Director Suzanne Burnette at the
2005 Senior Picnic
The program enables eligible blind, elderly,
and disabled persons to receive assigned and specialized care in their homes, which allows the individuals to avoid or delay their
move to a nursing home. Services are provided at no cost to participant(s).
The agency operates four Senior Centers
in Lee County and three in Russell County:
Auburn Senior Center - Johnnie Dowdell- 410 Boykin St. Auburn, AL 36830 - (334)-887-8745
Beulah Senior Center - Judith Tubia - 4918 Lee Rd. 270 Valley, AL 36854 - (334)-749-5928
Central Senior Center - Charles Holladay - 1500 14th St. Phenix City, AL 36867 - (334)-298-8582
Hurtsboro Senior Center - Virginia Smith- 501 Owens St. Hurtsboro, AL 36860 - (334)-667-7577
Opelika Senior Center - Mary Strickland- 201 Samford Way Opelika, AL 36801 - (334)-745-2679
Russell County Senior Center - Patricia Johnson - 540 Hwy 165 P.O. Box 541 Ft. Mitchell, AL 36856 - (334)-855-0637
Smiths Senior Center -Johnnie McCory- 3072 Lee Rd. 242 Smiths, AL 36877 - (334)-297-9101
Centers serve as
a community focal point where an array of services and programs can be channeled to individuals who are 60 or older. The service
is free, but donations are accepted.
Services include social activities,
nutrition education, health counseling, consumer education, recreation and exercise, hot meals, information and referral.
Eligible senior citizens can receive home-delivered frozen meals which are delivered once a week.
based on need and must be age 60 years and older.
and Legal Assistance
Investigates complaints and answers
questions from seniors and their families concerning nursing homes and assisted living facilities;
Assistance Referral Program: Clients may speak to an
attorney concerning insurance coverage, estate planning, food stamps, and other legal
The Annual Unforgettable Footsteps Mardi Gras Walk/Run benefiting clients with dementia related illnesses, including but not limited to Adult Day Care Services, Prescription Services, Nutrition Services and In-Home care services
Program helps eligible
individuals age 55-64 and older receive medications at little
or no cost to them.
Fascilitates preventitive health care screenings and medication coordination.
Glucerna & Ensure Supplemental Nutrition: Help is available for individuals needing assistance with supplemental nutrition. The Area Agency on Aging can assist individuals 55 and over that meet the income guidelines for assistance. Please call (334) 749-5264 ext.250 for more information.
Non-profit 501c3 foundation that accepts donations that are used to supplement available resources and services for the elderly. 100% of all donations are used for client services. Donations may be routed via check to the Lee-Russell Aging Foundation Donations, 2207 Gateway Drive, Opelika, AL 36801.
Lee-Russell Council of Governments
2207 Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801-6834
Phone: (334) 749-5264 Fax: (334) 749-6582