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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Senior Services

Kit Paternoster of Hancock County Senior Services with Julie Dishman Kiwanis President

Kit Paternoster,Volunteer Coordinator with Hancock County Senior Services spoke to Kiwanis about the many services provided by Senior Services.  Kit grew up an an Eastsider, moved to New England, was a Psychotherapist, and moved back to Indiana in 2003. She joined Senior Services in 2012.

Senior Services most widely known service is providing transportation.  The HART, Hancock Area Rural Transport provides transportation within the county.  For more information on HART see
http://hcssi.org/wp-content/uploads/Transportation-Brochure-January-2020.pdf.  

Other services provided include:
  • Information and referral services
  • Handyman services 
  • Homemaker services including house cleaning  
  • Respite care for caregivers
  • Telephone reassurance program
  • Visiting volunteers
  • Stae Health Insurance Program 
  • Group volunteers who provide services to seniors
  • Senior Law project
  • Commodities supplemental food program
  • Ladies day out
  • Parkinson's Support Group
  • High School student and Senior activities during school year 
  • Tax form preparation by appointment 
  • Women's Health Group
The Senior Services has a Bingo Fundraiser at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on April 20, 2020.
For more information on any of the programs see hcssi.org/ or call 317.462.3758


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Greenfield Kiwanians perform service projects to help people and organizations. We also perform service projects to raise funds to support Riley Children's Hospital and many local charities.