1901 Tom Merwin Drive
PO Box 376
Mendota, IL 61342
Call Us at 815-539-7700, 815-539-9673, or 1-800-535-5970
Welcome to Mendota Area Senior Services

  We are here for you, you are here for us!  Each day is a treasure.
Serving:
Adams•Earl•Freedom•Mendota•Meriden
Mission•Northville•Ophir•Serena•Troy Grove
Fax: 815-538-2049  -  Email: massinc78@yahoo.com
Website: www.mendotaareaservices.org       
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Regularly Scheduled Activities
Monday:
Exercise Class.................8:00 AM
Lunch...........................11:30 AM
Card Club.....................12:00 PM 
Dominoes.......................1:30 PM

Tuesday:
Lunch...........................11:30 AM
Euchre..........................12:00 PM
Wii Bowling ...................1:00 PM

Wednesday:
Bingo.............................8:45 AM
Lunch...........................11:30 AM

Thursday:
Exercise Class.................8:00 AM
Lunch...........................11:30 AM
Pokeno..........................12:00 PM
Quilt & Craft Club............1:00 PM

Friday:
Daily Lunch.....................11:30 AM
Bingo..............................1:30 PM 

1st Monday:
Community Bingo............2:00 PM 

2nd & 4th Thursday:
Blood Pressure Checks.....11:00 AM
& Blood Sugars
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1st & 3rd Thursday:
Hearing Screenings.........9:30 AM-1:00 PM

Please check the calendar & upcoming
events for additional & special activities!

MENDOTA AREA:
Monday through Friday...............8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

EARLVILLE / LELAND:
Wednesday through Friday.........8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

TRIUMPH / TROY GROVE:
Monday through Friday................8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

SERENA / SHERIDAN AREA:
Wednesday through Friday............Call for available times

LASALLE / PERU / OGLESBY:
Monday through Friday...............7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

OTTAWA / MARSEILLES / STREATOR:
Monday through Friday...............Call for available times

For transportation information or to schedule a ride,
 call MASS at 1-815-539-7700

When possible, please call the MASS office at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride. This will allow you a better chance to secure the time needed. A donation is suggested for this service, and no one age 60 or over will be refused a ride due to inability to pay.

MASS does offer special transportation trips with volunteer drivers, available to seniors 60 years or older for these ‘out-of-area’ medical appointments Monday through Friday.*  We know that some people have doctors, dentists, etc., in other town, such as Sandwich, Peoria, Rockford, etc.

*There is a suggested donation for this service and it is advisable to call early  to schedule your transportation.

Transportation Certificates
MASS has punch tickets available for our transportation services. If you are looking for a gift for someone special, this would be a great choice. Contact the MASS office at 815-539-7700 for more information.
Regularly Scheduled Van Transportation

Free hearing screenings are conducted at the Mendota Civic Center every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hearing aid batteries are available at the MASS office. Batteries are $6.95 for a pack of six. Used batteries are collected as well as the old fashioned “over the ear” hearing aids which are refurbished and given to clients who are unable to afford new ones. These items can also be dropped off at MASS.
Free Hearing Screenings

​MASS Potlucks
​We invite you to join us for our monthly potlucks. The potluck times are listed below. Please bring your table service and a dish to pass. MASS supplies the meat dish and drinks. Remember, if you don’t have time to make a dish to pass you can always put a donation in the basket. 

Friday, September 27th ~ Noon
Fall is in the air...join us for a taste of fall through food, friends, and fun.

Friday, October 25th ~ Noon
Halloween Potluck! Come and hang out with all of ghoul friends. We are going to eat, drink and be scary, and will have a spooktakular good time! Come as your aren't and win a prize!


Movie Matinees at Graves Hume Library
MASS is partnering with Graves Hume Public Library in Mendota to offer you free Movies! The movie matinee is offered on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 3:00 PM at the Library.  Refreshments will be provided. Upcoming movies are:

Wednesday, September 25th – ‘Operation Petticoat’ 
During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses. Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis and Joan O’Brien

Wednesday, October 23rd – ‘Storm Boy’ starring Finn Little, Jai Courtney and Geoffrey Rush. When Michael Kingley, a retired businessman begins to see images from his past he can’t explain, he’s forced to remember his childhood and how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr. Percival.



Community Bingo
Community Bingo is held at MASS the first Monday of the month at 2:00 PM. Prizes are awarded to game winners, and anyone age 18 or older is welcome to play. Come out & join in on the fun! Refreshments are served.
​MASS is offering a Rules of the Road Driver’s Review Course on Monday, October 28th in the Feik Senior Parlor at the Mendota Civic Center beginning at 9:30 AM. The course is free to everyone of any age. This course is designed to assist participants in preparing for the driving examination.  Please call: 815-539-7700 to register.
This is the final class of 2019. Watch for the 2020 schedule in our next newsletter.


Driver's Review Course
"Color Me Calm"
Miss coloring? Listen to your inner child and relax. Stop by MASS between 9:30-11:30 for coloring, coffee and companionship the 1st and last Fridays of the month.
(Except for June*see calendar). Coffee, coloring sheets, and colored pens and try a new adventure!