On May 6, 2014 Greene County Voters approved the Senior Services Levy Issue, continuing Senior Services in Greene County until at least 2019.
The Greene County older population (60 and better) will have increased by more than 17% between 2010 and 2015 and another 16% by 2020. And as we age, the chance that we will need some type of assistance with daily tasks increases exponentially.
The Greene County Council on Aging’s Partners in Care (PIC) program helps Greene County seniors remain at home by providing services that help with daily tasks, such as home-delivered meals, homemaking and personal care, emergency response systems, adult day care, medical transportation, and grab bar installations. These services can often delay or prevent the need for residential care and provide much needed assistance and respite to the family, friends and other community members caring for older adults in Greene County.
Partners in Care is funded by the Senior Services Levy, which has been passed by Greene County voters every five years since 1999. The Senior Services Levy also provide funding to area senior centers for programming, supportive services and transportation services.
Without the Senior Services Levy thousands of seniors would lose their home-delivered meals, medical transportation, guidance with their Medicare and other insurance decision-making, and so much more.