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

Looking for information on Food Pantries or Senior Meals? Go here.


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
Drop In Blood Pressure Checks
We now have an automatic blood pressure cuff machine located indoors!
  • Use any time the center is open
  • Free
  • Sign in at the front desk
Foot Care
Keeping your feet healthy is very important. Our licensed nurses provide basic foot assessment and nail care. This service is not offered to people with diabetes because of the special care it involves.
  • Time slots available by reservation
  • $18 in-district, $22 out-of-district
  • To sign up, call 541-736-4444


Pet Services

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 fourth Tuesday of every month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Upcoming dates: Dec. 21, Jan. 25, and Feb. 22.
  • $3/dog or $2/cat
  • To sign up, contact Penny at FIDO: Eugeneinfo@fidoanimeals.org.


Legal and Financial Services

AARP Tax Aide
AARP Tax Aide provides free tax preparation for older community members and persons with low to moderate incomes during tax filing season (February - April 2022).
  • Springfield contact number: Coming in January 2022!
  • Oregon AARP number: (888) 227-7669
  • Toll-free Nationwide number: 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP helps keep adults age 60+ safe and healthy through initiatives that assist with energy costs. LIHEAP applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • 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)
 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 2021/2022 counseling sessions will be conducted either by phone or online.
  • Call 541-736-4421 to schedule an appointment.


Transportation

Van Service
Our van provides transportation from your home to the Adult Activity Center.
  • Stay tuned for more information.
  • $1.50 one-way 
Shuttle Service
Shuttle service picks up from the Special Events Loop, Springfield Station, periodically throughout the day.
  • Stay tuned for more information.
  • Free
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