Seniors 11.07.19

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Sand Lake Seniors Club

The regular meeting for the Sand Lake Senior Club will be on November 14, 2019 at The Church of The Covenant on Route 43 in Averill Park at 12:00. We will be having a short meeting. Following our meeting,our guest speaker will be Peter St. Germain, owner of Brunswick Physical Therapy. He will be speaking about “Sciatica and Back Pain”. We have a light luncheon after his discussion. We have a”Restaurant We Go To” on November 21 at Lombardi’s Restaurant on Route 150. Our Christmas Party will be on December 7, 2019 at The Poestenkill Fire House from 12:00 to 4:00. Tickets are now on sale for this event. Music, Grab Bag, Ugly Sweater Contest, Door Prizes and 50/50. Come join us as we celebrate the Holidays.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be Nov. 12, starting at 1:00, preceeded, with the Pledge to The Flag. Meetings are held at The American Legion Post, Main St., Wynantskill. Team 4 will be the host/hostess for lunch. Followed by Bingo, you game of choice. The Bocce league is in full swing, all members are encouraged to join the fun and be a sub. We will soon be planning our Christmas Party. A new face is always welcome as well the “old” ones. See you soon.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Spaghetti Dinner at the Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Profit on the dinner will help fund activities, special events and entertainment. Baskets for the Senior Craft Raffle will also be on display. Tickets for the dinner and basket raffle can be purchased in advance or at the door. Call 518-279-3413 for more information.

Healthy relationships are necessary at every age, but the importance of socialization for seniors cannot be overemphasized. Consistent social interactions help keep people mentally, physically and emotionally fit. Please help keep the programs going at the senior center by supporting this event.

10/31/2019 – 11/28/2019

Upcoming November Events At The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center

5th – Open Mic W/ Brian Zappel (Beef Chop Suey with Chinese Vegetables) Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

6th – A Day Of Culinary Delights (SUNY School, Culinary Arts, Hospitality And Tourism)

12th -13th – AARP Driving Class $25 Non Members, $20 Members Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

19th – HEAP 2019-2020 Application Assistance 10am -12pm Call for Details (518) 463-2166

21st – Thanksgiving Dinner W/ Paul Slusar (Turkey W/ The Works) Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

We Need Your Help !! Member Are Needed To Serve On The Executive Committee To Have A Successful Club We Need Members To Attend A Monthly Meeting And Head Different Committees For Special Programs. Many Of Our Members Have Headed Departments And Businesses. Please Consider Helping The Club. For More Information See Gloria In The office

Always looking for quality gently used clothes for our boutique. Donations can be made Monday Thru Friday 9-3. The Most Important Program Is Nutrition Here at the Center. It is very important that you dine here with Us.

Thank You to all our County Representatives for hearing us and providing us with what we need! You Are Appreciated

We are no longer collecting empty prescription Pill Bottles

Legal Aid Appointments Are Available on the Third Friday of each month

Notary’s Available At The Center. Call For More Info (518) 463-2166


Grafton Fitness Opportunities

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, has several opportunities to keep our residents 60 and older in shape. Chair Yoga is offered 3 times a week at no charge. This is a low-impact workout for the body and mind. Aerobic Swimming is available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Bennington Rec Center with transportation. Water aerobics offers a resistance and buoyancy that cannot be experienced on ground. The center has a small exercise room with a treadmill and stationary bikes. Regular exercise reduces the risk of injury, decreased symptoms of depression, and improves mobility. Regular exercise can lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles, correct body posture, relieve pain and promotes weight loss. Residents 60 and older are encouraged to get into a good exercise routine. For more information, call the center at 518-279-3413.


Senior Domino Group Seeks More Players

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.


Poestenkill Seniors

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.


Rensselaer County NY Connects

Rensselaer County NY Connects provides long term services and supports which includes a range of services and supports that can help people of all ages remain independent in their daily lives. Long term services and supports are both medical and non-medical services that help to maintain or improve daily functioning and health. Finding the right services and supports to meet your needs can be very confusing. NY Connects is a trusted place that gives you information about available options whether you are paying for services yourself, through insurance, or are eligible for a government program. NY Connects serves anyone who needs information on long term services and supports. NY Connects staff can also help link you to available long term services and supports. Contact Rensselaer County NY Connects at 270-2767.

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