For more information on these services contact Senior Citizen Coordinator:
PO Box 504
214 Park Street
Ekalaka, MT 59324
406 – 775 – 8751
Senior Citizens Congregate Meals are available for all seniors over 60 at The Senior Citizens Center for midday meal Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. 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
An EMT checks blood pressures for free once a month at congregate meals.
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 at 12:30. 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 on the third Monday 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.
Marilyn Mischel with Action for Eastern MT. can help with SHIP,LIEAP, MEDICARE call her at 1-800-227-0703.oni