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

MARCH
Sun
Mar 8
SPRING AHEAD! Turn your clocks ahead one hour!
Thurs
Mar 12
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Mar 16
12:30 - Parkinsons's Support Group @ Bryan
Thurs
Mar 19
4:30 - 5:30
Stryker's Evening Meal @ Montpelier
Pork Chop, Rosemary Potatoes, Green Beans, Fruited Lime Jell-O, Juice, Roll
Fri
Mar 20
4:30 - 8:00 p.m.
"Spring Fling" fundraiser @ Montpelier Senior Center
Mon
Mar 30
9:30 Alzheimer's Support Group at Montpelier
Tue
Mar 31
Business and Industry Show @ Bryan Middle School
 
APRIL  
Fri
April 3
Good Friday
10:30 Brunch served
12:00 Centers Close
Tue
April 7
4:30 - 5:30
Bryan's Evening Meal
Beef & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Jell-O Cake, Juice, Roll
Thurs
April 9
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
April 13
3:30 - 5:30
Euchre Tournament
Supper Folowing
Mon
April 20
Pizza Party RSVP
Thurs
April 23
5:00 Free Spaghetti Supper for
Williams County Seniors 60+
Hosted by Bryan Lions Club
Tickets available at your local Senior Center after
March 15 to reserve your seat
Mon
April 27
9:30 Alzheimer's Support Group at Montpelier
 
MAY  
Fri
May 8
90+ Luncheon at the Montpelier Moose Lodge for Williams County Residents 90+, RSVP by April 30 by calling 419-633-4317
 

THERE WILL BE NO TAX HELP
AT ANY SENIOR CENTERS FOR 2014 TAXES

 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
MARCH  
Tue
Mar 10
12:00 Healthy Ideas with Speaker Jen
Mon
Mar 23
4:00 dinner out in Angola
Tue
Mar 24
12:00 Managing your Utilities with Speaker Amy Charles
Fri
Mar 27
11:30 St. Pat's Students visit
Mon
Mar 30
Make Easter Baskets for HD Clients
 
APRIL  
Thurs
April 2
11:30 Easter Egg Race
Winners get prize
Tue
April 21
12:00 Program with Veterans Service Director
Mary Oliver
Fri
April 24
9:45 Walk-Thru-the-Park (weather permitting)
Toledo Zoo Outreach Program
Mon
April 27
4:00 Dinner out @ The Barn Restaurant
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
MARCH  
Mon
Mar 2
Senior Night Out
Wed
Mar 4
Healthy Ideas from MVGC
Tue
Mar 17
Hearing Aid Cleaning & Screening
 
APRIL  
Thurs
April 2
Easter Bingo After Lunch
Mon
April 13
Dinner Night Out
Wed
April 22
Make your own sundae
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

MARCH  
Mon
Mar 2
10:30 Jen from Maumee Valley Guidance Center
Wed
Mar 4
4:30 Dinner Night Out
Wise Guys Pizza Montpelier
Mon
Mar 16
11:30 Lunch with Donna
 
APRIL  
Mon
April 6
Chair Exercise with Linda Earl
Wed
April 15
4:15 Dinner Night Out
Old Towne Buffet, Bryan
Tue
April 21
Hearing Aid Cleaning with Craig
from Northwest Ohio Hearing Aid Center
 

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

MARCH  
Mon
Mar 9
12:30 Trip to Gordon Foods & Dinner out
Wed
Mar 11
10:30 Shake, Rattle & Roll
with Linda from Evergreen
Tue
Mar 17
6 - 8 p.m. Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Wed
Mar 18
10:30 Healthy Ideas Program
by Maumee Valley
Fri
Mar 27
10:30 Important Documents program by
Dottie Vollmer
Mon
Mar 30
10:30 Depression program by
Maumee Valley

12:30 Open Meeting with Donna
 
APRIL  
Thurs
April 2
12:30 Book Club with Anita
Thurs
April 9
10:00 Montpelier High School Jazz Band
Fri
April 10
Hearing Aid Cleaning with Craig
From Northwest Ohio Hearing Aid Center
Tue
April 14
6-8 p.m. Pickin' & Grinnin' - Opdycke Gang
Thurs
April 16
10:15 Four County Cosmetology
6 - 9 needed sign up
Fri
April 17
West Unity visits for the day
Wed
April 22
10:30 Earth Day visitor Kim Shoup
Fri
April 24
10:30 Ohio Consumer Counsel Program
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

MARCH
Wed
Mar 4
10:30 Director's Chat with Donna
Mon Mar 9 & 
Tue Mar 24
10:30 School Visiting
Mon
Mar 23
4:00 Dinner Out - Hamilton
Mon
Mar 30
10:30 Make Holiday Baskets for HD
 
APRIL  
Wed
April 1
10:30 Director's Chat with Donna
Mon
April 13
Dinner Out at Das Essen Haus
Tue
April 21
10:30 High School will be here to perform
 

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

MARCH  
Mon
Mar 2
11:45 Blood Pressure Checks
Mon
Mar 9
12:00 Free hearing screening
Mon
Mar 16
12:15 Healthy Idea Program with
Maumee Valley
Wed
Mar 18
Make Goodie Bags for Home Delivery Friends
Wed
Mar 25
10:30 Learn basic Tai-Chi movements in a chair
 
APRIL  
Mon
April 6
11:45 Blood Pressure Checks
Tue
April 7
10:30 Make no-bake cookies
Mon
April 13
12:15 Make a creative spring flower craft
Wed
April 15
Tax Day - Bring a friend and receive a free lunch
Tue
April 21
4:00 Meet at Clubhouse Pizza
Wed
April 22
12:00 Fall Prevention with Speaker Dr. Haggerty
Wed
April 29
11:30 Friends from the Village for Lunch
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mondays in March 2 & 16; April 6, 20 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for March and April
MARCH  
Wed
Mar 4
10:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Wed
Mar 11
10:30 Hearing Aid Center
Mon
Mar 30
Talk a Walk in the Park
(weather permitting)
 
APRIL  
Wed
April 8
10:30 Hearing Aid Center
Fri
April 17
Building rented Transportation to Monteplier
Fri
April 24
10:00 AmeriCare
Thurs
April 30
Hairstylist Appreciation Day
(ask your hairstylist to lunch)
 

 

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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 

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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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