A noon meal is available for a suggested donation for individuals 60 years of age or older. Call 402-367-6131 one day in advance or by 9 am the day of to make a reservation. Meals are also available for those under 60 years of age for a fee.
There are individual, extenuating circumstances that may qualify someone to receive a noon meal for a suggested donation. Please call and visit with the Butler County Program Manager for details.
A salad bar is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays along with the regular meal. A suggested donation of $3.50 for individuals 60 years of age or older and a $4.50 fee for those under age 60 for the daily meal. Call for details.
Home Delivered Meals
These meals are available in David City and close distances. Each meal is one-third of the recommended daily nutritional needs for an individual. The meals are delivered by volunteers dedicated to helping others. Modified diets are also available with doctor's orders. Call for complete information or one day in advance to order a meal.
Health & Fitness
Foot care clinics, blood pressure screenings, and hearing aid services are offered at various times during the month. Special presentations and programs, many focusing on health education, are offered periodically throughout the year.
Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
What: Tai Chi is a graceful form of exerre ise th at i nvo Ives a series of movements, kn own as forms th at a re performed in a slow, focused manner combined with controlled breathing. It is a low impact exercise that puts minimal stress on muscles and joints-making it suitable for many older adults. It doesn't require special equipment and can be practiced indoors or outdoors, either alone or in a group.
Who: People who are 60 years of age or older.
Why: Each year, about one third of adults aged 65 years of age and older fall, and 20 to 30 percent of those who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries, such as bruises, hip fractures, and head traumas. Falls a re the le ad i ng ca use of in jury deaths and the most common ca use of non fatal injuries among this population. By taking a Tai Chi class you improve your strength and balance, and helps prevent falls. Research has shown that practicing Tai Chi, a balance-prompting exercise, is a very effective way for older adults to reduce the risk of falling and to maintain their independence.
FROG - Fitness Reaching Older Generations on Wednesdays: An exercise program led by a trained instructor. It is designed to help older adults improve their mobility and strength to help prevent injuries caused by falls. Exercise is low impact, with or without chair assistance, and only as strenuous as the participant wants it to be.
We have many activities for people to participate in such as quilting, puzzles, and cards. We have cards every Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm.
Public transportation for all ages is provided by the Butler County Transit Van. Service can be one way or round trip. We do have special rate days for Omaha, Lincoln and Columbus. For complete details, cost and scheduling call 402-367-6131.
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 402-367-6131 This is a taxi service in David City that is operated by volunteers. Call for more information or to schedule transportation. Advanced arrangements are necessary.)
An Aging Partners counselor is located at 370 N. Fifth St., David City. Call 402-367-4537 for advice and information on how to remain independent and in your own home.
Butler County Senior Services
Butler County Senior Services is dedicated to helping individuals age 60 and older live independently and remain an active and vital part of the community. We provide information on the network of services available to older adults and assist individuals and their families in accessing these services.
Butler County Senior Services is jointly sponsored by County, State and Federal funds made available through the Butler County Board of Supervisors and Aging Partners. Contributions for services and donations also help to support the program.
All activities and services of the Butler County Senior Services Program are provided without regard to race, color, creed, national origin or disability.
David City, NE
Exercise classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:00; and an equipped exercise room is available for use any time the Center is open. Also, for the convenience of seniors, the Memorial Health Care Systems provide yearly flu shots.
Noon meals are served five days per week, with the exception of holidays or when special activities are scheduled. Birthdays and anniversaries are celebrated each month with a special meal and program.
Fourth Thursday of each month
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Suggested Donation – $6
Large potato, toppings, homemade desserts, and coffee or tea!
Seward Senior Shuttle
The Seward Senior Shuttle provides transportation for senior citizens of Seward who are age 60 or older and are ambulatory. Transportation is provided within the City Limits and two miles beyond. Reservations may be made by calling 402-643-3177 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. This service is provided through the Lied Senior Center and is funded entirely through contributions and donations from clientele, organizations and businesses without the use of tax funds. Riders are asked to donate at least $1 per trip.
The Senior Center of Milford provides services and activities for older adults (60+) in Seward County. The center offers low-cost nutritious meals five days per week. Reservations must be made one day in advance. On the second Thursday of each month, instead of the regular noon meal, brunch is served at 11:00 am, followed by BINGO at 11:30 am. Each Wednesday the center offers a hot dish and Salad Bar. One Wednesday each month is designated as Wellness Wednesday and features a speaker following the Salad Bar. The last Monday of the month a special noon meal with entertainment following, is scheduled to celebrate the Birthdays of that month. All are invited, but reservations must be made in advance.
A variety of recreational activities are offered daily, including crafts, card games, music, exercise classes and equipment. As well as day trips through Seward County Transit. If you have a talent you can share, please stop by!
The Milford Senior Shuttle operates between 9:00 am and 2:30 pm. You may use the shuttle for any stops around Milford, just contact the center, preferably the day before so we can have our drivers ready.
Many opportunities exist for volunteers to share their time and talents. Volunteers help by driving for the Senior Shuttle, picking meals up, preparing and serving meals, training people to use the exercise equipment, preparing for our fundraisers, teaching crafts and exercise classes to name a few.
The Center also offers regularly scheduled blood pressure screenings, blood sugar checks and foot care.
Osceola Senior Center provides a variety of services that are available to Polk County. These services include: Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites, Home Delivered Meals, Information & Referral, Leisure Activities/Recreation. This agency serves older adults that are 60 years old and older. Contact the agency for any eligibility questions. You can also contact your closest Aging & Disability Resource Center: Aging Partners.
Serves congregate meals 5 days a week and home delivered meals 7 days a week. Busy wheels, cards, pool, games, puzzles, fellowship, birthday parties.
Clinics to monitor blood pressure will be held each Tuesday of the month. They will be held at the Senior Center and rotate between each town in Polk County.
First Tuesday - Osceola Senior Center
Second Tuesday - Shelby Senior Center
Third Tuesday - Stromsburg Senior Center
Fourth Tuesday - Polk Senior Center
Walk-ins are welcome any day of the week at the Polk County Health Department. Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Polk County Health Department
330 North State Street
Osceola, NE 68651
330 North State Street
Congregate and Home Delivered Meal Program, meals are served Monday through Friday. The Osceola and Stromsburg Centers have Home Delivered meals on the weekends supplied by the nursing facilities. Holiday and Special Meals. Potluck meals once per month. Exercise and Nutrition Programs in all centers. Regular free blood pressure checks by Polk County Health Department. Pool and Pitch tournaments each month.
Pool, cards, puzzles, dominoes, morning coffee. and telecare. Bingo on 1st Wednesday, Cards or Dominoes every Tuesday afternoon, exercise on Mondays and Thursdays and Birthday Party every other month on the 3rd Friday. Potluck, Pool and Pitch tournaments. Hours-9am to 3 pm Monday through Friday except holidays.
The Shelby Senior Center had new facilities built in 1995. The Center provides noon meals, meals-on-wheels, a handi-bus, quilting, crafts, cards, bingo, pedicures, and programs. The facilities include: a kitchen, pool table, T.V. and VCR, piano, and magazines. The facilities are available for rent for functions (parties, graduations, anniversaries, etc.).
Congregate Meals 5 days a week-served at Senior Center. Home delivered meals 7 days a week, Shuffleboard, Vintage Voice, Pool, Cards, Puzzles, Craft Shop, Coffee and goodies, Meeting places, Blood Pressure checks, Aerobics, Pot Luck once a month, Busy Wheels, Tele-Care.
The York Area Senior Center is a non-profit 501c(3) organization located in York, Nebraska. The facility is located at 725 Nebraska Avenue in York, NE in the downtown area. Through donations, grants, assistance from the City of York, and many, many volunteers the doors opened in August, 2002. We serve the senior population of 55 years of age and older in a various ways. We welcome visitors from all over anytime our facility is open.
Along with daily activities, many special events take place throughout the year. We hold a special fundraising meal the 3rd Thursday of each month and everyone is welcome to attend. Movie days, holiday parties, evening gatherings, and weekend events provide options to many different people and their interests.
Meals are available most days that we are open. York County Aging serves hot meals and soup/salad bars and volunteers hosts potlucks and special day meals. Guest speakers and entertainers visit us on Wednesdays after the noon meal and during the once a month supper meal provided by York County Aging. Specific menus are available at the facility.
The York Area Senior Center is also used as a rental space for wedding receptions, birthday and anniversary parties, group meetings, etc. We have a fully equipped commercial kitchen, a variety of seating options, and a conference room for smaller groups. Wi-Fi internet is available.