If you are 60 or older, living in Baldwin, Mobile or Escambia County, Alabama, you can have a Durable Power of Attorney/Living Will drawn up absolutely FREE. In addition, the attorney is available, by appointment, to address any questions you may have regarding elder issues. The Council on Aging provides office space for legal appointments. To make an appointment or questions regarding the legal service call the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission at 251-433-6541.
Senior Nutrition Centers - There are six centers in the county offering lunch for seniors. Homebound meals may also be available in limited areas. For information on homebound meals call the center for details.
If you live outside a homebound meal service area, call 251.972.8506 for details of the frozen meal program.
Bay Minette 300 N. Hoyle Street Bay Minette, Alabama 36507 251.580.1693
Daphne 2605 U S Highway 98 Daphne, Alabama 36526 251.620.2401
Little River 70171 Ralph Gantt Rd Little River, AL 36560 251.580.1824
Loxley 14090 County Road 66 Loxley, Alabama 251.964.5330
Summerdale 300 Jackson Street Summerdale, AL 251.989.6626 NO HOMEBOUND MEALS.
Vaughn 55810 Canaan Rd W Stockton, Alabama 36579 251.937.4228
This program assists Baldwin County Residents in applying for prescription assistance through the pharmaceutical companies. To qualify, you must, be 55 or older, any age on disability or applying for disability, without drug coverage or in the Medicare Part D GAP and have a chronic illness that requires daily medication and meet income qualifications. For more information, call 251-972-8506.
(Senior Essentials Emergency Kit) The Baldwin County Council on Aging is preparing the elderly homebound and seniors who will be staying home or evacuating to a shelter with a Senior Essential Emergency Kit. These kits contain everything a senior will need in the event of a disaster:
Compact Shoulder Bag
Solar Thermal Blanket
Medical History/Emergency Contact List
Active participants will be contacted prior to June 1st each year to update their information and review their plans for the hurricane season.
For Baldwin County Shelter Information CLICK HERE. This program emphasizes the importance of an evacuation plan, providing individuals with a packet containing personal information, emergency contacts, medical history and special needs. Participants in the SEEK program will be notified prior to an impending disaster/emergency to make certain they have a plan in place and all necessary supplies are in their kits; including their medications. If you or a senior you know is homebound or will be evacuating to a shelter, please contact the Council on Aging for more details.
We receive donations of used medical equipment such as: Walkers, canes, potty chairs, shower chairs and the occasional wheelchair. At times, we may have Adult Diapers, bed pads and nutritional supplements available. If you or someone you know has a need, give us a call.
Provides crucial medical information to first responders entering your home. A Vial of Life decal is placed on the front door of your home indicating you have medical information available. A second decal is placed on your refrigerator door in a ziploc bag. The Council on Aging can provide these decals and assist in completing the medical information form.
Have a question? Medicare? Medicaid? Medicare Part D? Supplemental Insurances? Medicare GAP? Help with medications? Looking for benefits or services? Homebound Meals? If just can't find the answer OR don't know where to start, give us a call. If we can't help you directly, we will try to locate the answer or service you're looking for.
We welcome the opportunity to speak to your group or civic organization on subjects related to aging. We provide informative presentations to groups of any size or can set up an informational booth at health fairs. For more information, email Kelly Childress, Council on Aging Coordinator at Email or call 251.972.8506
If you are in need of a program not listed here, contact us and ask to see if it may be available through another agency/department.