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The Putnam County Community Center is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that provides a variety of services to the aging & disabled. As a community center, we also strive to provide programs & activities for all ages in our community. Located off of Route 71 in Standard, the PCCC has been serving residents of Putnam and surrounding counties since 1975. The PCCC is partially funded by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging.





The Putnam County Community Center is state, federal and locally funded by business and civic organizations, township and county governments and individuals in our community. We must raise $31,356 this fiscal year in order to meet our obligations for matching federal funds. PCCC is a not-for-profit organization; all donations are tax-deductible so please request a receipt if you would like to have one for your records. Online donations can be made below or you can help PCCC when you shop online with Amazon Smile or Goodsearch!

Upcoming at PCCC

















Mon, July 16- Medicare Part A & B, MSP, LIS, Extra Help Enrollment Event 9-10 AM


Tues, July 17- Cards 12:30 PM


Thurs, July 19- Music Therapy w/ Michelle 12:30 PM


Tues, July 24- July Birthday Lunch 11:30 AM, Bunco 12:30 PM


Wed, July 25- Hennepin cards 1 PM


Thurs, July 26- Fun w/ Luann 12:30 PM
















































 




















What would you like to see from PCCC?

Please submit your suggestions below to help us better serve YOU!

You're getting a new Medicare card!


Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards starting in April 2018. This mailing is nationwide and will take approximately a year. New cards will be sent through the mail; Medicare will NEVER call or e-mail you regarding your new card. PLEASE be aware there are scammers who are already taking advantage of this.



Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $38,000 last year during Medicare Part D Open Enrollment! We are your one stop for Medicare help. As a certified SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) site, the PCCC has counselors ready to answer your questions.


Medicare help is by appointment only. Please call (815) 339-2711 or (800) 757-4579 to make your appointment.






The Putnam County Community Center is a cooling center during regular operating hours of Monday through Friday 8 AM- 3 PM. Cooling centers help keep people safe during extremely hot weather and help save money on energy costs. For more information on cooling centers, please visit keepwarm.illinois.gov.





PCCC's Outreach worker will be available in the coming months at the locations listed below to answer questions and discuss available benefits and programs for those 60+. No appointment necessary. Call 815-339-2711 for more information.


Granville Library- April 12 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Lake Thunderbird Clubhouse- May 10 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Hennepin Library- June 14 from 9:30-11:30 AM

McNabb Library- July 16 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Granville Library- August 9 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Hennepin Library- September 13 from 9:30-11:30 AM



Are you a caregiver of a family member? Whether you take care of a parent or older family member or are a grandparent taking care of grandchildren, the PCCC can provide information, assistance and referrals.


PCCC Annual Cubs Bus Trip

Friday, September 28 @ 1:20 PM


This trip is officially sold out. Please note that we do typically have cancellations so if you would like to place your name on a waiting list, please call (815) 339-2711.

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body:

Tips from the Latest Research


August 7 @ 12:30 PM

Ice Cream Social to follow


For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.



PC EMS Director Andy Jackson will be at the PCCC to teach Friends & Family  CPR/First Aid. This course is free and open to the public. You will not be certified following this course but you will gain general knowledge of what to do in the event of an emergency or injury. If interested, please call (815) 339-2711.