Seniors 03.19.20

East Side Seniors

All Bocce league is CANCELED, AND Regular Tuesdays meetings, until further notice. You will be notified when the are to be restarted. Stay healthy.

Birthday Celebration at Senior Center

GRAFTON – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will celebrate the March birthdays with a fun game of trivia and Bingo to follow on Friday, March 20th. Come at noon for a nutritious meal (Tuna Noodle Bake) for a suggested cost of $3.00. Call 518-279-3413 to be added to the lunch list.

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 through April 15.  To find the location nearest you, go to or call 1-888-227-7669 for assistance. 

Sycaway Brunswick Seniors 

CENTER BRUNSWICK – We meet twice a month, 1st and 3rd Mondays at the Center Brunswick Community Center on Keys Lane. We are opened for new members, the more the merrier!. We meet from 11am to 2pm. Please bring your bagged lunch. Coffee will be served. Meeting starts at 12 noon. Then Bingo. Stay posted for some upcoming bus trips such as Lake George Theater for Shear Madness in July and the McHadden theater in August. Dates yet to be verified. Will update accordingly.

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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