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55+ Helping Hand Club

Senior Membership Program

Helping Hand off­ers numerous benefits to individuals age 55 or older, all for a single lifetime membership fee of $30 per individual or $50 per couple.

More than 10,000 individuals have been members of Helping Hand since the program began in 1986.


Benefits of Helping Hand membership include:

  • Medical information/membership wallet card, which will include emergency contacts, medical conditions, allergies and blood type.
  • Free Monday-Friday daily newspaper delivery when hospitalized (excludes holidays)
  • Transportation assistance to & from Deaconess affi­liated entities for members living within a 30-mile radius of the select Deaconess facility. This service is available for approved, pre-scheduled, non-emergency medical services such as outpatient lab tests, x-ray, diagnostic scans, select procedures, and surgeries. Physician office appointments are not covered for Helping Hand transportation except for appointments at Deaconess Primary Care for Seniors.
  • 10% off meals and drinks purchased in The Garden Café (at Deaconess Hospital) or the Main Street Café (at Deaconess Gateway Hospital).
  • Discounted guest housing located at Deaconess Hospitality House if Member or a loved one is hospitalized at a Deaconess facility. (One room per patient family.)
  • Free assistance in filing Medicare and other insurance claim forms; consultation for understanding Medicare options. (This service is also available to non-members.)

Do you think Helping Hand may be beneficial to you? If so, call us at (812) 450-3483 with any questions and we’ll be happy to assist you.


Download Membership Application