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!
Tues, Aug 13- Free glucose & blood pressure screenings 10-11 AM,
Site Council Meeting 10:30 AM, Bingo & Cards 12:30 PM
Thurs, Aug 15- Medicare Part A & B Prevention & Wellness Benefits, Extra Help/LIS,
Medicare Savings Program, Benefit Access Enrollment Event at Hennepin Library 9:30-11:30 AM
Tues, Aug 20- "Eleanor Roosevelt & The Civil Rights Movement"
Program by Historian Jim Gibbons 12:30 PM
Thurs, Aug 22- Ice Cream Social 12:30 PM
Tues, Aug 27- Bingo & Cards 12:30 PM
Wed, Aug 28- Hennepin Cards 1 PM
Thurs, Aug 29- Fun w/ Luann 12:30 PM
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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment is right around the corner!
Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $41,000 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.
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, 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
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.
The Putnam County Community Center is a cooling center during our regular business hours of Monday-Friday 8 am to 3 pm. Cooling centers keep people safe and comfortable during extreme high temperatures and help reduce utility costs.
Hearing Health Presentation
by Theos Audiology Solutions
Thursday, September 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Kendra Theodosopoulos, audiologist and owner of Theos Audiology Solutions LLC in Peru will be presenting on hearing, hearing loss, and hearing aid technology. Join us on September 12th at 12:30 PM to learn about how we hear, the signs of hearing loss, how a hearing loss is diagnosed, hearing aid technology, how to communicate with someone who has hearing loss, and get answers to frequently asked questions regarding hearing aids. Afterwards, Dr. Theodosopoulos will be offering free video otoscopy and hearing screenings.
Theos Audiology Solutions is not endorsed by or directly affiliated with the PCCC.