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Our Services

 

Since 1973, the Powell Senior Center has been serving people aged 60+ in Powell, Wyoming and its surrounding rural areas of Willwood, Ralston, Garland, and Clark. ​

With the help from 13 staff members and numerous volunteers, we deliver the following needed services to our rural community: 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm

​​Saturday and Sunday Closed

Physical Address:

248 North Gilbert Street

Powell, WY 82435

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 1156

Powell, WY 82435

Phone: (307) 754-4223

Email: psc@tritel.net

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 Meals

   Nutritious Congregate (dining room) Meals​​

 

      -  served Monday through Friday at our dining room

      - served Monday through Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Manor's dining room

      - $3.50 suggested contribution per meal for qualifying seniors

      - $6.50 required per meal for guests under age 60

 

    Nutritious Home-Delivered Meals

      -  delivered to community members who live in Powell (Monday through Saturday)

      - delivered to people within a 10-mile radius of Powell (Monday through Friday)

      - $3.50 suggested contribution per meal for qualifying seniors

      - $6.50 required per meal for guests under age 60

 

    Frozen Meals

      - $2.00 for frozen leftover entrees and $1.50 for soup

      - an affordable option for home-bound seniors on weekends and evenings

   

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Transportation

 

  Public Transportation

     -  four ADA-accessible vehicles

     - Monday through Friday transportation within a 10-mile radius of Powell

     - operating hours: 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

     - transportation to any appointment (medical, beauty, banking, etc.), shopping, dining activities,

       or visiting friends

     - $1.50 per one-way ride for qualifying seniors; $0.50 for each additional stop

     - $5.00 per ride for all other riders

     - 10 ride punch ticket available for $15.00

     - monthly shopping trip to Walmart in Cody 

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Activities

 

   Celebrations

     -  monthly birthday party to honor all of our seniors born in each month

     - celebrations for Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Mother and Father's Days, and all holidays

 

  Socialization Opportunities

     -  card games on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

 

     - craft group every Tuesday and Friday 

 

     - bingo and dominos several times a month

     - Wednesday mornings: cinnamon rolls and coffee

 

     - "Coffee with the Cops" and "Coffee with the Fire Department" and other protective 

       professional group leaders 

 

   Entertainment

     - monthly events with local musicians and school choirs 

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Wellness

 

   Client Advocate Services (Forms and Assistance)

     -  assistance for clients who are on Social Security or Medicare

     - assistance signing up for Social Security and Medicare

 

     - During Part D open enrollment each year (October 15 through December 7th), review and compare

       prescription drug plans with a counselor to determine if you are on the cheapest plan for next year

 

     - information on Medicare Supplement Plans

     - assistance with LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) forms, low-income housing

       applications, property tax rebate forms, and life insurance paperwork

     - assistance with Legal Aid of Wyoming Inc. paperwork for those unable to afford legal services

   Preventative Health and Wellness

     -  daily blood pressure checks 

     - monthly blood pressure checks with Northwest College nursing students

     - educational talks on senior health issues from local health professionals

     - yearly host of a Park County Public Health flu vaccination clinic

 

    Medical Equipment Loan Closet

     - medical equipment available for loan: wheelchairs, walkers, shower benches, toilet risers, 

      canes, crutches, and more 

     - incontinence products provided for people who cannot afford them

 

   Foot Clinic

     - monthly toenail clippings, foot massages, and feet examinations with a registered nurse

 

   Fitness and Exercise

     - exercise equipment available for use

    - fitness classes focusing on range of motion, balance, and mobility on Mondays (10 to 11 am),

      Wednesdays (1 to 2 pm), and Fridays (10 to 11 am)

 

            - $0.50 per class

            - $5.00 punch tickets are available

    - Wii bowling once a week  

 

   Nutrition and Health Education

    - several professional community members talk to our seniors on a variety of senior-related

      subjects 

   Electronic Companion Pets

    - electronic companion pets are waiting to be adopted from the center. They are free to qualifying

      new owners 

 

 

   Purple Bags

     - Every three months, a group of local churches purchase daily needed items (toothpaste, soap,

       laundry soap, tissues, toilet paper, etc.) and create "Purple Bags"

 

     - bags are delivered to each of our home-delivery clients, both in town and out of town

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Classes, Taxes, and Information

 

 

  AARP Drivers Training Classes

     - Defensive Driving Classes (two or three times a year) with AARP volunteers 

 

   Volunteer Income Tax Preparation

    - our volunteers provide yearly income tax reporting and filing services for free

 

  Library

     - lending library of books, movies, puzzles, and books-on-tape 

 

  Information and Media

     - updated information on our website and Facebook page

 

     - bi-monthly "What's Happening at the Senior Center" section in the local Powell Tribune (sponsored

       by local medical centers)

     - newsletters with our menus and activity calendars for the next two months, information on

       our services, information from the local Police Department, and highlights of local business services

       related to seniors' needs

     - educational sessions with local law enforcement about current scams and fraud

     - list of individuals and agencies that provide in-home services for seniors. We encourage our seniors

       to check all references before hiring in-home help

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