Adult Services

Willamalane’s Services for Springfield-area older adults focus on health and wellbeing. These offerings can help older adults to maintain their independence by removing individual and social barriers to healthy living in the community.

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Food Programs
  • FIDO Pet Food Bank Distribution
Health and Wellness Services 
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Drop In Checks
  • Foot Care 
Legal and Financial Services 
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)

Food Programs

FIDO Pet Food Bank Distribution
This dog and cat food bank is available for individuals who qualify for services such as Social Security, Medicaid (Oregon Health Plan), and SNAP (Oregon Trail Card).

  • Pick up food on the second Tuesday of every month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No FIDO in August.
  • $3/dog or $2/cat
  • To sign up, contact Penny at FIDO:
Willamalane’s food programs provide inexpensive or free food to serve the needs of the Springfield-area community. Visit the Food Programs page for information on programs including the food pantries, senior meals, food donations, and more. Senior Meals will be running drive thru pickup during the Adult Activity facility closure Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2022.

Health and Wellness Services

Blood Pressure Checks

Ages 50+. Local retired nurses provide weekly checks and education.
  • Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Free
  • No registration needed
There is an automatic blood pressure cuff machine that is free to use any time the center is open. Sign in at the front desk to use it.

Foot Care
Licensed nurses provide basic foot assessment and nail care. This service is unavailable for people with diabetes because of the special care it involves.
  • Time slots are available by reservation
  • $18 in-district, $22 out-of-district
  • To sign up, call 541-736-4444

Legal and Financial Services

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LIHEAP helps keep adults age 60 and older healthy through initiatives that assist with energy costs. LIHEAP applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Enrollment begins Oct. 15, 2022.
  • Drop enrollment applications at the adult activity center lobby between Oct. 17-28.
  • Contact Terre Olson at 541-736-4406 for more information.
  • For households that do not include a person 60+, contact Catholic Community Services for assistance at 541-747-8349.
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors 
SHIBA's volunteer counselors are ready and waiting to help you! Get help comparing your current coverage with what's available in 2022. All of SHIBA's 2022 counseling sessions will be conducted either by phone or online.
  • Call Brian Price at 541-285-7080 to schedule an appointment.

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