Seniors

Seniors 11.03.22

November Events At The Rensselaer Senior Center

November 14th – 18th Week Long Christmas Decoration Sale

Aall proceeds benefits senior programs. Stop and shop. We Are Open 9am to 3pm open Monday Through Friday. We Are Located On East And Herrick Streets In Rensselaer Across from The Amtrak Train Station. 

Thanksgiving Dinner November 17th 

Enjoy a great Turkey Dinner and Pumpkin Pie. Music by Rocking Rob Carson. 

November 30th Rootbeer Float Wednesday. 

Must Dine With Us To Enjoy The Rootbeer Floats. Call the center for more information (518) 463-2166.

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 Kristopher Kasnicki of Legal Aid Thursday 10 am November 10th.

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

Senior Centers Host Veterans Appreciation Lunch

Rensselaer County’s Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, and the Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will each host a Veteran Appreciation Lunch as follows. 

The Hoosick Falls event will be on Wednesday, Nov 9th with a noon meal followed by guest speaker, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Chuck Rodda. He is a retired officer with an impressive background: a Combat Medic and Army Aviator (Huey, Cobra, Blackhawk, and Lakota). He was the state instructor pilot, teaching everyone in the military that flies in New York. Now that he is retired, he is the Regional Director of LifeNet. 

Grafton’s Everett Wagar Senior Center event will be held on Thurs, Nov 10th with a noon meal followed by guest Speaker, Carrie Farley, President of the Albany Chapter of the American Gold Star Mothers. Carrie is the proud mother of SSG Derek J. Farley, who was killed while serving his country. American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization of America mothers who lost their sons or daughters in service of the United States Armed Forces. Carrie will talk about the volunteer work the organization does to support our Veterans. 

Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Hoosick 518-686-7561 or Grafton 518-279-3413. Please come dressed in red, white and blue to show our appreciation for those who have served our country. Lunch is free to all veterans. Cost for lunch for seniors is a suggested $3 donation. There will be a $5 charge for non-seniors attending.

Attention Closet Cleaners

Are you switching the seasons over in your closet? If you didn’t wear it this summer don’t pack it away! Donate to our Boutique at the Rensselaer Area Senior Service Center. All proceeds go towards senior programs. We are now accepting quality fall and winter clothes as well as quality spring and summer clothes. If you gained weight over a very social summer, don’t pack it away you deserve a shopping spree when you reach your ideal weight again. We greatly appreciate you. We are located on East and Herrick street across the street from Amtrak Train Station. We are open 9am to 3pm (518) 463-2166

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