Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Program (Area IV) has been granted $100,000 by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) to establish a microenterprise lending program. In partnership with Greater Lafayette Commerce, loans from $1,000 - $25,000 will be made. The goal of the BEED initiative is to assist and foster microenterprise development growth through community lending in the State of Indiana by creating meaningful jobs for low income individuals.
The program makes the following available to businesses:
Applications will be accepted at the Greater Lafayette Commerce office located in Downtown Lafayette at 337 Columbia Street between 2 and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Interested individuals should contact Jerry Holsapple at (765)742-4044, Extension 111 to schedule an appointment.
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Each June, Area IV hosts nearly 500 individuals aged 55 and over for the Senior Games and its sister event, Golden Games (with area nursing facilities). The Games offer a variety of recreational events, and there is something for everyone.
Raising Awareness of Chronic Care Management
Nearly half of all adults in America live with at least one chronic disease. Typical healthcare can not always deal with each individual's needs. However, there are strategies that everyone can tailor to fit their own personality and lifestyle. A few healthcare professionals are embracing these strategies across the country, bringing the issue of chronic pain management to light and raising awareness in insurance companies.
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The 27th Annual SENIOR GAMES will be held June 10-14, 2013 for seniors age 55+ living in Area IV-served counties. The deadline to register is June 3rd. See Activities/Wellness on this website for the registration form -- due by June 3rd.
Wacky Wednesdays at the Movies for Seniors will show "The Vow" on June 12. Breakfast snack at 9 a.m. and movie starts at 9:30 a.m. Bring a friend and enjoy the Fellowship & Fun!
People who live in Carroll, Clinton, Tippecanoe, or White Counties and are buying a house can take a Homebuyer Class, offered year-round, to help them learn the steps involved in purchasing a home.