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Main 252-533-2800
Hours Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM

 

701 Jackson Street
Phone: (252) 533-2847 ext. 5
Fax: (252) 533-2803



Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm and Friday 7:30am-12:00pm

Thomas Goble, Senior Center Supervisor
Crystal Burgess, Bus Driver
Janice Dickerson, Administrative Assistant

MONTHLY EVENTS

Mondays

7:30 - 5:00 - Open Exercise 

8:45 - Healthy Bingo

9:30 - 10:30 - J.A. Senior Club Meeting

11:00 - 12:00 - Congregate & Delivered Meals

12:00 - Shopping

1:00 - 4:00 - Knitting Club

2:00 - Movie Day (2nd Monday of the month)   

Tuesdays     

7:30 - 5:00 - Open Exercise   

9:30 - 10:30 - Progressive Senior Club Meeting 

11:00 - 11:30  Group Exercise Class - Strength Focus

11:30 - 12:30 - Tai Chi I

11:00 - 12:00 - Congregate & Delivered Meals

2:00 - 3:00 - Beginning Computer Class 

Wednesdays

7:30 - 5:00 - Open Exercise

9:30 - 10:30 - Chaloner Senior Club Meeting

11:00 - 11:30 - Group Exercise Class - Range of Motion 

11:00 - 12:00 - Congregate & Delivered Meals

1:30 - 3:30 - Bingo - Lloyd Andrews Building

Thursdays

7:30 - 5:00 - Open Exercise

8:00 - 9:00 - Multi-Gym Instruction

10:00 - 11:00 - Chair Yoga

11:00 - 12:00 - Tai Chi II

11:00 - 12:00 - Congregate & Delivered Meals

12:00 - Shopping

1:00 - 4:00 - Crocheting Club

Fridays

7:30 - 12:00 - Open Exercise

9:00 - 10:30 - Wii Bowling 

10:00 - 11:15 - Yoga 

11:00 - 12:00 - Congregate & Home Delivered Meals 

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • January 1 - Center Closed New Years
  • January 13 - Senior Advisory Meeting - 12:15pm
  • January 16 - Game Day - 1:30pm
  • January 20 - Center Closed MLK Day
  • February 20 - Stew & Sandwich Dinner 4:30 - 6:30pm
  • March 19 - Game Day - 1:30 pm
  • April 9 - Senior Easter Egg Hunt & Lunch - 11am
  • April 10 - Center Closed Easter
  • April 13 - Senior Advisory Meeting - 12:15pm
  • April TBD - RV Senior Expo - Kirkwood - 9am - 2pm
  • May 7 - Spring Luncheon - 11:00 am
  • May 21 - Game Day - 1:30pm
  • May 25 - Center Closed Memorial Day

Senior Health Insurance Information Counseling

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Counseling is available throughout the year. People approaching Medicare enrollment or experiencing problems with understanding payment of medical bills should call the Jo Story Senior Center at 533-2849 to schedule an individual appointment for SHIIP Counseling.

Transportation Available

Transportation is provided by the Jo Story Senior Center for people 60 years old or older living within the City of Roanoke Rapids or within two miles of the city. The individual must have designated need for transportation assistance as determined through an application process. Transportation is provided to the senior center or for grocery shopping, general shopping, congregate nutrition, and activities sponsored by the senior center. Call the senior center to obtain an application.

Support Groups

The following support groups meet monthly at the senior center: Care Giver Support Group 3rd Wed. 12:30 pm; Diabetes Support Group 3rd Tues. 11 am; Grief Support Group 2nd Thur. at 2pm. Please call the senior center at 252-533-2849 for additional information and to receive the free senior center newsletter.

Leaf Collection Notification

  • Leaf Collection Notifications

      We have started collecting loose leaves in the alleys. Alleys are only collected once during the season. Also, we are still collecting loose leaves on the street front. Reminder that loose leaf season ends at the end of February.       Crews work a daily assigned route and cannot take special requests or...

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