The Coles County Council on Aging offices are located at the LifeSpan Center, located at 11021 E. County Road 800 N., Charleston (northeast of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center). The telephone number for the Coles County Council on Aging and LifeSpan Center is 217-639-5150. The telephone numbers for the programs are: Coles County LSVP, 217-639-5155; Telecare, 217-639-5166; Family Care Giver Resource Center, 217-639-5168; and Dial-A-Ride, 217-639-5169 or 1-800-500-5505. Peace Meal Lunch at LifeSpan is served at noon.
Peace Meal Lunch at LifeSpan
Suggested donation for lunches is $3.50 for those over 60, and $6 for those under 60.
Monday — Captain’s seafood cake w/tartar or cocktail sauce, macaroni and cheese, Italian mixed veggies, orange juice, dinner roll, peaches.
Tuesday — Chicken enchiladas, brown rice vegetable pilaf, Harvard beets, whole grain wheat (1), apricots.
Wednesday — Meat loaf, mashed potatoes w/gravy, seasoned greens, Texas toast, dreamsicle dessert.
Thursday — Taco salad w/meat, beans, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream and taco sauce, Mandarin oranges, taco chips, cake.
Friday — Turkey or cheese salad, vegetable soup, sunshine salad, crackers, whole grain wheat (1), watermelon.
Calendar of events
Bingo: If you are interested in playing Bingo at your LifeSpan Center on our newly scheduled Bingo days, please call your LifeSpan Center Welcome Desk and register in advance 217-639-5150. Registration is required in order to secure a spot for bingo games.
Monday — 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba, $5 per class; noon-12:30 p.m., Peace Meal Lunch at LSC; 1-2 p.m., Heartland Senior Line Dancers.
Tuesday — 9-10 a.m., men’s coffee group – Mattoon Health Care; 9-10 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise class, $1 per class; 10-10:45 a.m., chair yoga, $5 per class; 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold Toning Class, $5 per class; noon-12:30 p.m., Peace Meal Lunch at LSC; 1 p.m., Movie – LifeSpan Family Theater; 1-3 p.m., Mattoon/Charleston Art Guild – new members welcome.
Wednesday — 9-10 a.m., Veteran’s coffee group – Mattoon Health Care; 10:30-11:30 a.m., Bible study; 10:30 a.m., bingo with Hilltop Skilled Nursing & Rehab; 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold, $5 per class; noon-12:30 p.m., Peace Meal Lunch at LSC; 12:30-3:30 p.m., card games with Life’s Journey Senior Living; 1-3 p.m., ladies game of pool for all ages; 1 p.m., Movie – LifeSpan Family Theater; 3-3:30 p.m., LSVP Balance Class, call 217-639-5150 to register.
Thursday — 9-10 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise class, $1 per class; 10-10:45 a.m., chair yoga, $5 per class; 10:30 a.m., bingo with Carriage Crossing; 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold Toning Class, $5 per class, $35 for 12 classes; noon-12:30 p.m., Peace Meal Lunch at LSC; 1 p.m., movie – LifeSpan Family Theater.
Friday —11-11:45 a.m., Zumba, $5 per class; noon-12:30 p.m., Peace Meal Lunch at LSC; 1 p.m., Movie – LifeSpan Family Theater. First Day of Autumn!
Serving Coles and Douglas counties, Dial-A-Ride services are available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 217-639-5169 or 1-800-500-5505 for more information or to schedule a ride.