SENIOR OUTREACH PROGRAM and the SHAFFER SENIOR ENRICHMENT CENTERThe Senior Outreach Program offers a variety of services for seniors who live in Highlands neighborhood. These services include educational and recreational activities, transportation, advocacy, referral services, health promotions and benefits counseling (to assist with selecting plans and benefits for Medicare Part D). The following services are offered within this program. Click to download our current newsletter (comes out 3 times a year - February, June and October).
Senior Outreach Program Hours
1228 E. Breckinridge St., Louisville, KY 40204
Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Shaffer Senior Enrichment Center
Located in Woodbourne House at 2204 Woodford Place, 40205 (white house behind Douglass Blvd. Christian Church)
Classes and Activities including gardening, art, bingo and lectures by guest speakers.
Call 502-459-0132 for an activity calendar, to make a reservation for an activity, or to arrange transportation.
Lunch Served **
Lunch is served at 11:30am at the Shaffer Senior Enrichment Center, Woodbourne House, 2204 Woodford Place, 40205.
Meals on Wheels **
We have a contract with Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition to coordinate home-delivered meals to persons age 60 and older who are homebound and unable to prepare meals themselves. A regular balanced diet which meets 1/3 of dietary requirements is provided. To check eligibility, please call 502-459-4887.
** "This project is funded, in part, under a contract with KIPDA and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Nutrient dense meals are planned using preparation and delivery methods that preserve the nutritional value of foods. Meals served provide at least 1/3 of the recommended dietary allowance established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences."
Wellness Services – Including exercise classes, podiatry clinics, and the distribution of health aides like walkers, canes and wheelchairs. Specific exercise classes include zumba, tai chi and line dancing.
Transportation Services – We provide grocery trips to a variety of local retailers in the Highlands, as well as shopping trips to larger retailers in Greater Louisville. Trips to doctor appointments are also available. Call 502-459-0132 for details on routes, restrictions and pickup times/locations.
Additional Services – Including counseling, information on community services and eligibility, housing assistance (HUD, Section 8, long-term care, assisted living and personal care) and application assistance (for Tarc3, LHEAP, QMB, food stamps and Medicare Part D). Call 502-459-0132 for details.