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Fairbury Senior Center

Fairbury Community Building, Fairbury Nebraska601 City Park Road
(Inside the Community Building)
Fairbury, NE 68352
(402) 729-5258

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Lunch is served)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Senior Center is located inside the Community Building in the Fairbury City Park and provides a great spot for seniors to gather, eat lunch, and enjoy a wide array of activities, such as walking, arm chair exercise sessions, and Tai Chi, and special events.

Fairbury Community Building, Fairbury NebraskaThere is also a singing group that meets here and performs at various locations around Fairbury, including the nursing home and assisted living facilities. What fun! If you enjoy playing cards or games, then be sure to join us for Bingo, Pinochle, Pitch, and Canasta on scheduled days. The Senior Center even offers weekly educational and nutritional programs and throws a birthday party once a month.

Just call (402) 729-5258 for more information or stop by the Senior Center and pick up the monthly activity schedule.


Senior Diner
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Fairbury Community Building, Fairbury NebraskaSeniors and individuals of all other ages are welcome to enjoy lunch at the Senior Center, known by many as the Senior Diner. It is located inside the Community Building at 601 City Park Road. The meal is served at noon Monday thru Friday.


  • Seniors (60+): A donation of $4.00 per meal.
  • Under 60: A charge of $6.00 per meal.

Please call (402) 729-5258 for more information or stop by and pick up a monthly menu.

Meals on Wheels

Can’t drive down to the Senior Center to eat lunch? Don’t worry. Home delivery through our Meals on Wheels service is available for those unable to come to the Senior Center. These meals are sent out at around 11:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday. Call Gail or Nat at (402) 729-5258 for more information or to schedule a meal.

Nutrition Bus

A Handi-Bus is also available to pick up diners from their homes, take them to the Senior Diner, and drop them back off for just $1.00. The transportation office even sells tickets with 20 punches for $10, with no expiration date. Call Nancy at (402) 729-6475 to schedule transportation to and from the Senior Diner at the Senior Center.

Public Transportation Services – Handi-Bus
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Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed during noon hour)
Tuesday & Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed during noon hour)
Saturday & Sunday Closed

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Nancy McGee at (402) 729-6475.

Handi-Bus Local Transportation

Looking to do some shopping or spend time with friends or family in Fairbury? Or maybe you just need to get to an appointment. Transportation for local pickups and drop-offs is available to seniors. At $2 per stop, the Handi-Bus will take you where you need to go.

The transportation office even has a punch card available for purchase, which can be used around town. 

Handi-Bus Out Of Town Transportation

The Handi-Bus also provides out of town transportation to a number of communities around Fairbury. It costs $8 round trip. The Handi-Bus leaves Fairbury at approximately 9:45 a.m. and begins the trip home around 2:30 p.m.

Here is a schedule of stops:

  • MONDAY stops – Daykin, Alexandria, Powell, and Gladstone
  • TUESDAY stops – Thompson, Reynolds, and Hubbell
  • THURSDAY stops – Endicott, Steele City, and Diller
  • FRIDAY stops – Jansen, Harbine, and Plymouth

Please call three to four days in advance to schedule out of town transportation.

Handi-Bus Lincoln/Beatrice Transportation

Enjoy a trip to Lincoln and back for $22 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. If you just want to go to Beatrice, instead, the Handi-Bus can drop you off on its way to Lincoln and pick you back up when returning to Fairbury in the afternoon. 

The pickup and drop-off location for trips to Lincoln and Beatrice is the Ray's Apple Market parking lot in Fairbury, and transportation to and from the Ray's Apple Market parking lot is free of charge. Please call at least 24 hours in advance when scheduling.

The Handi-Bus will arrive in Lincoln around 9:45 a.m. and depart Lincoln around 2:30 p.m.

Housekeeping/Handyman Services
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A variety of income-based housekeeping and handyman services are offered to seniors, or individuals 60 years of age or older. For more information or to see if you qualify, call Nancy McGee at (402) 729-6475.

Housekeeping services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Sweeping
  • Mopping
  • Cleaning out refrigerators
  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming
  • Dishes
  • Bathroom cleaning

Handyman services include minor repairs, lawn mowing, raking, and related tasks.

Senior Housing
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Fairbury, Nebraska offers a number of housing options targeted specifically toward seniors, with everything from apartment rentals to assisted living and nursing care facilities. Here is a list of those available:

Whether you are just moving to the community, looking to downsize, or hoping to get some assistance with your daily routine, Fairbury has got you covered. For more details on each of these senior living facilities, please click here.

Healthcare Providers
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Fairbury Clinic P.C.
825 22nd Street
Fairbury, NE 68352
(402) 729-3361

Jefferson Community Health and Life
2200 H Street
Fairbury, NE 68352
(402) 729-3351

For additional information and a complete listing of healthcare providers in Fairbury, covering everything from your eye care and hearing to dental, chiropractic, therapy, and overall wellness needs, click here.

Building Rental Space
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There is a room in the Community Building that can also be rented out for family gatherings, showers, receptions, and other special occasions. So, whether you have kids and grandkids coming for the holidays, or want to host a party for your friends, the Community Building offers a great space! There is even a gym available to be rented. Just call (402) 729-2476 for more information.

Other Resources
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Nebraska Library Commission, Talking Books and Braille Service, Fairbury NebraskaNebraska Library Commission, Talking Books and Braille Service, Fairbury NebraskaNebraska Library Commission
Talking Book and Braille Service
E-mail: talkingbook@nlc.state.ne.us
Website: www.nlc.state.ne.us/tbbs

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Free for individuals with physical or visual disabilities – also available to facilities such as senior citizen centers, nursing homes, and hospitals.





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