Hawesville Senior Center
315 Ridgewood Drive
Hawesville, KY 42348
Lunch Served @ 11:30 Monday-Friday
Lewisport Senior Center
190 Fourth St.
Lewisport, KY 42351
Lunch Served @ 11:30 Tuesday/Thursday
Duke’s Senior Center
900 Happy Hollow Road
Hawesville, KY 42348
Potluck meals 2nd Wednesday of every month
Hancock County Senior Services
Services will be provided and made available based on allocated units to those elderly who are transportation disadvantaged. It is available to clients aged 60 and older. Transportation is provided to doctor’s appointments, the senior centers, the pharmacy, grocery and personal errands in that order of importance. Transportation services will be available Monday thru Friday; from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Tuesday and Thursday will be dedicated to out-of-county appointments. A $20 donation is suggested for all out-of-county round trips, $1.50 donation is suggested for all in-county round trips. To schedule transportation, call (270) 927-8313.
Home-Delivered Meal Services
Meals are delivered to adults 60+ years or older Monday-Friday, who have a medical/physical need that has been determined by an assessment from a case manager, for referrals to this service please call (270) 927-8313 and ask for Lona Morton.
Activities and Events
Hancock County Senior Services offers special programming as well as regularly scheduled recreational activities including Bunco, bingo, cards, billiards craft classes, exercise, day trips, healthcare workshops, Medicare D comparisons, and an annual health fair. You may stop by Hawesville or Lewisport Senior Center locations to pick up a menu and activity calendar.
Other Services offered include:
Telephone reassurance calls are provided regularly to those who are interested in talking socially as well as having someone checking on their health, safety, and welfare.
Information and Assistance
Don’t know where to obtain something or where something is located? Call the Senior Center and we will do all we can to obtain a phone number or office that can assist you.
KY Legal Aid visits Hancock Senior Services quarterly to aid people in establishing wills/power of attorney/advanced directives, guidance to help get affairs in order (ex. In case of long-term care stays.) and to answer general non-criminal legal questions.
One of the most exciting and rewarding aspects of retirement is being able to finally pursue hobbies and activities you never had time for previously. One activity to strongly consider is additional learning. Seniors who are cognitively active are significantly less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, and that’s just one of the many benefits of learning new skills as we age.
Other Benefits of Educational Classes for Seniors Include:
You Can Focus on Your Passions: When you were younger and still working, it’s likely that the majority of learning you did was to advance your career. For instance, you took a course or read a textbook to make yourself more employable or to qualify for a big promotion. As important as these pursuits were for your livelihood, now that you’re retired you can focus exclusively on your passions. What is something you’ve always wanted to do, but you just didn’t have the time? Or better yet, why not explore something you’ve never tried before? Maybe you never tried painting before, but after taking a senior education class you find that you love it.
You Get a Chance to Socialize: Not only are classes for seniors fun and educational, but you get to meet other people. Classes provide plenty of time to socialize and speak with like-minded individuals who share your passion.
Keep Your Mind Sharp: Challenging our minds has a tremendous impact on our brain health and overall well-being. Sometimes in retirement it can get easy to become complacent. After working hard your entire life, you certainly deserve some down time. But it’s important to keep yourself active as you age.
HANCOCK COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES WANTS TO LEARN ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES AND CLASSES YOU ARE INTRERESTED IN. (MOST ACTIVITIES WOULD BE FREE, BUT SOME MAY HAVE A COST TO THEM DUE HAVING AN INSTRUCTER AND MATERIALS.)
Hancock County Senior Services DirectorHancock County Government