1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, 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 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 








 

 

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

JANUARY
Rescheduled to:
Tue.
Jan. 26
Montpelier Fun Night
serving 4:30 - 5:30
Chicken Legs, Baked Potato, Cold Slaw, Brownie, Roll & Beverage
Thurs
Jan. 14
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon.
Jan. 18
No Home Delivery & All Senior Centers
CLOSED for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
 
FEBRUARY  
Thurs.
Feb. 11
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon.
Feb. 15
No Home Delivery & All Senior Centers
CLOSED for Presidents' Day
Thurs.
Feb. 18
West Unity Fun Night
serving 4:30 - 5:30 
Chili, Cole Slaw, Corn Bread, Cherry Jell-O w/Bananas & Beverage
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
JANUARY  
Tue.
Jan. 12
11:00 Blood Pressure checks
Fri.
Jan. 15
10:30 Tea & Cookies
Mon.
Jan. 25
4:00 Night Out - Wynn's
Holiday City
Thurs & Fri
Jan. 28 & 29
9:30 - 2:00 Garage Sale
 
FEBRUARY  
Mon.
Feb. 1
12:00 lunch with Maggie
Wed.
Feb. 10
11:00 Heart Health
Mon.
Feb. 29
4:00 Night Out - Rita's
Edgerton
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JANUARY  
Tue.
Jan. 19
Senior Night Out
 
FEBRUARY  
Thurs.
Feb. 18
Make your own sundae after lunch
Tue.
Feb. 23
Lunch with Maggie
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

 Exercise class everyday 9:15
JANUARY No Night Out this month
 
FEBRUARY  
Tue.
Feb. 2
11:30 Lunch & Chat with Maggie

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY  
Wed.
Jan. 13
10:30 Four County Cosmetology
Tue.
Jan. 19
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Fri.
Jan. 22
10:00 Marilyn Royal
Thurs.
Jan. 28
11:30 Lunch with Maggie
FEBRUARY  
Tue.
Feb. 16
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Fri.
Feb. 26
10:30 Dottie Vollmar/Scams
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY
Thurs.
Jan. 21
10:30 Pioneer School Children visit
Mon.
Jan. 25
4:30 Dinner @ Olivia's Jonesville
FEBRUARY  
Tue.
Feb. 9
10:30 Valentines for Students
Thurs.
Feb. 18
10:30 Pioneer School Children Visit
Thurs.
Feb. 25
11:30 Chat with Maggie

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
JANUARY  
Thurs.
Jan. 21
Make your own Sundae
Mon.
Jan. 25
Senior Night Out
 
FEBRUARY  
Wed.
Feb. 10
12:00 Speaker Lynn Riter
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mondays in Jan. 4 & 25; Feb. 1 & 22 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Most Every Tuesday for January & February
JANUARY  
Tue.
Jan. 19
12:00 Lunch with Maggie
FEBRUARY  No Night Out this month
 

 

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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 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@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
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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