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Lumpkin County Senior Center

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Rules of Participation

All participants are expected to comply with the following rules.  Failure to abide by these rules can result in not being allowed to participate in Center activities.
  • You need to be courteous while at the center or on the van. 
  • You cannot disrupte activities or act in a way that can put other participants or yourself in danger.
  • Your personal hygiene is important.  Remember to keep yourself clean so as not to offend the people sitting near you.  If you are having trouble doing laundry and housekeeping, you may be eligible for some help at home.  Ask your Director to refer you for services.
  • All activities at the center are the responsibility of the staff.  If you would like to have something special or invite a speaker, you must talk with your Center Director to be sure there is not another activities scheduled.
  • All publicity for the Center must be approved by the Director.
  • Be sure to return furniture and supplies to their proper places after using them and leave the center clean and neat.
  • The center is designed for seniors who are able to care for themselves.  There is not enough staff to look after people who are unable to care for themselves.  If you are unable to care for yourself, we would be happy to discuss our home-based services with you.
  • Your safety is important.  If you need a cane or walker, please bring it to the center to avoid accidents.  If you need someone to help you with a plate or drink, well be glad to help.

The following are strictly prohibted on Senior Center property:
  • Gambling, or begging money from staff and participants.
  • Inappropriate language such as cursing, loud and rude talking.
  • Calling people names or making unkind statements about others.
  • Racial remarks.
  • Selling anything without the permission of the Director.
  • Smoking, chewing tobacco, dipping snuff or using tobacco products on the van or in the building.
  • Any illegal activities.
  • You cannot bring alcohol to the center or on the van and cannot be drinking when you come to the center or ride the van.
  • No weapons are allowed on the van or at the center.
  • Stealing is not allowed.
  • Pets, other than Guide Dogs, are prohibited.