Welcome to Generations
OUR Focus IS SIMPLE: YOUR HEALTH & HAPPINESS.
Welcome to Generations - your connection to health and wellness services.
Here, you'll find a life- changing moment is just a "Hello" away. It's simple.
You talk. We listen. Together, we'll discover a better way to live. After
all, we're committed to making a difference. Whether it's tracking down
the right mobility lift chair, or setting up a caregiver respite care schedule
to provide you with a few hours a week to yourself, we'll become more
than a health and wellness resource, we'll become your trusted friends. Explore
our extensive programs and services designed for the young and old. Independence.
Choice. Dignity. We have the resources for an improved quality of life.
STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SHIP)
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free and unbiased counseling program provided by the Indiana Department of Insurance for Medicare beneficiaries in Indiana. The Generations program is part of a federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs located in every state. SHIP is a non-profit organization designed to provide an unbiased place for seniors and pre-retirees to find answers to their health insurance questions. All of our services are free. SHIP is not affiliated with any insurance company or agency and does not sell insurance. Our program is staffed by a crew of volunteer counselors who have completed intensive training to offer you free and objective assistance in complete confidence.
* Medicare Open Enrollment has ended, but you can still call our toll-free number (1-800-742-9002) every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m. and speak with a SHIP Representative about general Medicare questions.
MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This program is ideal for anyone who is concerned about falls and interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength. It is also perfect for someone who has fallen in the past and has restricted activities because of falling concerns.
Classes are FREE and are held one day a week for 8 weeks. Call Carolyn Sievers at 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5159 and reserve a spot in the Spring 2012 program.
CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CDSMP)
The Chronic Disease Self Management Program was developed by Stanford University. This workshop is given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community centers, libraries, churches, and hospitals. People with different chronic health problems (such as heart disease, lung disease, arthritis, etc.) attend the program together. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and, 6) making informed treatment decisions. Call Carolyn Sievers at 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5159 to reserve a spot in the next class.