Lions Club hears about Senior Center’s offerings

Published 3:58 pm Friday, April 12, 2019

Debi Gardner, director of the Decatur County Senior Center, brought the Bainbridge Lions Club up to date Wednesday on the numerous programs they offer for Decatur County senior citizens.

“Our Decatur County Senior Center, located at 402 West Water Street, serves meals to our clients daily at 12 noon, and we also have health and nutrition education and an annual health fair,” Gardner said. “We also have legal information, an emotional support group and blood pressure checks.”

Gardner said that the center welcomes all citizens ages 60 and over and they enjoy bingo, board games and card games.

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“Our slogan at the SOWEGA Council on Aging is living longer, living stronger and living safer,” Gardner continued,” Gardner said. “Our mission is to coordinate a system of services that promote the wellbeing and independence of older and disabled Georgians, helping them achieve healthy and self-sufficient lives.”

She added, “We hope you enjoy coming to our center and will adopt us as your new friends.”

If you have needs in other areas not addressed at the center, you can contact our Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 800-282-6612 or 229-432-1124. We are administered by the SOWEGA Council on Aging, Inc. funded by the Old Americans Act. Of 1965 and home and community based services. Following her presentation to the club, Lions first vice president Stephen Whittaker presented Gardner with a $250 check for the Senior Center.