United Senior Services

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Description:

For people 55 years of age or older.

Health Screenings / Heart Disease - Early Detection: Registered nurse available each Wednesday morning for blood pressure checks for persons 60 years or older. Other health screenings are held at various times throughout the year. Please watch for announcements in the USS CenterPage newsletter or call for more information.

Exercise and Fitness: Provides numerous exercise options including but not limited to fitness room, warm water pool, hula, dancing, stretch and strengthen, Keep Dancin', Moving to Music, Focus on Fitness, Zumba Gold, Yoga, Tai Chi, cycling club. 

Fitness and Mobility - Senior Living: A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Offered in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals Miami Valley, A Matter of Balance includes eight two-hour sessions for a small group led by a trained facilitator. During the class, participants learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risk at home and exercise to increase strength and balance.

Exercise Classes: USS offers a wide variety of recreation and fitness classes, including: Aquatics, Tai Chi, Pickleball, Keep Movin, Moving to Music, Chair Volleyball, Urban Line Dancing, Focus on Fitness, Yoga, Zumba Gold, Hula. Call for days and times of specific classes. Fitness center on site. 

Transportation: Provides transportation for necessary appointments Monday through Friday throughout Clark County. This includes dialysis and chemotherapy. Transportation is available 6am to 6pm for medical appointments. To make an appointment please call United Senior Services at 521-3000  and ask for transportation. A two week notice is appreciated for in town appointments. Four weeks notice is appreciated for doctor appointments out of town. Transportation for banking appointments and grocery runs are also available in the same manner.

Support Groups and Social Services: Small and large group activities for seniors who have become isolated because of limited mobility or other chronic conditions. USS professionals lead groups on outings, education and activities that promote socialization and provide tools for coping with issues associated with aging. Referrals accepted. Eligibility determined by assessment. 

Offers congregate and home delivered meals; transportation for medical appointments, grocery and essential errands; benefits assistance service; recreations programs including bingo, art/music/dance, billiards, book group, garden club, board games, photo club, potlucks, trips and tours. 

Medicare: United Senior Services is a certified site for the Ohio Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP).  Trained staff provide information for Medicare, Medicare supplemental insurance policies, Medicare savings programs, prescription assistance including: enrolling in Medicare Part D and accessing additional drug benefits.  Assists with obtaining a health care power of attorney and living will; handles Medicare appeals and provides help understanding medical bills and benefits.  Service is available in the home for homebound individuals.

Diabetes - Education and Prevention: Offers Healthy U, an evidence-based program for chronic pain, chronic disease and diabetes offered in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging.  These three community based workshops help participants learn strategies to manage their health conditions and live healthier, happier lives. For more information call 323-4948 for workshop schedule. 

Address:
125 West Main Street, Springfield, Ohio, USA 45502
Website: www.unitedseniorservices.org
Phone Number: 323-4948 (direct line to transportation: 521-3000)
Hours:

M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Cost: Dues: $10 per year for members. Some services provided at no charge.
Insurance: N/A