1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-4317 and ask for Melissa Cronin. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Melissa Cronin, LSW
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: vgp.williamscounty@gmail.com
NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
MAY 22 & 29
6-8:30 p.m.
BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Contact Melissa Cronin for more information or to sign up for the training.

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

SEPTEMBER
Tue
Sept 16
Edgerton's Evening Meal
4:30 - 5:30
Mon
Sept 22
Low Vision @ Stryker
   
OCTOBER  
Thurs
Oct 9
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Oct 13
All Centers Closed for Columbus Day
Thur
Oct 16
Rainbow of Wellness
Veterans Building - Montpelier
Bryan & Montpelier Senior Centers Open
Mon
Oct 20
Symphony & Supper Tickets go on sale
Mon
Oct 27
Low Vision @ Edgerton
1:00
Fri
Oct 31
Halloween Party
Montpelier Senior Center
4:30 - 5:30
   
NOVEMBER  
Mon
Nov 3
8:00 a.m.
Thanksgiving tickets go on sale
$6.00
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER  
Tuesday's &
Thursdays
Euchre @ 1:00
Wednesday's Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
   
Thurs
Sept 4
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
Sept 26
Flu Shots 10:00 - 11:30
Mon
Sept 29
Night out
Barn Restaurant (fee)
   
OCTOBER  
Tuesday's &
Thursday's
Euchre @ 1:00
Wednesday's Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
Mon
Oct 20
Euchre Tournament/Supper
3:30 - 5:30
   

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Euchre Days are Mondays & Tuesdays - 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
SEPTEMBER  
Tue
Sept 23
Flu Shots
10:00 - 11:30
Wed
Sept 24
Dress Rehearsal "God of Carnage"
   
OCTOBER  
Mon
Oct 6
Dinner Out (fee)
Thurs
Oct 23
Pumpkin Fantasyland & Fashion Farm Restaurant
2:30 (fee)
   

EDON SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER  
Mon
Sept 22
Dinner Night Out
Auntie V's - Angola (fee)
Thurs
Sept 25
Lunch with Commissioners
11:00
Tue
Sept 30
Flu Shots
10:00 - 11:30
   
OCTOBER  
Mon
Oct 20
Dinner Night Out
Pioneer Pizza Barn (fee)
   

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER  
  Cardio Dance Monday - Thursday 4:30
Tue
Sept 9
Shipshewana & Dinner (fee)
Mon
Sept 15
Farmers Market - Fee
12:30
Tue
Sept 16
Opdycke Gang
5:00
Wed
Sept 24
Flu Short
10:00 - 11:30
Mon
Sept 29
Open Meeting with Donna
12:30
   
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 14
Opdycke Gang
5:00
Tue
Oct 21
Dinner & Shopping - Defiance
12:30
   

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER
Wed
Sept 3
Director's Chat
Thurs
Sept 16
Toledo Zoo
8:30 (fee)
   
OCTOBER  
Wed
Oct 1
Flu Shots - 10:00 11:30
Director's Chat - 10:30
Wed
Oct 15
Angola Shopping
12:00
   

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER   
Mon
Sept 8
Director's Chat with Donna Sprow
Thurs
Sept 25
Flu Shots
10:00 - 11:30
   
OCTOBER  
Thurs
Oct 2
Speaker from Heartland Hospice
Tue
Oct 7
Dinner Night Out @ Clubhouse Pizza
Tue
Oct 14
Dr. Haggerty - injury prevention
   

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days are Monday & Tuesday
Sept 8, & 9   Oct 6 & 7, 27 & 28
  Exercise Class starts at 10:30 on the following dates:
Sept 2, 16, 23 & Oct 14 & 21
SEPTEMBER  
Thurs
Sept 4
Blood Pressure Checks
10:30
Wed
Sept 17
Homestead Ice Cream after Lunch
   
OCTOBER  
Thurs
Oct 2
Flu Shots
10:00 - 11:30
Mon
Oct 20
Dinner Night Out @ Essen Haus (fee)
   

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2014

March/April 2014

May/June 2014

July/August 2014

September/October 2014

 

 

 

 

 

The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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