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Christian County Celebrating Older American Day

The month of May marks Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is “Age My Way.”  The goal is to promote services that are available to help senior citizens stay in their homes.  Illinois Department on Aging Director Paula Basta says that there is a State Senior Helpline to help.


Basta says help and assistance is available for those who need it at illinois.gov/aging. . 



The Senior Citizens of Christian County will also be celebrating Older Americans Month by celebrating Older Americans day on May 25th. The event will take place at 11:30 at 701 W. Adams Street in Taylorville. Alana Gray, Site Supervisor for Meals on Wheels, says that there will be lunch and plenty of other activities.



Gray says this is a great way to remember all that they’ve done for the community and all they continue to do.



For more information contact the Christian County Senior Citizens at 217-824-4263.

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