Area X Agency on Aging/Hill County Council on Aging, is dedicated to promoting the general welfare of senior citizens, in seeking out ways to enrich their lives. A variety of services are available to meet the needs of our aging population.
For more information on the following services, please contact the Havre Senior Center at 265-5464.
Council on Aging Director Don Kenny
Individuals who are 60 years and over, or disabled. These individuals are referred to the agency by a physician.
Assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, medication setup and monitoring, homemaking, shopping, escorts,
meal preparation, laundry, case management, etc.
These meals are served daily at the Havre and Rudyard Senior Centers, except during the holidays. Gildford has a nutrition site located at the Baptist Church, which serves on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Meals are 1/3 of the daily food requirements. Some special diet requests are honored, but need to be approved by the head cook.
HOME DELIVERED MEALS:
Individuals who are home bound, and 60 years and over (and their spouse, regardless of age). Others may qualify under specific services.
Meals are delivered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Extra meals may be ordered for Wednesday, weekends, and Holidays. Meals are 1/3 of the daily food requirements. Some special diet requests are honored, but need to be approved by the head cook.
Individuals who are 60 years and over (and their spouse, regardless of age), or those disabled.
Transportation is available to and from scheduled outings. Trips are scheduled to Great Falls once a month. For individuals in need of special assistance, or wheelchair bound, a van is available upon request.
*A Disabled American Veterans Van is available to transport qualified veterans and qualifying spouses, for medical treatment. A schedule is posted monthly with dates and times of departure from the Havre Senior Center to Great Falls, or Fort Harrison.
RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP):
Individuals who are 55 years or older.
Seniors remain active and involved in their community. This is a rewarding way of offering their talents to the community. Seniors have their choice of volunteer hours. These opportunities may be for a nonprofit organization, or for a community event. Annual RSVP Recognition Dinner for volunteers.
SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES:
Individuals who are 60 years and older, as well as their spouse.
Individuals will receive a monthly newsletter and calendar of events.
Blood Pressure checks are done monthly.
Special speakers and presentations are scheduled throughout the months, as well as special trips.
The Havre Senior Center provides nutrition dinners, bingo, bowling, pool, pinochle, bridge, dancing, quilting, and other scheduled events.
* Home Owner and Renter Credit
* Medicare questions and concerns (AIMS)
* Medicaid Applications
* Tax Assistance
* Insurance assistance with Medicare paperwork and Supplemental Insurance (SHIP)
* Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP).
* Additional services and forms are available, depending on need.
Please contact the Havre Senior Center for more information, 265-5464. The Havre Senior Center is located at #2 West Second Street. Hill County Council on Aging provides administration to all Senior Citizen Programs located in the county area.