Seniors

Seniors 07.08.21

Rensselaer County Senior Center Proudly Presents a Vermont Autumn Experience

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Tuesday, September 21st 2021 – 8:30 AM Board our Yankee Trails Bus and we are off to the Apple Barn Country Bake Shop. After a sweet experience in Bennington Vermont we are off to the New England House for a delightful lunch.

Menu choices consist of: New England Beef Pot Roast

Orange Terrazon Salmon or

Chicken Breast with broccoli, Cabot cheese and onion cider sauce.

Next stop: Friesians of Majesty Equestrian Farm where we will all enjoy a show and tour. Friesians have a long rich history originating in Friesland in the Netherlands. Friesians date back to the 4th century and are the most graceful and nimble for their size. We will see a show not soon to be forgotten by these magnificent animals. We will also have an opportunity to tour the farm and have pictures taken. To complete our day we will stop at the Grafton Cheese Factory where we will have an opportunity to purchase a wonderful selection of Vermont cheeses. Then we head home with fond memories of a beautiful day spent in Vermont.

Call Today for more information or to make your Reservation 518-463-2166 Monday through Friday 9am to 3pm.

Troy Senior Center Announcements

TROY – -Troy Senior Center is hosting Donny “Elvis” on Tuesday, July 20th at 11:00 a.m. Must call 518-270-5348 for details and to reserve a spot! (Event is sponsored by BlueShield of NENY)

-Troy Senior Center’s Lake George Trip is scheduled for August 6th! Please call 518-270-5348 for information or to sign up! (Yankee Trails Bus is sponsored by CDPHP).

Dancercise Classes Starting at The Rensselaer County Senior Center

RENSSELAER – Classes start out with chair exercise and advance into Dancercise class. Taught by Linda Lou a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. Linda is a volunteer who is committed to helping people get healthy and having fun doing so. Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. Consider ordering our grab and go lunch to enjoy after class or early dinner. It’s fun time at the Rensselaer County Senior Center Located On East And Herrick Streets In Rensselaer Call Today (518) 463-2166 Ask for Gloria.

Grafton Senior Center News

CROPSEYVILLE – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will be open on Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. State and County Guidelines will be posted and must be followed at all times. There will not be van transportation to and from the center at this time.

In addition to Tuesdays, the center will be open on Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00 only to offer Chair Yoga to residents 60 and over. Yoga is also offered on Tuesday mornings.

Tuesday, July 13th, lunch will be Creamy Macaroni and Cheese and a vegetable. Following lunch there will be a July Birthday celebration and Trivia, with a prize awarded to the winner. Following Trivia seniors are invited to stay for Bingo, cards, puzzles, scrabble, board games, or just sit and visit with friends. Please call the center at least 24 hours in advance to be placed on the lunch list so staff can make sure they have enough food prepared.

Seniors are encouraged to visit other senior centers that are open on days Grafton’s center is closed. If you have questions, or want to be added to the lunch list, please call (518) 279-3413.

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. 

Poestenkill Seniors

POESTENKILL – Our weekly meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:00 in the afternoon at the Sullivan Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. We have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons that are held at various restaurants and best of all bus trips to casinos, theaters and points of interest.

Informational talks on senior safety and health are given from time to time. Dues are $15.00 a year. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting followed by Bingo and cards. Come join the fun and a afternoon out. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. Hope to see you there.

Attendees must wear a mask until seated and social distancing is encouraged

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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