Seniors 05.25.23

Lebanon Senior Citizens

If you are 55 or over and live in New Lebanon, you can come on the Lebanon Senior Citizens bus trips. We have 2 trips on the calendar for this year. If you decide to join us on a bus trip you will need to fill out a emergency contact form. We need to fill the buses so come and join the fun.

June: 19-20 Niagara Falls

One night. We will stay at Seneca casino. Price for Niagara Falls is $160 for double occupancy. $35 free slot play. $15 food credit. We will do Maid of the Mist boat ride.

Sept: 21st Silver Birches Resort 

$49 fall train ride, entertainment with great lunch. This is in Honesdale PA. This is the same place that we went to for the Christmas Show last year. They also do train rides for the foliage.

Call Mary Defreest if interested 518-733-0009. You have to be a member to enjoy all our other activities. It is only 10.00 a year and you get to do all the luncheons, covered dishes and we are doing road trips where you carpool to them.

Donny Elvis At the Rensselaer Senior Center

Join the Rensselaer County Senior Center on June 5th for a Special Dinner with Donny Elvis. Lunch menu consists of sausage,peppers, and onions. 

Call (518) 463-2166 for reservations. Call early we don’t want to disappoint anyone but seats are limited. We are located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer and are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday.

Grafton Senior Center

Grafton- Everett Wagar Senior Center (518) 279-3413

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM- Congregate Meals. Monday, Friday at 10:00-11:00 AM- Chair Yoga and on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays.

Tuesday June 6th- 12:30 Dementia/Alzheimer presentation. Wednesday, June 7th -Legal Aid by appointment only. Tuesday June 13th at 11:00 AM- Eat Smart Demo & 12:00 Special Music by Bob Treffiletti

Tuesday June 13th- Haircuts. Tuesday June 13th- / Mani/Pedis by appointment. Thursday June 15th – 12:30 “Root” for Dads. root beer float social.

Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center is Hosting a Luncheon Cruise on the Captain JP cruiseline

The Senior Center is hosting a luncheon cruise on the Captain JP.  July 20th, boarding time is 11:30, $42/pp includes roast beef, roasted chicken, vegetarian lasagna, vegetables, salad, rolls and dessert! 

We will have a DJ for entertainment, the cruise is a 3 hour cruise! Call 518-270-5348 for information and reservations!

Wanted —- Octogenarians

If you graduated from any Troy area High School In 1955, 1956, or 1957, please join us for some fun and great conversation. When: May 31, 2023. Where : Browns Brewery, River St. Troy , Time 11am to 4 pm.

Please call for details. 518-727-4689 or email: John or Marilyn Reichard.

Take a Day Trip with the Sand Lake Seniors

Sand Lake Seniors are taking a trip to Resorts World Catskill Casino on May 31 to see the fabulous Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Trip includes round trip transportation, Oh What a Night Show, $25 slot play bonus and a buffet lunch. Cost is $107/pp. Bus will leave St. Henry”s parking lot at 7:30am. If interested please email or call 572-888-2549. 

Sand Lake Srs are also going to Lake George on June 27 for a delightful mid day cruise and delicious lunch aboard the Lac du Sacrament with a narrated tour of our beautiful Lake George. Trip includes bus transportation, buffet lunch and a stop at Martha’s Ice Cream for $97/pp. The bus leaves St. Henry’s parking lot at 8:45am. Please email Pat Lane at or call 572-888-2549 if interested in either trip!

Sand Lake Senior Club

The Sand Lake Seniors have put together a 3 days/2nights trip to Niagara Falls, Canadian side for Oct 16th through the 18th. 

A valid ENHANCED Driver’s License or a current PASSPORT is required. We will be staying at the Holiday Inn Fallsview which is across the street from the Fallsview Casino (Bonus $35/pp). 

Two breakfasts and 2 dinners are included one of which is at the Skylon Tower. Enjoy the 20 minute Hornblower Cruise of the Falls! There is a guided full day tour of historic Niagara on the Lake where you can lunch on your own followed by a wine tasting at a local vineyard. A ride on the Skywheel prior to departure for home as well as a Duty Free stop at the border. 

All taxes, meal and driver gratuities are included in the price: $509/pp/DBL, $639/pp/SNG, $499/pp/TPL. Contact Bette Bieg 518-663-8292 for reservations or questions.

Musicians Wanted

Van Rensselaer Heights is hosting a “mini-Woodstock” for residents and we are looking for bands to volunteer to complete our line up. 

The tentative date is August 16th from 10 AM to 5 PM. This will be an awesome opportunity to practice your preforming skills and provide some joy to the residents.

 If interested please contact Ashley by July 15th at (518)621-7585 or email:

Lunch With Our Mayor

Join The Rensselaer County Senior Center on the first Tuesday of every month to have lunch with our Mayor. 

Mike Stammel is a servant of the people and on this day he may be litterly serving you lunch and inform you of what’s happening in the City of Rensselaer and County. This is a great opportunity for a round table discussion on issues that could be of interest to you. Call to make a reservation (518) 463-2166. 

Cleaning Your Closets ?

Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is in need of quality gently used spring, summer clothes for our corner boutique. 

Drop off is 9am to 2pm, please call when you get here. If you need a receipt of donation leave your name and address. We greatly appreciate your generous donations. All proceeds go to senior programs and help our seniors. For more info or to make a donation please call 518-463-2166.

Do You Depend on Depends?

Are you an active senior with an active bladder! Do you always have the urge to go? On a strong water pill? Special underwear can be very costly. We have an assortment of sizes for men and women. 

Call and ask for Gloria at The Rensselaer County Senior Center. We would like to help at no cost to you. Call the Rensselaer Senior Center (518) 463-2166 9am to 3pm Monday thru Friday.  We are located on East and Herrick Streets.

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