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 $34,035 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 through the "Donate" button or you can help PCCC when you shop online with Amazon Smile or Goodsearch. Click on the Goodsearch or Amazon links below to start shopping!

Upcoming at PCCC

Thurs, Nov 7- Music Therapy 12:30 p.m.

Fri, Nov 8- PCCC Board Meeting 9:30 a.m.

Tues, Nov 12- "USAF, Strategic Defenses, Yesterday & Today"

program by Ron Bluemer 12:30 p.m. (Cards to follow program)

Wed, Nov 13- 2 p.m. Bingo at Lake Thunderbird; leave the PCCC at 1:30 p.m.,

"Companions on the Journey: Twists & Turns of Caring for a Person with Dementia"

program by Carol Krancic 5:30 p.m.

Thurs, Nov 14- PC Library sponsored Classic Movie, "Harvest Moon" 12:30 p.m.



What would you like to see from PCCC?

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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment is October 15 through December 7.

Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $41,000 last year during Medicare Part D Open Enrollment! Each year, Medicare beneficiaries should review available Part D plans to ensure they have the best fit for their needs. 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. In office and in home appointments are available for your convenience. 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 D, Medicare Part A & 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, Aug 15- Hennepin Library 9:30-11:30 am

Mon, Sept 16- McNabb Library 9:30-11:30 am

Thurs, Oct 24- Lake Thunderbird Clubhouse 9:30-11:30 am

Thurs, Nov 7- Granville Library 9:30-11:30 am

Tues, Nov 12- Sally Sue's Coffee 9:30-11:30 am

Thurs, Nov 21- Hennepin Library 9:30-11:30 am

Mon, Dec 2- McNabb Library 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.

"Companions on the Journey: Twists & Turns of Caring for a Person with Dementia"

Wed, Nov 13 @ 5:30 p.m.

"Companions on the Journey: Twists & Turns of Caring for a Person with Dementia" is a caregiver-focused program presented by Carol Krancic. Carol Krancic is a local Life Enrichment/Dementia Specialist at Mendota Lutheran Home with decades of experience in the field. Bring your questions!

Please call (815) 339-2711 by Monday, November 11 to let us know you will be attending. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Putnam County Community Center is a warming center during our regular business hours of Monday-Friday 8 am to 3 pm. Warming centers keep people safe and comfortable during extreme cold temperatures and help reduce utility costs.

"Consumer Fraud & Identity Protection"

Presented by a representative from the Office of Illinois Attorney General, Kwame Raoul

Tues, Nov 12 @ 12:30 p.m.