Council on Aging

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Overview


Limestone County's Council on Aging's program utilizes available resources to empower older adults to enhance independence, personal satisfaction, vitality, and the ability to enrich the quality of life for themselves and others. Working closely with TARCOG, the Area Agency on Aging, and with various local agencies, COA provides information, referrals, and services for the elderly (ages 60 or older) which include the following:
  • Transportation
  • Nutrition Centers
  • Meals-on-Wheels
  • In-home services
  • SHIP/Medicare Part D
  • SeniorX program
  • Legal Assistance
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Senior Center building front entrance

Funding


Services under the Older Americans Act are provided without charge, regardless of income. Participants are encouraged to contribute according to their means. All contributions are used to continue the programs.

The Council on Aging maintains offices at:
912 West Pryor Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
Phone Number is 256-233-6412

The Council oversees seven senior centers spread throughout Limestone County. Five of those centers are nutrition centers (serving noon congregate meals 5 days a week) and 2 of the centers are activity centers.

Nutrition Centers


  • Athens Nutrition Center: 256-233-6412
  • East Limestone Nutrition Center: 256-230-2829
  • Elkmont Nutrition Center: 256-732-4777
  • Owens Nutrition Center: 256-230-2753
  • Tanner Nutrition Center: 256-230-6400
Come join us at the center most convenient to you! All centers provide opportunities for socialization, education, and recreation. Call the center in your community for information about various activities and programs.

Activity Centers


  • Ardmore Nutrition Center: 256-423-2099
  • Goodsprings Nutrition Center: 256-232-0813