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The Gibson Center

Proudly Serving Senior Citizens

The Gibson Center for Senior Services is a non-profit corporation providing services to senior citizens of Northern Carroll County since 1979. Our goal is to enable seniors to remain in their homes, while maintaining a high level of independence and quality of life through the offering of an evolving array of programs and services. Our programs are designed to serve the needs of these active and passive senior residents through nutrition programs (home delivery, congregate meals and nutrition education), transportation programs for the elderly and disabled to help meet their daily living needs, social and educational programs to enable them to stay actively involved in their communities with purpose and dignity, and referral and networking programs with related community service agencies.

Greetings from The Director

Many of you commented on my working dog with her working owner. We are a pair. But there is another side of the story. I am reminded this month of the importance of PLAY!

Board GamesWe all know as kids that play is how we learn about fantasy, how to engage with our imaginary world and find joy in the release of laughter and delight. Guess what – it is no different when we get older. Not just taking pleasure in the gorgeous scenery around us that is created when the icy branches twinkle in the early sun after a storm. That is beautiful. But we also need to frolic, romp, dance, throw our arms in the air and sing!

We need play just as much if not more as we age. It is still how we can make relationships, find trust, win and lose without huge consequences, challenge our minds and relax. I don’t have to be so serious!

There are many kinds of play. Games are a quiet form of engaging our minds in something other than worry. Board games, card games, word games, and others let us take a break. My friends here at the Gibson have invited me to join them on Wednesday afternoons for a trip down memory lane to relearn Canasta, Cribbage, Pinochle, and take my turn at Scrabble. They are really eager to take the time to teach me as a new old beginner.

There are lots of New Year’s Resolutions I have made and broken over the years, but I think this delayed one might be the most important. Join me – Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 on. Come out and play!

Marianne Jackson, MD
Executive Director

February Lunch Menu & Hours

Mon - Fri 11:30am to 12:15pm

Fruit Cup and Milk Available Daily

* Menu subject to change without notice *

Our Community Reviews...

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I don’t know what I would have done without Meals on Wheels. I don’t see anyone from 5:00 AM ’til late afternoon except the driver who brings my lunch in, brings me a newspaper, takes any mail I have ready, checks on me and always asks if I need anything

Happy Senior

Congregate meals feed the body and soul. It’s good to share mealtimes with old friends and new.

Senior Citizen

We really appreciate all the people who cook and deliver. I was a cook and was able to provide good home meals into my 80’s. At 87 years, it is so good for me to only have to cook occasionally.

Happy Senior

The nutrition staff has met all of my requests.  The meals are delivered on time every day.  The drivers are all polite and courteous.

Senior Citizen

Since I went o Meals on Wheels I have stopped losing weight. I get a variety of meats and vegetables and have better health than before….I also enjoy talking to the drivers. Thank you.

Happy Senior

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