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#Giving Tuesday: November 28

posted Nov 12, 2017, 7:55 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Nov 12, 2017, 8:03 AM ]

Looking for a way to help our seniors?  Here's your chance!  November 28th is #GivingTuesday and by visiting anytime on that date you can make a donation to help provide much-needed services to the senior adults of Presque Isle County.  Show your holiday spirit and donate locally on this global day of giving!

Bus Rides

posted Jul 19, 2017, 1:04 PM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Jul 19, 2017, 1:17 PM ]

Need a ride?  
Our drivers are friendly, our fares are reasonable and we pick you up at your door (for most trips). Typically, our buses stay within county limits, but each month we offer 3 out of county trips: 
--Alpena County Trip:   Walmart, Meijer, Lunch at an Alpena restaurant, and Save-a-Lot. Medical appointments are accommodated when possible. 
          When? First Monday and 3rd Friday of every month.
--Freddie's Family Market, Montmorency County:  Grocery Shopping and more
          When?  Last Friday of the month
      For more information about our transportation program, Call (989) 766-8191.

New leadership at PICCOA

posted Mar 5, 2017, 12:41 PM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Mar 5, 2017, 12:42 PM ]

Dennis Fay was elected president of the board of directors at our February meeting. He resides in Presque Isle and has been active on our board for many years, most recently serving as vice president.  Hollie Sabatos stepped down after presiding as president since October 2015; she continues to serve as a trustee.

Our new vice president is Terry Rubeo of Rogers City.

Both Centers Closed

posted Mar 2, 2017, 5:06 AM by Denise Parrott

March 2, 2017:  Both centers are closed today as we attempt to dig out from more than a foot of snow!  We apologize for the cancellation of all programs including Home-Delivered Meals, Congregate Meals and Transportation.

Construction Ahead!

posted Jan 25, 2017, 8:18 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Jan 25, 2017, 8:25 AM ]

The Posen dining room will be closed for renovations from Sunday, Jan. 29 -- Saturday, Feb 11.
Congregate meals and Bingo will be canceled during that 2-week period.
We will re-open for Congregate meals on Sunday, Feb. 12th.
Meanwhile, all other Posen programs will be running as usual, including transportation, home-delivered meals, and in-home services.
We apologize for the inconvenience!

Disagreeable Weather

posted Jan 17, 2017, 4:06 AM by Denise Parrott

Both senior centers are closed today due to the ice and hazardous road conditions. Buses are canceled as are meals--both home-delivered and congregate. Exercise and bingo at the Onaway center are canceled, as well.

Introduction to Tai Chi

posted Jul 31, 2016, 11:54 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Jul 31, 2016, 11:57 AM ]

Introductory Tai Chi classes will start August 2nd at Thunder Bay Therapy in Rogers City (140 S Bradley Hwy).  The classes run for 6 weeks and are team-taught by certified instructors Christine Losinski (from the Council on Aging) and Arika Kunith, physcial therapist from Thunder Bay Therapy. There is no charge but you must pre-register.  Call us for more information:  989.766.8191.  

Cinco de Mayo Party!

posted Apr 28, 2016, 2:27 PM by Denise Parrott

We'd love to see you at our Cinco de Mayo party on Thursday, May 5 - Onaway center.  Music starts at 2 pm and features Charlie and Dave.  Dinner is served at 4:30 pm with a special menu including chicken enchiladas, spanish rice, refried beans and more!  

Project Senior Fresh - 2016

posted Apr 3, 2016, 7:07 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Apr 28, 2016, 2:12 PM ]

The distribution date for this year's Senior Project Fresh is June 23: Onaway senior center @ 10:00 a.m. and Posen senior center @ 1:00 p.m.  This is a wonderful program that awards seniors with free coupons to redeem at participating farmers markets and roadside stands for fresh, local, healthy produce.  Watch for more details in our May newsletter!

To qualify, an older adult must:

o    Be 60 years of age or older

o    Have a total household income of 185% of poverty or less 

o    Live in Presque Isle County

You're Invited! Valentine's Party

posted Jan 31, 2016, 8:33 AM by Denise Parrott

Please come and enjoy our Valentine's Day Party at the Onaway Center on February 11th.  Music, dancing, snacks and fun!  Live music by Charlie and Dale.  2 pm - 4 pm.  Free and open to the public.
Why not stay for dinner at 4:30 pm?  Just $3 donation for 60 years and older / $6 for under 60.

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