The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of June 8. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

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

Tuesday: Food pantry drawing, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon of turkey sandwich or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo/Rummikub at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, exercise registration,  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, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

AARP meeting

Guilderland area AARP Chapter 980 holds meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. The meetings are located at Christ the King Church on Sumpter Ave. Park in the back parking lot, enter double doors, and go left down the hallway to the Chapel Room. 

Volunteers needed

We need a volunteer to help deliver meals to homebound residents in Guilderland on Friday mornings, from approx. 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Please call the Senior Office at 356-1980, ext. 1095 for more details.

If you are interested in volunteering once in a while, as a substitute driver, for about an hour and a half this is an opportunity for you.  Meals are delivered to Guilderland and Altamont residents weekdays.  Please call 356-1980, ext.1095 for further information.

Defensive driving

There will be an AARP defensive driving class on July 20 and 22. There are still openings. Call the Senior Office to sign up.

Class registration

Registration for summer exercise classes will be held on June 8 and 10.

Classes being offered this summer are:  Senior Fitness on Monday and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., and Cardio Circuit Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

The fall class registration will be held on July 27 and 29.

Trip cancelation

The June 17, trip was cancelled due to lack of participation-sign-ups!  I am now including deadlines for trips.  This deadline is to insure the interest and participation in the trip and an opportunity to get a full refund from the venue and from Brown Coach, if there is not enough participation.

Senior trips

Please call the senior office for more information at 356-1980 with questions.

The following are our trips through October:

— On Wednesday, July 15, a Lake George lunch cruise on the “Lac du Saint Sacrement.” The cost is $49 including a buffet lunch, music and the bus; 

— On Tuesday, Aug. 4, we will go to “Tanglewood on Parade” with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and the Tanglewood Orchestra.  The bus and show cost $46. The conductors are Stephane Deneve, Keith Lockhart, and Andris Nelsons, with the program including Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.” Fireworks to follow concert. Deadline for this trip is June 10;

— On Tuesday, Sept. 29, a luncheon buffet at Gavin’s Country Inn. There will be a welcome game of bingo with coffee, tea, and Irish scones followed by an all-you-can-eat buffet including prime rib and shrimp cocktail, live music, and the bus for  $56. The Deadline for this trip is Aug. 26; and

— On Wednesday, Oct. 7, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare…Abridged” at the Lake George Dinner Theatre.  The lunch, show and bus cost is $71. 

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of May 4. 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., luncheon of vegetable fritata or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo/Rummikub 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, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

Fashion show and

luncheon

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 19, at noon.

The clothing is from Fashions by Liz’s Closet and will be modeled by our senior ladies.

The menu includes: salad and rolls, dessert, coffee or tea with your choice of the following entrées: Baked Cod Florentine and potato or turkey with cider glazed squash and potato.

Tickets are available in the senior office until May 8. The cost is $23 per person.

Please make checks payable to “Town of Guilderland” and remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

Art show and reception

The town of Guilderland Senior Artists League will be exhibiting their work at the Guilderland Public Library from June 5 through June 26. You are cordially invited to the opening reception of the exhibit on Sunday, June 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library located at 2228 Western Avenue. Light refreshments will add to the festivity.

S.A.L.T.

On June 11, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., there will be a S.A.L.T. presentation

Please call by May 15 to sign-up.

The Office of the Albany County District Attorney’s Senior and Law Enforcement Together is a multi-disciplinary approach; it is a partnership between the district attorney’s office, other law enforcement agencies, community organizations and members of the senior community themselves.

The goal of S.A.L.T. is to heighten public awareness of elder abuse, provide prevention and intervention strategies; Offer education to those serving seniors; the ultimate goal is to combat elder fraud/abuse and exploitation.

Senior trips

Please call the senior office for more information at 356-1980 with questions.

The following are our trips through October:

— On Wednesday, June 17, A Lobster Feast with Karen’s Cabaret and with John Hartman, at the Log Cabin Banquet House.  The cost is $70 including lunch, show, and the bus. We will depart at approximately 9:30 a.m., and approximately between 4 and 4:40 p.m. Barbecued chicken and ribs are also served, for non-lobster eaters;

— On Wednesday, July 15, a Lake George lunch cruise on the “Lac du Saint Sacrement.” The cost is $49 including a buffet lunch, music and the bus:  We will depart at 10 a.m., and return at approximately 3 to 3:30 p.m.; 

— On Tuesday, Aug. 4, we will go to “Tanglewood on Parade” with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and the Tanglewood Orchestra.  The bus and show cost $46. The departure is 6 p.m. and the return time is approximately 11 to 11:30 p.m.;

— On Tuesday, Sept. 29, a luncheon buffet at Gavin’s Country Inn. There will be a welcome game of bingo with coffee, tea, and Irish scones followed by an all-you-can-eat buffet including prime rib and shrimp cocktail, live music, and the bus for  $56. Departure time is 9:30 a.m. and we will return at approximately 4 to 4:30 p.m.; and

— On Wednesday, Oct. 7, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare…Abridged” at the Lake George Dinner Theatre.  The lunch, show and bus cost is $71. Departure time is 10 a.m., and we return at approximately 4 to 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of April 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 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., luncheon of sweet and sour chicken breast or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo/Rummikub 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, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

Driving class

On May 4 and 6 there will be an AARP Denfensive Driving Class.

Fashion show and

luncheon

Please plan to join us at the Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cider House Restaurant, Orchard Creek Golf Course, Dunnsville Road, Altamont on Tuesday, May 19, at noon.

Tickets are available in the senior office from April 13 to May 8. The cost is $23 per person.

Please make checks payable to Town of Guilderland, and remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

 

 

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of April 6. 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., luncheon of chicken and dumplings or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo/Rummikub 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, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Medicare presentation from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

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

Learn about Medicare

Will you soon be 65? Come learn how Medicare works. You will be informed of all the factors that you should consider when making your choices.

Are you already 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.

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

Call the office to register for a presentation by April 7. The first presentation is April 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fashion show and

luncheon

Please plan to join us at the Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cider House Restaurant, Orchard Creek Golf Course, Dunnsville Road, Altamont on Tuesday, May 19, at noon.

The fashions are from Liz’s Closet and will be modeled by our senior ladies

The menu includes salad and rolls, dessert, coffee or tea with your choice of entrée: Baked cod Florentine and potato or turkey with cider glazed squash and potato.

Tickets are available in the senior office from April 13 to May 8. The cost is $23 per person.

Please make checks payable to Town of Guilderland, and remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of March 30. 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., luncheon of barbecue chicken thighs or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo/Rummikub 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, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjong at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.;

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting and Bridge at 10 a.m., and no quilting. Town hall closing at 12:30 p.m.

Learn about Medicare

Will you soon be 65? Come learn how Medicare works. You will be informed of all the factors that you should consider when making your choices.

Are you already 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.

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

Call the office to register for a presentation by April 7. The first presentation is April 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fashion show and

luncheon

Please plan to join us at the Fashion Show and Luncheon at

The Cider House Restaurant, Orchard Creek Golf Course, Dunnsville Road, Altamont on Tuesday, May 19, at noon.

The fashions are from Liz’s Closet and will be modeled by our senior ladies

The menu includes salad and rolls, dessert, coffee or tea with your choice of entrée: Baked Cod Florentine and potato or turkey with cider glazed squash and potato.

Tickets are available in the senior office from April 13 to May 8. The cost is $23 per person.

Please make checks payable to Town of Guilderland, and remember to indicate your luncheon choice and if transportation is needed.

 

 

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