Seniors 11.14.19

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Upcoming Events At The Rensselaer Senior Center

20, 12:30 p.m. Legal Workshop for Seniors at the Rensselaer Area Senior Center located on East and Herrick St in Conjunction with the Rural Law Center of NY Inc. Workshop topics include Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Executors and an overview of legal issues affecting seniors. All are welcome to attend, please call (518) 463-2166 to reserve your place. We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

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 for local church to give to third world countries must be see thru.  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

Sign up now for our Gospel Christmas show with Donny Elvis On December 10th this is always a special day with lots of fun giveaways seats are limited call today

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Special Dinner with Music Sponsored by Clear Caption

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will host a Special Luncheon with music entertainment by Bob Treffilette, sponsored by ClearCaption, on Friday, November 22nd at 12:00. Please come early and talk with representatives with Clear Caption phones. There is a suggested $3 donation for lunch. Please call by the day before to be added to the lunch list at 518-279-3413.

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Calendar at Senior Center

2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton NY

Nov 18 – 10:00 Chair Yoga,12:00 Congregate Lunch (Sloppy Joe), 1:00 Cards and Games; Nov 19 – 9:30 Swimming, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Chicken Pattie Parm), 1:00 Cards and Games; Nov 20 – 10:00 Chair Yoga, 11:00 Craft Time, 12:00 Congregate lunch (Swiss Steak) , 1:00 Games and Cards; Nov 21 – 9:30 Swimming, 12:00 Congregate Lunch (Haddock), 12:30 Knit/Crochet Group; Nov 22 – 9:45 Chair Yoga, 12:00 Special Lunch w music by Bob Trefilette sponsored by Clear Caption.

11/14/2019 – 12/05/2019

Town of East Greenbush Holiday Events

December 4th- Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

Beings at 6:30 PM with official tree lighting outside. Come inside for a “Cookie with a Cop”, hot Cocoa, a visit with Santa, crafts, an a magical performance by the Columbia High School Chamber Singers, and be sure to vote in our Gingerbread House Competition.

December 7th- EG Emergency Services Parade- begins at 6PM from Philips Road Fire House to Becker’s Farm

December 13th- Senior Holiday Paint and Punch Event with artist Noreen Powell. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Call 518-477-4194

December 18th- Senior Holiday Luncheon- A catered lunch sponsored by your EG Police Benevolent Association and the Town of East Greenbush. Space is limited. Please call 518-477-4194 to make a reservation.

11/14/2019 – 12/26/2019

Local Law Students to Provide Legal Workshop for Seniors

On November 20, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Rensselaer Area Senior Service Center located at 50 Herrick St., #1, Rensselaer, New York, local students from the Albany Law School will provide a free, legal information workshop for local senior citizens, family members, caregivers and elder care professionals. This presentation is part of a project designed to bring useful legal information and materials to a student’s home community.

The Elder Law Pro Bono Project is a collaboration between the Albany Law School Pro Bono Program and the Rural Law Center of New York. There is a long-standing tradition in the legal profession of providing pro bono or free legal assistance to benefit individuals and communities. This program gives law students the opportunity to do pro bono work in areas across the state. Senior citizens and their families, especially in rural areas, often don’t have access to critical legal information. This workshop will bring important resources directly to home towns.

The Rensselaer Area Senior Service Center has been kind enough to provide a location for this event. Workshop topics include Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Executors and an overview of legal issues affecting seniors. All are welcome to attend, but in order to provide materials for everyone, please call (518) 463-2166 to reserve your place.


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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