In addition to transportation services and meal programs, ACSS can offier assistance to seniors in the area in a number of other ways.




Legal Aid of Nebraska provides free legal assistance to Nebraska seniors age 60 and over. The ElderAccessLine can be used to get information about such issues as Medicare/Medicaid, simple will preparation, grandparent rights, consumer protection, power of attorney, advanced directives, homestead exemption and other legal concerns. The ElderAccessLine number is 1-800-527-7249.

Adams County Senior Services can offer referrals if you need assistance at tax time.



To promote good health and well-being, exercise equipment is available for use at the Golden Friendship Center, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This equipment includes two Nusteps, treadmills, an elliptical, an upper body cycle and exercise bike.

There are also puzzles, games, a shuffleboard, horseshoes and a pool table available, as well as BINGO and a Nintendo Wii. BINGO is usually held the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. Upcoming games are planned on:
•September 20
•October 18

A variety of health promotion programs are also available through ACSS, including foot clinics (trimming toenails), flu shots, monthly blood pressure screenings, arthritis classes and more.

FOOT CLINICS
These are provided once a month by qualified professionals from Mary Lanning Home Health. Upcoming foot clinics will be held at 12:30 p.m. on:
•September 12
•October 10
Please pre-register by the Tuesday before by calling (402) 463-4439. There is a $10 fee for foot clinics per service per person.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS
Blood pressures are taken by volunteers who have been or are in the nursing profession. Upcoming blood pressure screenings will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on:
•September 20
•October 18

TAI CHI FOR BETTER BALANCE
This focuses on prevention of falls. Through regular practice, Tai Chi will improve one's balance and mobility, as well as reduce the likelihood of falling. Advanced Tai Chi meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 p.m.
A new class of beginning Tai Chi meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3-4 p.m., from August 29-November 16.

 




MAIN OFFICE
509 S. Bellevue
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-4439 phone
(402) 463-6971 fax

OTHER PHONE NUMBERS
Center Meals,
Homemaker/Handiman,
Home-Delivered Meals:
(402) 463-4439

E-MAIL
deneetas@
adamscountyseniorservices.net