Seniors 09.29.22

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. Mondays and Fridays the center will be open 9:30 to 11:00 for our 10:00 Chair Yoga class. On Tuesdays, there will be Senior Yoga Plus class at 10:00. Both are low impact classes that ALL seniors can do at their own pace. 

The next Grafton Senior Membership meeting will be held on Oct 4th at 11:15. All seniors are encourage to attend this meeting as upcoming fundraisers will be discussed. Sign up now for haircut/mani/pedi appointments for Oct 11th. Also Oct 11th is our monthly Eat Smart Demonstration by Jillian of CCE at 11:15 and games and activities following lunch. Oct 13th is our October Birthday Celebration with a fun game of Trivia. Dominoes, Corn Hole, puzzles and other games are available as well. Looking ahead – mark your calendar for our Special Luncheon on Oct 18th with music by Gone Gray and our Halloween Costume Party Oct 27th. 

Congregate lunch is served at the senior center Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for a suggested donation of $3. Grab-n-Go meals are also available on Tuesday and Thursday. Please call early to be added to the lunch list at (518) 279-3413 so we can be sure to have enough food pre-pared.

Sycaway Seniors

Need a break from your normal routine? Come join us for an afternoon of fun, friendship, and enlightenment. Our next meeting is on Monday, October 3rd at 12:00 at the Brunswick Community Center on Keys Lane. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Peter St.Germain, owner of the Brunswick Physical Therapy. At this time he will share some practical applications to help us have greater ease of motion. There will be time for Q&A. We will also have a 50/50 drawing, some Bingo games and light refreshments, provided by our refreshment committee.

At our second meeting of the month we will have former Brunswick Historian, Sharon Zankel as our guest speaker. Sharon has a vast knowledge of the diverse history of Brunswick, and of the founding families. Perhaps she will be able to reveal some interesting history about your own family. Please share with us an afternoon of fellowship and enlightenment.

Speigle-Elders Amish Trip 

The Speigle-Elders Senior group is sponsoring a trip; PA Amish Holiday Tour, 3 days – 2 nights, Nov. 9th-11th. Wade MotorcoachTransportation. 

Trip cost is $439.00 per person, it includes:2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners including Family-style Dinner and a Smorgasbord Dinner, Home for the Holidays at the American Music Theatre. David at Sight & Sound Theatre. Kitchen Kettle Village and Shopping Event, Souvenir Gift, Luggage Handling, 

All Taxes & Meal Gratuities, For Information & Reservations contact: Speigle-Elders: Bert Lattimore 7A Lesson St Extention Schaghticoke NY 12154 (518-235-1325)

Is All Your Paperwork Done Before You Leave This World?

The Rensselaer County Senior Center will be hosting a number of informational sessions on Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, Wills, Trusts and so much more. 

Just an over the counter drug can affect you in a negative way and put into question your cognitive ability. Our esteemed Director in Schodack Barb Fausner had a terrible experience with Benadryl “She took a trip and never left the farm”. She’d be willing to share her experience with you. 

Don’t let someone else decide your last years of life. Take care of your business while there is no question of your ability. The court could appoint someone you never would have chosen to care for you and you would have no choice. Make life decisions easy. Take care of business. Bring a Friend This is Important

Join Elder Attorney Phil Tribble of Tribble Law Thursday 11am, October 6th 

Keep reading the advertiser for our schedule of attorneys and dates. We are open 9am to 3pm and are located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer Call (518) 463-2166 for more information

AARP Defensive Driving Course offered at Snior Center

Rensselaer County’s Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host an AARP Defensive Driving Course on Thursday, October 13th from 8:30 to 3:00. Residents 60 and over can refresh their driving skills, and may be able be eligible for a reduction in auto insurance. 

Pre-registration is required as space is limited and material needs to be ordered. The cost is $25 for AARP members and $30 for non-members. Checks are preferred and should be made out to AARP. Participants should sign in at 8:15. Please bring a bag lunch or sign up for lunch at the center. You will need to bring your AARP card with you. Call the center at (518) 686-7561 to sign up.

A Tribute To Tina Turner And Whitney Houston

Join the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center October 11th as we celebrate two extremely talented ladies at Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center. 

Our day starts at 8am as we depart from Yankee Trails. Arrive at the Resort between 10 and 10:45am welcome coffee and cake will be served. Lunch is served in the main dining room at 12 noon. Lunch consists of fruit cup and pumpkin soup. Entrees are choice of Pot Roast, Chicken Francese or Fillet of Cod. All served with chef’s choice of starch and vegetable. Desert will be chef’s surprise, Coffee, Tea and Decaf and a carafe of Red and White wine. Matinee Show will Start at 1:45 pm Starring LaTraia Savage. 

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