Seniors

Seniors 02.27.20

Everett Wagar Senior Center Weekly Calendar

GRAFTON – Calendar for Everett Wagar Senior Center. 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton NY

Mar 2 – 9:45 Chair Yoga, 12:00 Congregate Lunch, 1:00 Cards and Games

Mar 3 – 9:30 Aerobic Swimming, 12:00 Congregate Lunch, 1:00 Cards and Games

Mar 4 – 9:45 Chair Yoga, 12:00 Congregate Lunch, 1:00 Cards and Games

Mar 5 – 9:30 Aerobic Swimming, 12:00 Congregate Lunch, 12:30 Knit and Crochet Group, 1:00 Card and Games

Mar 6 – 9:30–12:00 HIICAP Info/Assistance, 9:45 Chair Yoga, 11:00 Eastern Membership Mtg, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Mac N Cheese);

12:45 Elder Care – Empowering Seniors speaker (ALL seniors should attend)

The New Season of the Town of Pittstown Seniors Beginning

PITTSTOWN – Wednesday March 4, 2020 at 11:45am (weather permitting).  Meetings are held at the Raymertown Volunteer Fire Co, on Mason Lane in the hamlet of Raymertown.  We begin with a potluck lunch and business meeting follows.

Anyone 55 or older is welcome to join.  We are an active group of seniors.

We enjoy trips for entertainment as well as learning.

Quite often we’ll have a guest speaker at a meeting.  We are always looking for new ideas for trips and speakers. 

Rensselaer Senior Center Trip To Wildwood N.J.

Renselaer Senior Center Presents Four Days And Three Nights In Wildwood, NJ. April 26th – April 29th 2020. Package Includes: Round trip deluxe motor coach transportation to and from Wildwood New Jersey. Three nights deluxe accommodations In Wildwood New Jersey with three full breakfasts and three superb dinners including a meal voucher at Resorts Casino and a dinner at the boathouse restaurant in Wildwood New Jersey as well as a hospitality party with pizza, hoagies, cocktails and live music. Trip includes a visit to Victorian Cape May New Jersey, and a visit to the Cape May lighthouse and Sunset Beach. Spend free time on the famous Wildwood Boardwalk as well as an “Ice Cream “Social” at Cool Scoops Ice Cream Parlor. Take part in a sightseeing dolphin watch boat cruise Also Includes a visit to lovely Smithville NJ and a visit to an exciting casino In Atlantic City New Jersey with Bonuses. All taxes, baggage and dinner gratuities services of the senior excursions staff. For More Information And Reservations Please Contact Gloria Fonda At 518-463-2166

HIICAP Information, Counseling, and Assistance

GRAFTON – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, and the Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host HIICAP Assistance for all residents 60 and over now through September 2020. Sarah Legnard with Rensselaer County Dept. of Aging will be on hand from 9:30 to noon once a month at each of the seniors centers to answers questions you may have on HIICAP, including Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare ‘spend down’, Medicare Advantage, EPIC, MediGap, Health Insurance options and more. Sarah will be in Hoosick Falls the first Tuesday of each month and in Grafton on the first Friday of each month. Please take advantage of this free service.

AARP/Taxaide Services

CAPITAL DISTRICT – The AARP TaxAide program will begin providing FREE tax preparation services for low and moderate income residents in Saratoga, Washington and Warren Counties.  The TaxAide program is sponsored by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS. TaxAide preparers are trained in federal and state tax regulations and are certified by the IRS.

FREE tax preparation services will be available from February 1 through April 15.  To find the location nearest you, go to www.aarp.org/findtaxhelp or call 1-888-227-7669 for assistance. 

Brunswick Seniors (WAYS)

BRUNSWICK – Heads Up!! The Brunswick Seniors (WAYS) are traveling to Ocean City Md. 9/7 to 9/10/20. Double is $499pp, insurance is $25pp.Includes most meals, we’re on the boardwalk facing the ocean. Call Jean at 518-273-7906 for info and down payment.

Wynantskill Seniors

WYNANTSKILL – Come have fun, socialize and join the Wynantskill Seniors. We meet every Monday at 1pm at the Wynantskill Town Hall Annex, Main Avenue. We have a small meeting, serve snacks, socialize and play bingo. Once a month we have a catered lunch instead of snacks, three times a year we go out to a restaurant and we have scheduled day bus trips to various locations about 6 per year. So come have a day outing enjoy yourself and meet new people. Hope to see you all there.

Poestenkill Seniors

POESTENKILL – 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.

Senior Domino Group Seeks More Players

E. GREENBUSH – 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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