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Senior Services

The Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA) provides services for seniors and their families, such as, urgently needed health care and nutrition programs, as well as intergenerational programs, that promote healthy aging in Central Virginia. JABA’s mission is to promote, establish and preserve sustainable communities for healthy aging that benefit individuals and families of all ages.

Nelson Community Center

JABA’s Nelson Community Center, (in the Nelson Community Center), is open for meals, activities, field trips and socializing on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. A hot lunch is served on the days the center is open. In addition, home delivered meals and food bags are distributed out of the center to elders in the area. JABA’s Nelson Community Center is staffed with a nurse, center manager, and two geriatric case managers are available to visit as needed. The nurse, working closely with the clients, caregivers and primary physicians, provides screenings, monitoring of ongoing health conditions, prescription assistance and counseling, treatment for minor injuries and illnesses, and other services. Please call the Nelson Community Center at 434-263-7155  for clinic hours.

JABA’s geriatric case managers can provide an assessment for seniors followed by assistance in locating resources from JABA or the community-at-large. These services assist in enabling clients to live independently for as long as possible. Examples of service include: the provision of home delivered meals, supplying Ensure, access to medical equipment, referrals to home health-care providers, and friendly visitors. The case managers visit the center and make home visits, in addition to seeing clients in their offices.

JABA provides intergenerational volunteer opportunities, both at the center and in the community at large. JABA’s Volunteer program improves lives, strengthens the community, and fosters civic engagement. Please contact  JABA’s Volunteer Services for current opportunities that match your skills, interests and level of commitment.

Additional Resources

AARP
Jefferson Area Board for the Aging
Medical and Healthcare Services
Rehabilitation/ Physical Therapy
Transportation – JAUNT Bus


The Jefferson Area Board for Aging

The Jefferson Area Board for Aging

Nelson County Community Center
8445 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, VA 22949
434-263-7155
Monday - Friday: 9am to 2pm


JABA Charlottesville
674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 9
Charlottesville, VA 22901
434-814-5222


Ryan School Apartments
Independent Living Community
105 Ryan Circle
Shipman, VA 22971
434-263-5819
website


JABA Information & Referral Services
434-817-5260

JABA Volunteer Services
434-814-5245