Guilderland Seniors

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Dec. 22. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, no aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., no senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., harmonic group at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon of lentil soup with ham sandwich or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., Bingo/Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, no Cardio Circuit at 9 a.m., no senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Christmas Day town hall closed;

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting and Bridge at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Transportation

weather reminder

When the Guilderland schools are closed due to inclement weather, all scheduled shopping trips and scheduled medical appointments will be cancelled.

When the Guilderland schools are listed as delayed in opening, we will still provide transportation. We may be delayed in getting to you, due to road conditions, so please be patient.

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Dec. 15. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus and senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., harmonic group at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., blood pressure reading at 10:45 a.m., luncheon of Hungarian goulash or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., Bingo/Rummikub and food pantry drawing at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, Cardio Circuit at 9 a.m., senior fitness and Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Scheduled shopping, scheduled legal appointments, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting, Bridge at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Transportation

weather reminder

When the Guilderland schools are closed due to inclement weather, all scheduled shopping trips and scheduled medical appointments will be cancelled.

When the Guilderland schools are listed as delayed in opening, we will still provide transportation. We may be delayed in getting to you, due to road conditions, so please be patient.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Nov. 24. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m, senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., harmonic group at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon of veal and peppers or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., Bingo and Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, no Cardio Circuit at 9 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Town hall closed for Thanksgiving Day;

Friday: Town hall closed.

Senior holiday luncheon

On Tuesday, Dec. 9. at noon our holiday luncheon will be held at the Cider House Restaurant at 6700 Dunnsville Rd. in Altamont.

The Menu will feature the entrée choice of: Stuffed meatloaf with mashed potatoes or roasted turkey with butternut squash. The cost is $20 per person.

Transportation service is available for Guilderland seniors.

Tickets are available from Nov. 10 to Dec. 2. Please make checks payable to: Town of Guilderland

Movie of the month

On Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Guilderland town hall court room the movie 42 will be shown.

This movie focuses on the relationship between baseball icon Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.

Heap program

With cold months approaching, heating costs will increase. People with monthly incomes under $2194 for one person, or $2869 for two people, are eligible for the Heating Assistance Program called HEAP. This grant can be received each heating season and goes directly to the heating company. The amount of the payment to each person is determined by income, living expenses and type of fuel used. Applications to the program should be available Nov. 17 in the senior office, and if you need assistance, please call to set up an appointment.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Nov. 3. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, Christmas Tree Shop shopping trip; aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m, senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., harmonic group at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Election Day, programs closed;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, Christmas Tree Shop shopping trip, Cardio Circuit at 9 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Medicare presentation at 10:30 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting, Bridge at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Holiday luncheon

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, at noon the annual town of Guilderland senior citizens holiday luncheon will be held at the Cider House Restaurant, 6700 Dunnsville Rd. in Altamont.

The Menu will feature the entrée choice of: stuffed meatloaf with mashed potatoes or roasted turkey with butternut squash. The cost is $20 per person.

Transportation service is available for Guilderland seniors.

Tickets are available from Nov. 10 through Dec. 2.

Please make checks payable to the Town of Guilderland.

Movie of the month

This month’s on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 a.m., in the Guilderland Town Hall courtroom we will be showing the movie, 42.

Please call the Senior Service office at 356-1980, ext.1048 by Thursday, Nov. 13 for a reservation.

This movie focuses on the relationship between baseball icon Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey, who signed Robinson and in 1947 made him the first black major league baseball player of the modern era.  This movie is rated   PG13 and the run time is 128 minutes.

HEAP program

Cold months are approaching and heating costs will increase. People with monthly incomes under $2194 for one person, or $2869 for two people, are eligible for the Heating Assistance Program called HEAP. This grant can be received each heating season and goes directly to the heating company. The amount of the payment to each person is determined by income, living expenses, and type of fuel used. Applications to the program should be available Nov. 17 in the Senior Office, and if you need assistance, please call to set up an appointment.

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Oct. 27. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m, senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., harmonic group at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Strong bones Plus at 9 a.m., senior luncheon beef stew or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., Bingo/Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, Cardio Circuit at 9 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., movie Twelve Years a Slave at 10:30 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting, Bridge at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Learn about Medicare

On Thursday, Nov. 6, from  10:30 a.m. to noon, join us in the town hall boardroom for this informative program.

Will you soon be 65? Are you already enrolled in Medicare but still have questions about your coverage options?  There are Medicare counselors trained to help you understand your choices and options. Attend a presentation designed to provide you with an understanding of Medicare and the choices available to you.

Thinking about changing your current Medicare coverage? This is a great time to get a better understanding of the whole picture. 

Having trouble paying your Medicare premium or related medical expenses? Find out if you may qualify for Federal assistance with your medical expenses.

You’re almost 65? Come learn about how Medicare works. You’ll probably be surprised by the number of choices available to you and all the factors that you should consider when making your choices. 

Please call 356-1980, ext. 1094 to register ahead of time.

Medicare appointments

Janet Kiffney from the Albany County Health Insurance Counseling Program will be in the senior office every Monday from Oct. 20 through Dec. 1. If you would like to schedule an informative one-on-one appointment between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., please call the senior office.

Thanksgiving dinner deliveries

Preparations are in the works by Equinox, Inc. for their 45th Annual Equinox Thanksgiving Day Dinner. Please contact the senior office to make your reservation by Nov. 5.

 

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