Prairie County Government

217 West Park Street, Terry, MT 59349-0125

PRAIRIE COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS


Prairie County Senior Citizen Center

112 Garfield Avenue
PO Box 873
Terry, MT 59349-0873
Phone: 406-635-5364

Hours: M-W-F  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
           T–T  8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Senior Center
Coffee is on, and citizens are encouraged to come and join their friends to visit and have coffee.  Bridge is played by groups on Tuesday and Thursday after lunch.  Pool is played whenever the guys get together.  There is always at least one jigsaw puzzle being put together.  The Center also offers fitness equipment, a pool table, and a piano.  The facility can be rented to the public for an event at the cost of $50.00, plus a $50.00 cleaning deposit, paid before use of the building.  The cleaning deposit will be returned if the building is left clean.


Links:
Action for Eastern Montana

Congregate Meals
The Senior Center offers congregate meals every Tuesday and Thursday at noon. For seniors 60 years or older, the suggested meal price is $3.00. The suggested meal price for the general public is $9.65.

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels are delivered to eligible citizens Monday through Friday. More information on this program can be obtained by contacting:
Tyleen Eaton, County Health Nurse
Phone 406-635-2020
Email pchealth@midrivers.com

Senior Companion Program
The Senior Companion program links active senior volunteers with senior citizens for companionship and assistance with errands and other day to day activities.
For more information on the Senior Companion Program contact:
Tyleen Eaton, County Health Nurse
Phone 406-635-2020
Email pchealth@midrivers.com

 

Commodities

Commodity Supplemental Food Program allows you to receive an approximately 40 lb. box of food each month – due to storage space the Prairie County Commodities Program gives out two boxes every other month.  Boxes include peanut butter, cheese, canned fruit and vegetables, grains (macaroni, spaghetti, or rice), cereal (oatmeal, boxed cereal,  or farina), milk, and canned meat products (salmon, chicken, tuna, beef stew, or chili).  You must be 60 yrs. of age or older and qualify by income to participate in the program.  Contact the Community Center Director
at 635-5364.

 

Homemaker

Helping with light housekeeping and errands for seniors
60 and over.

contact:
Tyleen Eaton, County Health Nurse
Phone 406-635-2020
Email pchealth@midrivers.com

 

Personal Care

Performing health-oriented tasks designed to keep people 60 and older in their home environment – includes personal hygiene, grooming, bathing, monitoring blood pressure, and accompanying individuals to doctor appointments.

contact:
Tyleen Eaton, County Health Nurse
Phone 406-635-2020
Email pchealth@midrivers.com