The Senior Activities Program at Neighborhood House
Our Senior Services program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Heart of Illinois United Way.
MEN & WOMEN 55 & BETTER The programs for men & women 55 and give them the opportunity to engage in various activities that foster independence, social interaction and good health. A menu of activities are offered that range from recreation to sewing to bus trips to playing cards & more. During organized events, a nutritious meal and entertainment is provided to each participant.Tuesday Club Enjoyed a trip to Great Oaks Camp and it was delightful for the group. They played indoor and outdoor games, ate lunch and enjoyed the great outdoors! Various health screenings, exercise class twice a month, informational programs and speakers are scheduled after 11am. A hot lunch is served at noon, followed by a brief meeting, cards and Bingo! Transportation is available for a donation of $1.00 each way. Tuesday Club members enjoy outings to the Par-A-Dice, the Spirit of Peoria, the Circa 21 Dinner Theatre, Civic Center, Springfield Lincoln Museum and, of course, the annual trip to see the bald eagles. There are many other trips taken throughout the year.
Paper Rollers This group meets every Thursday to and rolls newspapers for the PAWS. They arrive around 8:30 a.m. and roll papers until after lunch.
Volunteer Corps This group of women provide volunteer service for all Neighborhood House functions. Lunch and mileage reimbursement may be provided through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
Wednesday Club The Club meets for lunch, a brief meeting and Bingo and also plan various day trips! It's cards and it's socializing. ; A hot meal is served at noon, followed by a brief meeting, cards and Bingo! Transportation is available for a donation of $1.00 each way.
Quilters The ladies meet every Monday and Thursday, 7:30-11:30. They enjoy making and finishing quilts for people. The quilters enjoy sharing stories about their families and loved ones.
Other activities include card parties... anniversary and holiday dinners... bake sale... Valentine's Day party... and St. Patrick's Day celebration and other holiddays.
Game Room Persons over 55 are invited to participate in recreational activities at the House. Activities include: pool, air hockey, ping pong, etc. OVER 55 & FIT Persons over 55 are invited to utilize the exercise equipment providing they have a release from their doctor. Exercise equipment includes: elliptical trainer, weight machine, stair stepper, etc.
For more information, call Larry at 309.674.1131