The Senior sites are committed to operating in accordance with the National Institute of Senior Center Standards. The Cherokee County Senior Sites offer the following programs.
- Agency Referrals
- Congregate Activities
- Congregate Nutrition
- Home Delivered Meals
- Home Improvement Assistance
- Peer Socialization
- Senior Education on various topics
Congregate activities include:
- Blood pressure check-ups
- Exercise classes
- Field Trips
- Holiday and Birthday parties
At 11:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday a nutritious meal is served at senior sites. Contributions are encouraged. Seniors need to call a day ahead to reserve a meal.
Volunteer drivers deliver nutritious, catered meals to home-bound citizens, who are 60 years or older. To qualify for meal delivery, persons must be home-bound and unable to cook nutritious meals, due to physical and/or mental impairments. Contributions are encouraged, but not required. Cancellation of a meal delivery requires one day’s advance notice.
Cherokee County offers this service to senior citizens who are low-income and cannot afford to have the repairs done. These services include:
- Building ramps
- Heating or water problems
- Repairing steps and porches
- Replacing old appliances
Rides are provided by Cherokee County Transit for seniors to visit the senior sites for lunches, activities, medical appointments, shopping, pharmacy, banks, post office, etc. One days advanced notice is required and contributions are encouraged. Click here for Cherokee County Transit.
Many seniors need other help and we provide information about other agencies including:
- Food Pantry
- Health Department
- Home Health Agencies
- PDP (Prescription Drug Program)
- SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program)
- Social Security
- Social Services
- View the 2021-2022 Senior Resource Guide Here