Jo Story Senior Center

Jo Story Senior Center

701 Jackson Street
Phone: (252) 533-2849
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
Jesse Shotwell, Administrative Assistant
Janice Dickerson, Administrative Assistant

MONTHLY EVENTS

  • Mondays - Healthy BINGO - 8:45 a.m.
  • Mondays - Knitting - 1:00 p.m.
  • Mondays (1st & 3rd) - Optimist Club - 6:00 p.m.
  • Mondays (2nd) - Movie Mondays - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays - Tai Chi I - 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesdays - Group Fitness - 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesdays (3rd) - Diabetes Support - 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesdays - Group Exercise - 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesdays - BINGO - 1:30 p.m. (Lloyd Andrews Bldg.)
  • Wednesdays (1st) - Women’s Ministerial Association - 10:00 a.m.
  • Wednesdays (3rd) - Family Care Support - 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays - Tai Chi II - 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursdays - Crocheting - 1:00p.m.
  • Thursdays (2nd) - Grief Support - 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays (2nd) - Roanoke Valley Quilters' Guild - Board 6:00 pm, Meeting 7:00
  • Fridays - Yoga 10:00 a.m.
  • Fridays - Wii Bowling - 9:00 a.m.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • July 4 - Center Closed Fourth of July

  • July 16 - Senior Advisory Meeting 12:15pm

  • July 10 - Health Screening 10am-12 noon

  • July 19 - Game Time 1:30pm

  • July 24 - Health Care Power of Attorney/Living Wills Clinic 2:30pm

  • August 15 - Health Screening 10am-12 noon

  • September 3 - Center Closed Labor Day

  • September 13 - Health Screening 10am-12 pm

  • September 13 - 40th Anniversary Celebration 5pm

  • September 21 - Game Time 1:30pm

  • October 8 - Center Closed Columbus Day

  • October 9 - Health Screening 10am-12 noon

  • October 15 - Senior Advisory Meeting 12:15pm

  • October 15 - December 6 - SHIIP Counseling by Appointment

  • November 12 - Center Closed Veterans Day

  • November 14 - Health Screening 10am-12 noon

  • November 15 - Game Time 1:30pm

  • November 22 - 23 - Center Closed Thanksgiving Holiday

  • December 24 - 26 - Center Closed Christmas Holiday

  

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.