enior services are available five days a week and provide socialization and wellness activities to enable older adults to remain independent, healthy, and connected to others.
The Center provides individuals, 60 years and older, a renewed sense of independence. With a full schedule of activities and the ability to socialize with peers, the John H. Boner Community Center provides a home away from home for older Hoosiers. Individuals may become lonely after the passing of a spouse, less frequent visits from family, or may have physical limitations that prevent them from leaving their home. From Bingo to outings to a computer Lab specialized for older adults, individuals remain active which, in turn, increases their mental and physical well-being. The Center also provides regular health screenings which not only encourages early detection of health issues, but also promotes a healthy lifestyle. Free transportation is provided to and from homes furthering the feeling of independence and freedom.
Elder Alternative Adult Day Service
Elder Alternative Adult Day Service is the destination of choice for caregivers seeking a caring, stimulating, structured, and safe environment to send their loved ones during the day. Center staff partner with primary caregivers to serve the need of adults challenged with a variety of conditions and limitations. Elder Alternative offers a win/win situation for everyone in the family not only the participant, but also for the family member who has primary responsibility as caregiver. The program provides a much-needed respite for the caregiver, affording a break from the physical demands, and stress of providing round-the-clock care. Adults 18 years or older, or those with health impairments that limit their involvement in daily activities are eligible to enroll in this service. A full-time on-site registered nurse monitors individual’s health and medications while at the Center. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Center makes this service affordable to everyone by providing a private pay sliding fee scale and accept Medicaid Waiver, Veteran’s Administration, CHOICE and have scholarship funding is available.