Senior Citizens

Active Aging Coalition

Website http://activeagingcoalition.org/
Description

The Active Aging Coalition is a grassroots organization consisting of seniors, their families, caregivers, and other community advocates interested in improving lives of seniors in our community. Through monthly meetings and an interactive website, we learn about each others participation in the senior community, find ways to work together more efficiently, and increase our own understanding of available resources.

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National Able Network

Website http://www.nationalable.org/
Phone 312-782-3335
Email able [at] nationalable [dot] org
Description National Able Network provides a full docket of workforce development programming, counseling, training, and job placement services that empower individuals and businesses. All resources are concentrated on delivering best-in-class services to both clients and employers. Able serves job seekers of every age, income and skill level, from entry-level workers to mid-level professionals. Able provides individuals with the training, personal skills, and job search techniques that will help them enter, re-enter. or advance in today's workforce
Phone 1-800-669-8004
Phone 312.782.7700
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The Endwright Center

Website http://www.area10agency.org/endwright
Phone 876-3383
Email area10 [at] area10 [dot] bloomington [dot] in [dot] us
Hours Call or visit website for more information
Description

Through an innovative fitness program, one-on-one computer tutoring program, arts and humanities classes, special events, inter-generational activities, support groups and volunteer opportunities, the Endwright Center strives to meet the various needs of people 50 years and older.

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Borrowed Time Club

Contact Elton Rockwell
Phone (812) 339-1618
Hours Meets the 1st Sunday of the month, 2 pm, at the Bloomington Adult Community Center
Description A social club for senior citizens. The group is always looking for volunteer entertainers.
Additional Contact Wilbert Williams
Phone (812) 876-1246
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HoosierRx

Website http://www.in.gov/fssa/ompp/2669.htm
Phone 1-866-267-4679
Description HoosierRx is a state program that uses money from a tobacco lawsuit to assist low-income senior citizens buy prescription drugs. See FSSA or HoosierRX website for eligibilty requirements.
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Social Security Administration (Bloomington Office)

Website http://www.socialsecurity.gov
Phone 877-819-2594
Hours M-F, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Description Local office works with govermental funding for retirement, disability, supplemental security income (SSI), survivor benefits, and medicare.
Phone 1-800-772-1213
Phone TTY 1-812-334-4220
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Bloomington Meals on Wheels

Website www.bloomingtonmealsonwheels.org
Phone 812-355-8224
Email mow [at] bloomingtonhospital [dot] org
Address 727 W First St
PO Box 1149
Bloomingon, IN 47402
Description

Founded in 1973, our program provides nuntritious meals to homebound people who are unable to cook for themselves. We ensure that our clients receive two good meals a day delivered by a friendly visitor. Any person who lives in our Bloomington service area is eligible for Meals on Wheels. We have no age or economic restrictions.

Year Established 1973
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Plus Card

Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000076
Phone 812-353-9300
Description Sponsored by Bloomington Hospital, this is a Health program for persons 55 and over designed to make health care services and benefits more accessible. Includes discounts, and information related to health and health care. Membership fee: Individual $10/yr, Couple $18/yr. Formerly: Seniority Plus
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Center on Aging and Community

Website http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/cac/
Contact Philip B. Stafford (Director)
Phone (812) 855-6508
Email cac [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
2853 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description The mission of the Center on Aging and Community is to provide leadership that enables older persons to lead self-determined lives within their communities. The Center promotes practices that ensure access to opportunities for meaningful, productive, and healthy lifestyles.
Additional Contact Jane Harlan-Simmons
Additional Contact Peggy Holtz
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Monroe County Adult Protective Services

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/Prosecutor/AdultProtectiveServices.aspx
Contact Wendy Scott (Director)
Phone (812) 349-2665
Email APS10 [at] co [dot] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Address 120 W. Seventh St.
One City Centre, Ste. 210
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 4pm
Description Adult Protective Service (APS) Units were established to protect endangered adults in Indiana and to provide protective services to these individuals.
Phone (800) 992-6978
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