Mason County Action Group, Inc.

Who We Are and What We Do

Mason County Action Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting independence and well-being for the senior citizens of Mason County, WV.

The agency provides meals in a congregate setting at two senior centers as well as home-delivered meals throughout the county.

The In-Home Service programs provide care to eligible individuals as well as allowing the family caregivers to take a much needed break from daily responsibilities. These programs are supervised by registered nurses.

Together, we strive to enhance the quality of life of those in need of assistance.

Senior Centers

Senior centers are located in Point Pleasant and Mason, WV.

Some activities at the centers are:

  • Lunch served Monday-Friday at 11:30 am
  • BINGO, music, and church services
  • Blood pressure & sugar checks
  • Eye exams & hearing tests
  • Guest speakers on various topics

Mason County Action Group, Inc.

Gene Salem Senior Center

101 2nd St., Point Pleasant, WV 25550
Phone: (304) 675-2369
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Closed all federal and state holidays

Mason Senior Center

Corner of Second & Horton Sts., Mason, WV 25260
Phone: (304) 773-5852
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Closed all federal and state holidays


Medicare Helpline

Individual assistance with Medicare issues is available by phone and in person. A SHIP counselor can help you find answers to your questions and the coverage you need. Call: (304) 675-2369 for assistance.

This program was supported, in part, by grant number 905SA0047-02-02 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of views or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.

In-Home Care

Case Management

A licensed social worker or registered nurse provides in-home assessments to assist the member in obtaining needed services and supplies in order to remain independent in the home. Services include but are not limited to social, educational, health, and medical needs.

Medicaid Personal Care

This service is provided to people age 18 and over who are eligible for Medicaid and determined by a physician to be in need of services because of physical and mental impairment. Individuals must need assistance with personal care activities such as personal hygiene, grooming, meal preparation, range of motion exercise, or other health-related tasks. Assistance with grocery shopping, light housekeeping, and laundry may also be provided. Personal care services are supervised by a registered nurse.

Medicaid Aged & Disabled Waiver

This service assists individuals in need of in-home care, so they may waive the need to enter a nursing facility. If your loved one has come to a time in his or her life where remaining in the comfort of his or her own home is not possible without the help and support of professional in-home caregivers, this program may be the perfect solution. Individuals will receive attentive personal care assistance, such as personal hygiene, grooming, and dressing. Assistance with grocery shopping, light housekeeping, meal preparation, and laundry may also be provided. Medicaid ADW services are supervised by a registered nurse.

Private Pay Services

Individuals who may not qualify for any other program can choose to receive these same types of services through private pay.

Special Programs

Family Alzheimer’s In-Home Respite

Specially trained staff provide necessary relief for family members of those with Alzheimer’s to find time to rest, shop, take care of personal business, or whatever the need may be while knowing that their loved one is safe. The program is state funded and requires a low fee payment by the client. The amount is determined on a sliding scale based on income.

Lighthouse

A program designed to provide personal care along with light housekeeping for those individuals that may not meet the requirements of Medicaid programs. The program is state funded and requires a low fee payment by the client with the amount determined on a sliding scale based on income.

Transportation

The transportation program is for non-emergency medical transportation to and from medical appointments, clinical, or testing facilities. It also provides transportation to and from the Point Pleasant Senior Center so that seniors may enjoy the socialization and meals. Light shopping trips may also be available. Seniors are asked to provide notification of transportation need at least 48 hours prior to appointment dates.

Home-delivered Meals

The Home Delivered Meal Program provides a nutritious meal delivered five days per week, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. A frozen meal is provided the day before a holiday and 5 emergency meals during the summer and winter seasons in case of inclement weather. This program also provides a daily check on the client for safety reasons.

To qualify for the program a person must be 60 years of age or older, and homebound (cannot leave their homes due to illness -including terminal illness, incapacitating disability, isolation, lack of transportation, or live alone and are physically or mentally unable to obtain food and prepare meals, and there is no one else available to obtain food or prepare meals for them).

All program participation subject to funding availability and client eligibility.

For more information regarding the senior centers or programs provided by Mason County Action Group, Inc., please call: (304) 675-2369.