Services Division (812) 917-3140

 

Patty Cannoy, Health, Wellness & Outreach Coordinator, (812) 917-3142

 

Agency Closure Schedule - No Nutrition, Transportation or Program Services

     

New Year's Day

Wednesday January 1, 2014

Martin Luther King Day

Monday January 20, 2014  

President's Day

Monday February 17, 2014  

Good Friday

Friday April 18, 2014  

Memorial Day

Monday May 26, 2014  

Independence Day

Friday July 4, 2014  

Labor Day

Monday September 1, 2014  

Columbus Day

Monday October 13, 2014  

Veteran's Day

Tuesday November 11, 2014  

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday November 27, 2013  

Day after Thanksgiving

Friday November 28, 2013

Christmas Eve

Wednesday December 24. 2014  

Christmas Holiday Season

Thursday December 25, 2014  
 
Preventive Health
 
Various programs on wellness, promoting exercise, fitness, proper nutrition, vision care, home safety, mental health, smoking cessation and the safe use of medications.
 

Contact:   Patty CannoyHealth, Wellness & Outreach Coordinator, (812) 917-3142

 

Information and Assistance

 
Aging and Disabled Resource Center
 

This is the entry point for people seeking help. Trained specialists provide information and answers to questions about senior issues such as Medicare, housing, transportation, equipment, financial assistance and home health care. Have questions? This is where to start.

Contact Michelle Graham, ADRC Coordinator at 812-238-1561 Ext. 249 to request attendance at any health fair events sponsored by Area 7.

Contact:  Glenda Parks, Information and Assistance Specialist, (812) 917-3141

Michelle Graham, ADRC Coordinator, (812) 917-3143

 

Senior, Disabled, Rural Transportation - (812) 232-2675

 
Senior, Disabled, Rural Transportation Program ImageTransportation for medical and nutrition needs is available to persons 60 years and older on a donation basis in Parke, Vermillion and Vigo Counties from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Disabled persons under age 60 may qualify for programs that assist with transportation in those counties.

Transportation for personal reasons (shopping, beauty shop/barber) is available on a fee basis. Rural public transportation is available in Sullivan and Vigo Counties on a fee basis.

Contact: Dale Nightingale, Transportation Coordinator, (812) 232-2675
 

Nutrition Program

 

Nutrition Program ImageThe Nutrition Program provides hot noon meals, Monday through Friday, at community dining sites to persons age 60 and over. Each site offers fellowship and educational programs. Some sites also offer crafts, games and other social activities. In addition, home delivered meals are available to homebound persons age 60 and older or disabled (applicable to funding guidelines). The homebound person must have an assessment done by a Case Manager to determine eligibility.

Contact: Jennifer Torpy, Nutrition Site Coordinator, (812) 917-3144

Chris Mangia, Nutrition Specialist, (812) 917-3139

 

McMillan Adult Day Care Center

 
McMillan Aduty Day Care Program ImageMcMillan Adult Day Services, 486 1st Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47807, offers a unique and affordable alternative to long-term care for families of adults who cannot be left alone during the day, but do not require 24 hour nursing care. Trained activities specialists offer a full activities program, designed to meet the needs of older adults and to maintain their or improve their level of functioning. Two nurses on staff monitor clients and provide healthcare as needed. Individualized care planning insures personalized services for each client. Center hours are 7:00 am to 5:30 pm., Monday through Friday. Transportation is available in Terre Haute city limits by prearrangement. Call 232-4627 for more information.

Contact: Patty Butterfield, Director McMillan Center, (812) 232-4627                 Directions
 

In-Home Services

 
Case Management
 
Trained personnel visit the homes of clients to discuss how the needs of the individuals can be met. A needs assessment must be completed to determine eligibility for In-Home services. Case Managers follow-up with clients ensuring that needs have been met and have not changed.

Contact: Gloria Wetnight, (812) 238-1561, Ext 240
 
Pre-Admissions Screening 
Personal screening of nursing home applicants to assist individuals and families in preventing unnecessary or premature admission to long-term care facilities.

Contact: Jordan Pirsch, Pre-Admissions Coordinator, (812) 917-3146
 
Ombudsman
 
An advocacy program which assists with resolving problems between nursing home residents, administration, staff members and families.

Contact: John Turner, Ombudsman, (812) 235-2289
 
 

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For people who are less active and their caregivers, the Agency provides services to allow them to remain independent for as long as possible.

Some of these include:

-Information and Referral
-Home-Delivered Meals
-Adult Day Care
-Case Management
 
West Central Indiana Economic Development District's Programs on Aging, (Area 7 Agency), is the point of entry for In-Home Services for the elderly and disabled. An array of programs and services are provided to allow the individual to remain in their home.

The organization believes that an active body and mind are the basic elements to remain healthy. To support this belief, a variety of opportunities are presented to the mobile, active senior.

Included Are:
-Congregate Dining
-Transportation
-Volunteer Programs
-Healthy Thoughts
-Trips

Older Living

Link to United Way of the Wabash Valley
A United Way Agency

Link to Indiana Assoication of Area Agencies on Aging


Link to Map of Indiana Aging Agency Service Areas

Link to Indiana Family & Social Services Administration



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(812) 238-1561
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