The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of May 19. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any question for information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, aerobics at 9 a.m., AARP driving class at 9:30 a.m. at the Guilderland Public Library, Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;  

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., fashion show and luncheon at the Cider House restaurant at noon;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, AARP driving class at 9:30 a.m. at the Guilderland Public Library, Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness 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., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

 

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of May 12. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any information or questions.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon of chicken a la king or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., food pantry drawing at noon, and bingo and Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness 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., men’s trip to go bowling at 10:30 a.m., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

 

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of April 21.

Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon chicken a la king with gravy or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., bingo, and Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness 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., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and 

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

Luncheon and fashion show Please plan to join us at the Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cider House Restaurant, Orchard Creek Golf Course, Dunnsville Road in Altamont on Tuesday, May 20, at noon.

Fashions by Liz’s Closet will be modeled by our own senior ladies. Your luncheon entrée choices are pot roast, baked cod Florentine or chicken cordon bleu.

Tickets are available in the senior office from April 15 to May 13. The cost is $20 per person. Please make checks payable to the Town of Guilderland.

Remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

Drivers needed We are currently seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to area homebound residents. This volunteer position would be approximately 2 hours from 10 a.m. to noon, on Mondays. We are also seeking sub-stitute drivers for meal deliveries, which may be one to two days per month. Please see or call Maryann at the Guilderland Senior Office at 356-1980, ext 1095 for more information.

Trip to 911 Museum

The Guilderland Seniors are hosting a June 9 trip to New York City for a tour of the 911 Memorial Museum.

The group will meet at 5:45 a.m.at Hamilton Square (formerly 20 Mall) as the bus departs at 6 a.m. There will be a 15-minute rest stop at Slothesburg, and the bus is to arrive in New York at 10:30 a.m.

At 11 a.m., the travelers will enter the 911 Museum for a self-guided tour.  Due to the size of the group, guided tours are not available.  Audio guides will be provided at minimal cost.

A café located inside the museum where lunch or snacks may be purchased.

Visitors leaving the museum building will automatically be brought out to the 911 Memorial Reflecting Pools, which may also be toured.

The group will meet at the bus stop at 2:15 p.m.; the bus leaves for its return trip at 2:30 p.m. With a 30-minute food and restroom stop along the way, the bus will return to Hamilton Square between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

The deadline to sign up for the trip is May 6. Payment of $48, which includes round-trip bus fare and admission to museum and memorial, must be paid in person  at the Senior Service Office in Town Hall or sent by mail for a person to be placed on the list.  Checks may be made payable to the town of Guilderland.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   April 7. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon vegetable lasagna or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., food pantry drawing at noon, bingo, and Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness 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., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

Senior luncheon

Come to the senior luncheon and karaoke on Tuesday, April 29, at noon at Settles Hill Banquet House, 1123 Settles Hill Road in  Altamont.

A buffet luncheon will be served including: assorted sandwiches, salad bar, cream of broccoli soup, chicken marsala, brownie and cookies and tea, coffee or soft drink.

Our entertainment will be Karaoke Masters with Steve Buess. The cost is $17 per person. Please make checks payable to the Town of Guilderland and drop them off or mail them to the senior office.

Transportation service is available upon request.

Group table reservations are always welcome. Tickets are available through April 15.

Luncheon and fashion show

Please plan to join us at the Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cider House Restaurant, Orchard Creek Golf Course, Dunnsville Road in Altamont on Tuesday, May 20, at noon.

Fashions by Liz’s Closet will be modeled by our senior ladies.

Your luncheon entrée choices are pot roast, baked cod Florentine or chicken cordon bleu.

Tickets are available in the senior office from April 15 to May 13. The cost is $20 per person. Please make checks payable to the Town of Guilderland.

Remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

Drivers needed

  We are currently seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to area homebound residents.  This volunteer position would be approximately 2 hours from 10 a.m. to noon, on Mondays.  We are also seeking substitute drivers for meal deliveries, which may be one to two days per month. Please see or call Maryann at the Guilderland Senior Office at 356-1980, ext 1095 for more information.

 

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   March 31. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon hot plate or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., bingo, and Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness 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., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting at 10 a.m., no Bridge at 10 a.m., and quilting at 1 p.m.

Learn about Medicare

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. 

This program is on Thursday, April 3, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the town hall boardroom. Please call the senior office to register by March 27.

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.

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.  

Senior luncheon

Come to the senior luncheon and karaoke on Tuesday, April 29, at noon at Settles Hill Banquet House, 1123 Settles Hill Road, Route 20 in Altamont.

The buffet luncheon includes: assorted sandwiches, salad bar, cream of broccoli soup, chicken marsala, brownie and cookies and tea, coffee or soft drink.

Our entertainment is Karaoke Masters with Steve Buess.

The cost is $17.00 per person. Please make checks payable to: Town of Guilderland and drop them off or mail them to the senior office.

Transportation service is available upon request.

Group table reservations are always welcome. Tickets are available March 18 thru April 15.

Movie of the month

This month’s movie is Lee Daniels’ The Butler on March 27, at 10:30 a.m.

The Butler is a 2013 American historical fiction drama loosely based on the real life of Eugene Allen. The film stars Forest  Whitaker as Cecil Ganes, an African-American who eyewitnesses notable events of the 20th Century during his 34-year tenure serving as White House butler.  Throughout his career while serving 8 different presidents, Cecil not only experiences, but lived through the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and other major events that affect this man’s life, family and American society.   The movie is rated PG-13.  Please call 356-1980 by March 20 to sign-up.

 

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