Seniors

Seniors 02.24.22

Grafton Senior Center News

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will be open with limited hours. State and County Guidelines will be posted and must be followed at all times. The center is now open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 3:00 with congregate lunch and activities. 

Haircuts, Pedicures and Manicures will be offered March 8th by appointment only. Also on the 8th there will be Senior Yoga Plus class at 10:00 and a fun game of Senior Feud following lunch. On March 15th, the center will host the Eastern Tier (Grafton ) Senior Membership meeting at 11:15 with a Special Luncheon at noon with music by Brian Zapel. Come and listen to the music, dance or sing-a-long. On March 17th the center will have a Corned Beef and Cabbage lunch. All residents 60 and over are invited to attend. Mondays and Friday in March the center will be open for our 10:00 Chair Yoga class. This is a low impact class that all senior citizens can do. 

There is a $3 suggested donation for all meals at the center. Please call to be added to the activity and/or lunch list at (518) 279-3413.

East Side Seniors

WYNANTSKILL – Our next meeting is on March 8, at 1:00, at the American Legion Post, Main Av.,Wynantskill. 

We will have some IRISH Music in honor of the upcoming date. Also, PIZZA will be lunch for ALL MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING. Dues will be accepted at this time.

If you want to join us or have question,please call Carolee at 518-235-3010.The Bocci league needs players!!! Come join the fun on Monday mornings at 9:30. Newbees always welcome.

Sand Lake Seniors Club

Our weekly meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month at noon at the Sand Lake/Averill Park Firehouse Hall on Eastern Union Turnpike. All seniors 55+ are invited to join our wonderful group. Our dues are $15.00 a year. 

We have lunches at our meetings prepared by our Hospitality teams. We would like to thank the Sand Lake Kiwanis Club for providing our delicious luncheon at our February meeting. We also have lunches at various restaurants with the next luncheon outing scheduled in June. 

We already have three planned day trips for 2022: (Lake George on 6/29, Neil Diamond Show on 7/28, and Kenny Rogers Tribute Show on 8/9). Please contact Barbara Chesnut at 518-674-4005 for details. An overnight trip to Ocean City, Maryland is currently being planned for September 12-15 by Bette Bieg (518-663-8292). 

Please join us at a meeting to get details about all our trips, activities, and membership. We would love to meet you!

Adhering to state guidelines, wearing a mask is not mandated at our monthly meetings. If a member feels more comfortable wearing a mask, that is fine. If the Averill Park School District is closed due to inclement weather, our meeting will be canceled. Hope to see you March 10th!

Pittstown Seniors

Pittstown Seniors meetings started for 2022. First Wednesday of the month (March – December)

March 2nd, 11:30am covered dish lunch, Raymertown Fire House, (just off Rte 7). 

New members always welcome.

Call Barbara for more info (518) 663-7665 

It’s Never Too Early To Talk About Lake George Steamboat Company.

Every year the Rensselaer County Senior Center hosts a trip to Lake George for a buffet luncheon and a two – hour cruise sponsored by the city of Rensselaer. To be eligible for this great day you must dine with us 12 times or more during the year. 

We charter a deluxe Motor coach for transportation out of Yankee Trails and the buffet is wonderful. We never get tired of the narrated tour of the million dollar beach, lakeside mansions and the people that lived there in the hay day. Hope you join us. We take ONE bus only!. Please start planning for this day by dining with us early and often

Attention! Happy Hookers
You Girls Are So Needed!!!

Every year at Christmas time you girls make it possible to show our seniors in nursing homes how much they are thought of and loved. I’m asking for your help again in 2022 to keep “Warm Up America” going strong. If you need yarn come down and pick out the yarn you want to work with. Up until covid hit our Community Service Group was very successful. 

Vi Santore was the chairwoman for many years until ill health sidelined her. Beautiful dedicated ladies continued this great work for the next 15 years until “Covid-19”, now we are in need of your help!

 You can work in the comfort of your own home and keep the program going. Call today for more info at 518-463-2166. We are open Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm and we are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets.

Nifty, Nifty, Nifty Guess who’s Turning 60 (It’s not Donny Elvis)

For the past eight years this lovely young lady volunteered tirelessly at the Rensselaer County Senior Center. In the last two years when the pandemic hit she was here manning the phone, helping with the boutique and assisting where she was needed. I’ve never seen a person so anxious to become 60 so she could be a legal member of the Senior Center. 

We will be celebrating Kim Valle’s birthday with cake, ice cream, and Donny Elvis on Tuesday, March 15th, to say “Thank You” and welcome to the Senior Center. The menu will consist of Chicken Parmesan w/angel hair, Italian blend vegetables and Italian bread.

 Make your reservation early, as seats are limited. Call for more info or to make a reservation at 518-463-2166. We are open Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm, and we are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets.

Sycaway Seniors

Hi Seniors and friends. I can’t believe it id February already. I have invited Gabriel-Moran Hearing Aid Center representatives to visit our Sycaway Seniors on February 28, Monday at noon. They will demonstrate their products to help Seniors to improve their hearing. 

Gabriel-Moran Hearing Aids are offering our members a complimentary lunch on February 28, 2022 at our meeting hall, Brunswick Recreation Center, 18 Keyes Lane, Troy, NY 12180. Follow up Hoosick St., when you reach Howie’s Jewelry Shop (yellow building) turn onto Keyes Lane – Building is on the right. 

If any Senior is interested in this program – you must call Nancy McCloskey (518) 279-0847 to reserve lunch that day and program. 

After, we will have Bingo games with money prizes. Nancy is asking all people attending must wear paper masks please. 

Appointments No Longer Needed!

RENSSELAER COUNTY – The Rensselaer County Senior Center boutique is open five days a week and walk ins are welcome. You no longer need to make an appointment. We do ask you to be aware of social distancing. We have some beautiful gently used clothing thanks to the communities generosity in donating. Everything is priced reasonably. 

We serve lunch Monday Thru Friday at 12 noon with a reservation. Please join us and enjoy a great social experience and the potential for a new wardrobe. We are now excepting spring and summer clothing, pocketbooks, shoes, sandals and costume jewelry. Call for more information (518) 463-2166 , we are open Monday thru Friday 9 to 3pm, we are located on East and Herrick streets in Rensselaer

Thinking of Not Putting a Big Tree Up Next Year?

RENSSELAER COUNTY – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is accepting donations of Christmas ornaments and other decorations for our Christmas sale this fall.

 If you are downsizing give us a call we are most appreciative of your thoughtfulness. Call (518) 463-2166 Monday thru Friday 9 to 3pm for more information while you’re at it make a lunch reservation, we would love to dine with you. We are located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

Good News, Grab and Go Lunch is Available Five Days a Week

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center are offering nutritious meals Monday through Friday. Pickup is at 11:30. Please call the day before to order your lunch and enjoy a hot homemade meal 5 times a week. 

Must be 60 years old to participate in this great program. Suggested contribution is $3 per meal. No one is denied a meal due to inability to contribute. Call 518-463-2166 for more information. Located on East and Herrick Streets. 

You Don’t Have to Dine Alone

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is open 5 days a week for lunch. We have wonderful people at the center and we have room for more. So please join us for lunch. The food is great and the atmosphere is cheerful and the company is enjoyable call for reservations. We are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick streets. Call for more information Monday Thru Friday 9am to 3pm

Attention Closet Cleaners

RENSSELAER – We, at the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center, thank you so much for responding to our request for spring and summer gently used clothing we are still accepting donations and are still in need of shoes pocketbooks and costume jewelry. For those of you who have thought of cleaning your closets but haven’t gotten around to it you still have time. we are also accepting fall and winter clothing as well. Call the center at 518-463-2166 for more information or to make a donation. Located at East and Herrick Streets. Again thank you.

Rensselaer Senior Center Boutique

RENSSELAER – Rensselaer County Corner Boutique open by appointment. We are so Thankful for the generosity of all of the people that donated to our boutique. We have beautiful clothes (Loft, Talbots, Anne Klien, Alfani, J.Jill, Alfred Dunner, Eddie Bauer, LL Bean Etc.) designer shoes, pocketbooks, jewelry, household Items all priced to go home with you. All proceeds go to senior functions. All are welcome to come and shop. Call today for an appointment 518-463-2166 Monday through Friday 9-3pm. Rensselaer County Rensselaer Center East and Herrick Streets

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