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 $33,694 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, April 15- AARP Smart Driver Course 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,

Exercise Class 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tues, April 16- AARP Smart Driver Course 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.,

Cards & Bingo 12:30 p.m.

Wed, April 17-Exercise Class 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Thurs, April 18- Easter Party w/ Bonnet Parade & Egg Hunt 12:30 p.m.

Fri, April 19- PCCC Closed


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Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $41,000 this 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.

Upcoming Enrollment Events

PCCC staff will be holding enrollment events to discuss available benefits and programs for those 60+ and provide enrollment assistance with Medicare Part B Prevention & Wellness Benefits, Extra Help/Low Income Subsidy, Medicare Savings Programs and Benefit Access. No appointment necessary. Call 815-339-2711 for more information.

Thurs, April 25- Hennepin Library 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Mon, May 13- Following Medicare 101 program at PCCC

Mon, May 20- McNabb Library 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Mon, June 17- PCCC 9-10 a.m.

Thurs, June 6-Lake Thunderbird 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Mon, July 15- PCCC 9-10 a.m.

Thurs, July 18- Granville Library 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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.

AARP Smart Driver Course

April 15 & 16, 2019

8:30 AM-12:30 a.m.

AARP Driver Safety Program is a classroom driver refresher course designed especially for drivers age 50 and over. This program aims to help community members retain their driving competency. Learn driving strategies, understand the effects of aging on driving, reduce the chance of having an accident and know when to retire from driving. At completion of this course; participants will receive a certificate that can be presented to their automobile insurance holder that may entitle them to a discount. There is a $15 fee for AARP members (with AARP membership card) and $20 fee for non-members; on the first day of class and payable to AARP for the instruction book and materials. You must attend both days for insurance discount eligibility. Please register by calling (815) 339-2711 or (800) 757 4579. Lunch will be available both days at no cost to those 60+ however there is a $5 suggested donation.

Are you about to turn 65 or just confused by Medicare?

Beneficiaries & caregivers of beneficiaries,

this program is for you!

Medicare 101

Monday, May 13 @ 5:30 p.m.

PCCC's certified SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) counselors will be presenting the basics of Medicare

with a question & answer portion at the end.

An enrollment event will follow the program.

PCCC Health Fair

Thursday, May 30

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Free blood pressure & glucose screenings

Meet people in our community who can help

with your needs & questions

Salad bar beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Enter to win exciting door prizes!

12:30 pm Presentation by Legacy Law Firm,

"Medicaid Pre-Planning", on how to protect

your assets for the future.

This event is FREE & open to community seniors & their caregivers! Call (815) 339-2711 for more information.