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Senior Citizen Services

1005 Main Street, #111

P.O. Box 508

Panaca, NV 89042

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Trina Lytle



Senior Citizen Services

Senior Citizen Services are available to anyone over the age of 60 years. Services include transportation to doctor appointments, food assistance as needed through the Human Services Office. Meals are provided on week days (excluding holidays) through the Alamo, Caliente and Pioche Senior Centers and the Meals on Wheels program. There may be a smalll cost for these meals.

Transportation to doctor office visits can be accommodated by the Lincoln County Bus. If you are unable to schedule an appointment at your doctor when the bus is available, additional transportation may be obtained by calling the Human Resources office at 775-962-8084.

Senior Centers

There are Senior Centers located in all the major towns. Meals are served at the Alamo, Pioche and Caliente Senior Centers. There is a suggested donation of $3.00 per person over the age of 60 years and $4.00 for people under the age of 60 years. Certified homebound services are also available. Please make reservations one day in advance by calling the Human Services office at 775-726-4477. Meals-on-Wheels is avaiable by calling the Human Services office.

Telephone Number
Contact Person
Lunch Served
Alamo Senior Center
Linda Looney 12:30
Caliente Senior Center
Wendy Rounsville 11:30
Panaca Senior Center
Pioche Senior Center
Gloria Banta 12:30

Respite for caregivers relief is available through the RSVP. If you are a caregiver and need a break, or need to take time for an appointment or shopping, give June Taylor at the RSVP office a call. The telephone number is 775-726-3216.

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