Senior Citizens

For more information on these services contact Senior Citizen Coordinator:

Tricia Lovec

PO Box 504

214 Park Street

Ekalaka, MT 59324

406 – 775 – 8751

Congregate Meals

Senior Citizens Congregate Meals are available for all seniors over 60 at The Senior Citizens Center for midday meal Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Serving begins at 11:30 am.  Recommended donation is $4.00 for each meal.

Meals On Wheels

Home delivered Meals are available seven days a week. Meals are prepared by the Dahl Memorial Healthcare association meal program and delivered in-home at a recommended donation amount of $3.00  for each meal.

Adult Day Care

Families are able to utilize the Dahl Memorial Nursing Home at no cost as respite care for up to 3 days per month for their dependant loved ones.

Blood Pressure Checks

Free blood pressures checks  once a month at congregate meals.

Senior Center

Next door to the congregate meal site is our Senior Center. It is open for all individuals interested in visiting, completing puzzles, playing card games and a variety of social events. Senior Citizens are welcome to join the Carter County Senior Citizens Club, which meets on the first Tuesday every month.  The Senior Citizen Center is on Main Street, next to the Credit Union.  Senior Citizen Center Phone Number :775-6203

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

This is a federally funded program to provide supplemental food packages to income eligible persons over the age of 60. Food boxes are distributed once a month.

Council On Aging

This Council consists of nine members (5 senior citizens) who meet bi-monthly to oversee the local senior program services and make suggestions as to how they can improve this endeavor.


This service provides assistance in-home with light housework, laundry, shopping and using the telephone. Services provided at a recommended donation of $3.00 each hour. Please call Kathy Smith at 775-6808 to schedule an home visit.

Ruth Peck with Action for Eastern MT. can help with SHIP,LIEAP, MEDICARE call her at 1-800-227-0703 or email-