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February 2024 Newsletter & Activities

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Welcome to Defiance County Senior Services & Summit 60 Social Center!

At DCSS we provide all kinds of services and programs including nutrition, transportation and education. In our welcoming facilities, we also offer supportive services, events, trips and other great activities. Take some time and see what Defiance County Senior Services & Summit 60 Social Center has to offer here on our webpage and if you would like more details feel free to give us a call at (419) 782-3233!

Services

Nutrition Programs

Defiance County Senior Services provides lunch in our cafe at both of our locations – our main center in Defiance and our outreach center in Hicksville. Senior Services is also a national member of Meals on Wheels of America and can provide hot delivered meals to your home! We offer frozen meals and therapeutic meals when medically necessary to any of our clients in the county. Our meals are approved by a licensed dietician who pays extra attention to sodium and carbohydrates to ensure a well balance meal. Our Client Resource Specialist will sit with you in our Defiance office or discuss your assessment and options with you on additional needs and to make you aware of available resources in our community.

Defiance County Senior Services also acts as a community hub for a commodities programs as well as the Farmer's Market coupon program. Transportation for grocery shopping are also available services. For more information or to access ingredient contents, please contact nutrition manager, Ginny Wiseman directly at 419-782-3321 or call our main line at 419-782-3233.

Transportation

Defiance County Senior Services provides transportation to all the citizens of Defiance County, 60 years or better, for medical appointments, therapy, grocery shopping and more. We also provide transportation to and from your home to Summit 60 Social Center. Summit 60 of Hicksville can provide the same service and will offer a shuttle service to Defiance on the days they are not open! For more information, please call our Transportation Coordinator, Dennis Vajen at 419-782-3233.

Summit 60 Social Center Activities

We offer a wide variety of programs for the community whether your 60 or 160! From puzzles, cards and bingo to bus trips, baseball games and Casinos, our activities are designed to enlighten, enjoy and inspire.

For more information please call our Activities Coordinator, Dawn Knox at 419-782-3233!

Supportive Services

For more information on these services and other services we have to offer, please call our main line at 419-782-3233.

  • Alzheimer's Support – Senior Services offers a confidential support group each month. The group meets the first Thursday of the month at 1:30pm.
  • Medicare Assistance – Education and assistance is available to help in identifying Medicare insurance and drug plans
  • Lunch and Learns – Monthly educational events held during lunch to help our community know about health, government and more!

Volunteer Opportunities @ Summit 60

We would love to have you come in and share your time and talents! Whether you have an hour a year or several hours each day – we'd love to talk with you about our volunteer opportunities.

Our wonderful Volunteers:

  • Work in our café
  • Help decorate for special events
  • Help out in our library
  • Teach Bible Study, crafts and other skills
  • Join as a member of our Auxiliary and help raise funds for Senior Services And so much more.

We couldn't do all we do without our volunteers. Come join us! For more information, call us at 419-782-3233.