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349 North Indiana (corner of Miller and Indiana)

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Fridays & Holidays

Joelle McCoy, Director

Telephone: (219) 924-1405
Fax: (219) 924-1775

The Senior Citizens Center is located at the corner of Miller and Indiana Avenue. The Senior Citizens Center is supported by the Town of Griffith and is open to Griffith residents only. Non-residents may attend if brought as a guest by a Griffith resident.

The center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed on Fridays except for special requests.

Luncheon meals are served to persons aged 50 and over, and meals are $5.00 and catered by Griffith Meat Market. For those desiring lunch, you must call us the day before so that we can advise the food caterer.

Other services include: recreational programs as well as information and referrrals to other senior services.

Regular/Scheduled Activities include:

Free coffee and donuts on Tuesday mornings, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pinochle on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Pinochle tournament every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Quilters meet every Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Swinging Seniors meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Scrabble group meets every Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book club ever 2nd Tuesday of the month - 1:00 p.m.
Bridge club every Thursday - 12:30p.m.


Senior Links

AARP: http://www.aarp.org/

Lake County, Indiana "Meals on Wheels" program: http://www.mealsonwheelsnwindiana.org/

Information on various drugs: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

RxList - The Internet Drug Index: http://www.rxlist.com/

US Government - Medicare Website: http://www.medicare.gov/

US Government - Social Security Administration: http://www.ssa.gov/

US Government - FTC Consumer Sentinel Website: http://www.consumer.gov/sentinel/index.html

State of Indiana - Bureau of Motor Vehicles (drivers licenses, license plates, etc.): http://www.state.in.us/bmv/

US Government - FTC Consumer Info (Identity Theft, Computer Safety, more): http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm

Better Business Bureau for Northern Indiana: http://www.neindiana.bbb.org/

Senior Link: http://www.seniorlink.com/

Recalls (Food, Medicine, Products, Vehicles, Boats, more): http://www.recalls.gov/

Prescription Drug Discount & Assistance Programs for Seniors

Hoosier Rx Prescription Drug Program (Indiana residents only): http://www.in.gov/fssa/elderly/hoosierrx/

Benefits CheckUp Rx at the National Council of Aging (find discount prescription drug programs). Go to: https://ssl1.benefitscheckup.org/ and click on the right side button marked "Benefits CheckupRx".

The Access to Benefits Coalition may be able to help with discount prescription drug programs: http://www.accesstobenefits.org/

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program may be able to help with discount prescription drug programs: https://www.pparx.org/

Search for Prescription Drug Assistance Programs at Medicare: http://www.medicare.gov/MPDPF/Public/Include/DataSection/Questions/MPDPFIntro.asp

Needy Meds website has info on various prescription drug discount programs: http://needymeds.com/

Telephone Privacy - No Telemarketing Calls

The State of Indiana Telephone Privacy Law went into effect on January 1, 2002, and includes the capability for citizens to register themselves and be included on a "don't call/no telephone solicitation" list which telemarketers/telephone solicitors must follow. To find out more about the law - and to register online - visit the Indiana Attorney General's website at: http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/consumer/telephone/.

A National (Federal) "Do Not Call" Registry was implemented in July, 2003, and you can find info at: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/donotcall/index.html


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