Seniors 01.09.20

01/02/2020 – 01/17/2020

Troy Senior Center Upcoming Events…

• Bingo: Wednesday & Friday Following Lunch!

• Line Dancing: Join Our Uncle Sam Sparklers!!! Looking For More Line Dancers To Join Our Class! It’s A Fun Way To Keep Active!

• Swimming: Wednesdays @9:00 A.M. Lansingburg Boys/Girls Club

• Chair Yoga Or Aerobics: Mondays @ 9:30 Followed By Aerobics.

• Movie On Big Screen: Friday, January 3rd @10 A.M.

• Game Day (With H.S. Students): Monday, January 6th Starting At 10 A.M.

• Senior Feud: Friday, January 10th @11 A.M.

• Winter Craft: Monday, January 13th ($2 Material Fee) @10 A.M.

• Special Dinner: “Beat The Winter Blues” Entertainment By Gary Brooks

Breakfast For Lunch!

• Spa Day: Friday, January 7th (Haircuts & Manicures $1, Perms/Colors $10

• Price Is Right: Wednesday, January 22nd @11 A.M.

• Shopping: Friday, January 23rd @9:30 A.M. (Back For Lunch)

• Wheel Of Fortune: Monday, January 27th @11 A.M.

• Movie On Big Screen: Wednesday, January 29th @10a.M.

Please Call With Any Questions! We look forward to you joining us!

*Please visit our Boutique. It’s open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from

10-2p.m. Next to new clothing for men and women, jewelry and household items. We also accept donations of gently used items.

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Calendar for Everett Wagar Senior Center

The weekly calendar for Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton NY.

Jan 13 – 9:00 Shopping Day with Hoosick, 9:45 Chair Yoga, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Sloppy Joe), 1:00 Cards and Games

Jan 14 – 9:30 Aerobic Swimming, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Salisbury Steak), 1:00 Cards and Games

Jan 15 – 9:45 Chair Yoga, 11:00 Eat Smart, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Pollock), 12:45 Craft Time

Jan 16 – 9:30 Aerobic Swimming, 12:00 Congregate lunch (Chicken Breast), 12:30 Knitting and Crochet Group

Jan 17 – 9:45 Chair Yoga, 11:00 Guest Speaker – Healthy Homes, Rich Elder, 12:00 Special Luncheon (Cheeseburger w Tater Tots), 12:45 Live Music Entertainment with Ray Davis

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Eat Smart Demo and Crafts at Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will host a guest speaker from the Rensselaer County Health Department on Friday, February 17th at 11:00. This months’ topic is Healthy Homes program. The Healthy Homes Program consists of five smaller programs, including Healthy Neighborhoods, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Radon, Asthma, and Indoor Air Quality and Mold. Rich Elder will explain how this program can benefit our residents 60 and over. Plan to stay for a nutritious lunch (Pollock) and live music entertainment for a suggested cost of $3. Please call to be added to the lunch list at 518-279-3413.

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Special Luncheon with Music at Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold a Special Luncheon on Friday, January 17th at noon. Following the meal (Cheeseburger with Tater Tots) there will be live music entertainment by Ray Davis. All residents 60 and older are encouraged to come and singing along, or join in with dancing at this free event. Lunch is served daily at the Senior Center for a suggested $3 donation. Call 518-279-3413 to be added to the list.

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Guest Speaker at Grafton Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will host a guest speaker from the Rensselaer County Health Department on Friday, February 17th at 11:00. This months’ topic is Healthy Homes program. The Healthy Homes Program consists of five smaller programs, including Healthy Neighborhoods, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Radon, Asthma, and Indoor Air Quality and Mold. Rich Elder will explain how this program can benefit our residents 60 and over. Plan to stay for a nutritious lunch (Pollock) and live music entertainment for a suggested cost of $3. Please call to be added to the lunch list at 518-279-3413.

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January 2020 Events at the Rensselaer Senior Center

Open 9am to 3pm in Rensselaer on East and Herrick streets, please call 518-463-2166 for reservations for all events.

Thursday January 9th 2020 – Self Defense 101 Class (10 AM) come sit in on this informative class on self defense techniques and what to do if you’re ever in an uneasy predicament.

Tuesday January 14th – Special Dinner W/ John Hill.

We need your help! Members are needed to serve on the executive committee to have a successful club. We need members to attend a monthly meeting and head different committees for special programs many of our members have headed departments and businesses. Please consider helping the club! For more information see Gloria in the office.

We are always looking for quality gently used clothes for our boutique. Donations can be made during open hours.

We are no longer collecting empty prescription Pill Bottles.

Thank you to all our county representatives for hearing us and providing us with what we need. You are appreciated!

The most important program is nutrition here at the center. It is very important that you dine here with us. So call us today to make your reservations for lunch, we look forward to seeing you at the Center!

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Grafton Fitness Opportunities

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, has several opportunities to keep our residents 60 and older in shape. Chair Yoga is offered 3 times a week at no charge. This is a low-impact workout for the body and mind. Aerobic Swimming is available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Bennington Rec Center with transportation. Water aerobics offers a resistance and buoyancy that cannot be experienced on ground. The center has a small exercise room with a treadmill and stationary bikes. Regular exercise reduces the risk of injury, decreased symptoms of depression, and improves mobility. Regular exercise can lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles, correct body posture, relieve pain and promotes weight loss. Residents 60 and older are encouraged to get into a good exercise routine. For more information, call the center at 518-279-3413.

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Senior Domino Group Seeks More Players

The Town of East Greenbush Senior Domino Group meets each Wednesday from 12-3 PM in the Town Hall Community Room.

Join in the fun by stopping by any Wednesday to check it out! You do not need to be an experienced player. They will teach you. For questions call 518-477-4194.

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Poestenkill Seniors

Weekly meetings every Tuesday at 1pm at the Sullivan-Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting, followed by Bingo and cards. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. The Poestenkill Seniors have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons at various restaurants, informational talks on senior safety and bus trips to casinos, theaters and other points of interest.

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Rensselaer County NY Connects

Rensselaer County NY Connects provides long term services and supports which includes a range of services and supports that can help people of all ages remain independent in their daily lives. Long term services and supports are both medical and non-medical services that help to maintain or improve daily functioning and health. Finding the right services and supports to meet your needs can be very confusing. NY Connects is a trusted place that gives you information about available options whether you are paying for services yourself, through insurance, or are eligible for a government program. NY Connects serves anyone who needs information on long term services and supports. NY Connects staff can also help link you to available long term services and supports. Contact Rensselaer County NY Connects at 270-2767.

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