Senior Citizens

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Phone 812-353-9300
Address Bloomington Hospital Community Services
P.O. Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours 8:30-5, M-F
Description SHIP counselors offer free and objective assistance. They are not affiliated with any insurance agent or company. Call for more information.

Stanford Community Seniors

Contact Marcella Paul (President)
Phone 825-2631
Description Senior Citizens Club. Meets every 3rd Friday at 12 noon for potluck lunch and a guest speaker at 12:30.

Alzheimer's Resource Center

Contact Cathleen Weber
Phone 353-9299
Address Bloomington Hospital Community Health Education Building
431 South College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403-1514
Hours By appointment only

Bloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Service serves families and professional caregivers who live or work with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Care for the caregiver is a primary mission of the center, and education, support, and resources are offered at no charge.

Funded by the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. See also the Care Circle, a support group sponsored by the Alzheimer's Resource Center.

812-353-9299 - By appointment only.


Eastside Club

Phone 812-349-3720
Address 349 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours 10 a.m., second Tuesday of the month
Description Senior Citizen's Club. Meets at the Community Room at Bell Trace.

Ellettsville Senior Citizens Club

Contact Elton Blackwell (President)
Phone 339-1618
Description Meets monthly every third Tuesday at 12 noon for a potluck, at Endwright Center.

Area 10 Agency on Aging and Disability

Phone 812-876-3383
Email info [at] area10agency [dot] org
Address 630 W. Edgewood Drive
Ellettsville, IN 47429

Area 10 Agency on Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving elderly persons in Monroe and Owen Counties. We are the tenth of sixteen Area Agencies on Aging in Indiana. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and celebrate the independence, health, and dignity of all senior citizens. The following services are available for persons in the Monroe and Owen County area who are 60 or older or who are disabled:

  • Food Pantry Program
  • Nutrition Services
  • Case management & Care planning
  • Respite for care givers
  • Home Health Care
  • Friendly Visitors Program
  • Elder abuse issues
  • Homemaker services
  • Information and Referral
  • Pre-admission screening for nursing homes
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • CHOICE program services
  • Medicaid Waiver services
  • Transportation
  • Assistance to homebound elderly and disabled (includes grocery shopping).

March 2014 update: The organization Abilities unlimited has merged with Area 10 Agency, for more information about the services offered, please visit

Phone 1-800-844-1010
Phone 829-6066

Experience Works

Contact Pamela Fox (State Director)
Phone 331-6000 ext. 261
Address 420 S. Landmark Ave.
PO Box 3146
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description Experience Works is a national employment organization for people who are 55 or older and live on a limited income. Formerly: Green Thumb, Inc.

Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) and in the local Workforce office are partners.

Phone 800-843-0885

RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program

Phone (812) 876-3383
Email rsvp [at] area10agency [dot] org
Address Office of RSVP and Area 10 Agency on Aging
631 W. Edgewood Dr.
Ellettsville, IN 47429

Get involved! Leave a legacy! RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program is a clearinghouse for adult volunteers, helping volunteers find their perfect match based on their interests and needs. RSVP has 100s of volunteer opportunities throughout Monroe and Owen Counties. For those who are already volunteering, RSVP provides a social community to support and recognize their service. Volunteers submit their hours to help provide information to state and federal agencies regarding the impact seniors have in our community. A program of Area 10 Agency on Aging. Everyone has something to give - contact us today to get started!

Year Established 1988

Monroe House Assisted Living Facility

Contact Lori Weaver (Residence Director)
Phone 331-8153
Address 2770 South Adams Street
Bloomington, IN 47403

Located on the corner of Tapp Road and Adams Street.

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