The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   Dec. 9. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., holiday luncheon at Mallozzi’s clubhouse at noon;

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 at 9 a.m., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

HEAP program

Cold months approach and heating costs increase. People with monthly incomes under: $2175 for one person, or $2844 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 are now available in the senior office, and if you need assistance, please call to set up an appointment.

Bridge lessons

Bridge lessons are available for  an 8-week session of a 2.5 hour class held once a week the cost  for the material is $25. Call the senior office at 356-1980 ext. 1094 for more info. Class will be arranged depending on interest.

Red Cross presentation

Be Red Cross Ready teaches effective steps people can take to protect themselves and loved ones during emergencies. BRCR is composed of three simple steps that include building an emergency preparedness kit, making a plan, and staying informed.  Citizens CPR is a non-certificate program that shows how to effectively perform hands only CPR.

This program is on Jan. 9, 2014 at 11a.m., at town hall. 

Be Red Cross Ready is approximately 45 minutes long; and Citizens CPR is about 15 minutes.

Please call the senior office to register by Jan. 2.

Holiday open house

At the Schoolcraft Cultural Center on Sunday, Dec. 15 from, 2 to 5 p.m., all are welcome to this open house. 

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   Dec. 2. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

Monday: Exercise class registration, scheduled shopping, aerobics at 9 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones at 10:30 a.m., and Strong Bones at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Exercise class registration, Strong Bones at 9 a.m., luncheon of fried fish or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., bingo, Rummikub, and Scrabble at 12:30 p.m.; 

Wednesday: Exercise class registration, scheduled shopping, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday: Exercise class regisration, scheduled shopping, Strong Bones at 9 a.m., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

Heap program

Cold months approach and heating costs increase. People with monthly incomes under: $2175 for one person, or $2844 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 are now available in the senior office, and if you need assistance, please call to set up an appointment.

Bridge lessons

Bridge lessons are available for  an 8-week session of a 2.5 hour class held once a week including material for the cost of $25. Call the senior office at 356-1980 ext. 1094 for more info. Class will be arranged depending on interest.

Red Cross presentation

Be Red Cross Ready teaches effective steps people can take to protect themselves and loved ones during emergencies. BRCR is composed of three simple steps that include building an emergency preparedness kit, making a plan, and staying informed.  Citizens CPR is a non-certificate program that shows how to effectively perform hands only CPR.

This program is on Jan. 9, 2014 at 11a.m., at town hall. 

Be Red Cross Ready is approximately 45 minutes long; and Citizens CPR is about 15 minutes.

Please call the senior office to register by Jan. 2.

Holiday open house

At the Schoolcraft Cultural Center on Sunday, Dec. 15 from, 2 to 5 p.m., all are welcome to this open house. 

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   Nov. 18. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday:  Strong Bones at 9 a.m., blood pressure screening from 10:45 to 11:45 p.m., luncheon of harvest pork stew at 11:30 a.m., bingo, Rummikub, and Scrabble at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday:  Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones at 9 a.m., scheduled Medicaid and legal appointments from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., scheduled Food Stamp appointments from 10 to 11 a.m., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

Annual holiday luncheon

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon our holiday luncheon will be held at Mallozzi’s Clubhouse at Western Turnpike Golf Course, Route 20.

Your menu choices are sliced sirloin of beef or stuffed filet of sole.

The cost is $19 per person. Transportation is available for Guilderland   seniors. Tickets are available from Nov. 12 to Dec. 3. Please make checks payable to: The Town of Guilderland.

Basic Star registrations

The deadline for the Basic Star Exemption registration with the NYS Tax Department is Dec. 31. Registration may be done online at www.tax.ny.gov, or by calling 457-2036. If you have any questions please call our assessor’s office at 356-1980, ext. 1013.

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   Nov. 11. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

Monday: Town Hall closed for Veterans Day;

Tuesday:  Strong Bones at 9 a.m., luncheon of glazed ham at 11:30 a.m., bingo, Rummikub, and Scrabble at 12:30 p.m.;

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

Thursday:  Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones at 9 a.m., the movie Man of Steel at 10:30 a.m., registration was required by Nov. 7, Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

Annual holiday luncheon

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon our holiday luncheon will be held at Mallozzi’s Clubhouse at Western Turnpike Golf Course, Route 20.

Your menu choice are sliced sirloin of beef or stuffed filet of sole.

The cost is $19 per person. Transportation is available for Guilderland   seniors. Tickets are available from Nov. 12 to Dec. 3. Please make checks                                            payable to: The Town of Guilderland.

Special shopping trips

In place of Mall Shopping Day there will be a bus trip to The Christmas Tree Shop. The trips are scheduled for Nov. 18 and 20h. Call 356-2920 to sign up as soon as possible.

Basic Star registrations

The deadline for the Basic Star Exemption registration with the NYS Tax Department is Dec. 31. Registration may be done online at www.tax.ny.gov, or by calling 457-0203. If you have any questions please call our assessor’s office at 356-1980, ext. 1013.

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

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The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Oct. 28. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon of pork loin or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., and bingo, games and billiards 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., a movie The Place Beyond the Pines at 10:30 a.m, Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., and Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

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

Medicare appointments

Janet Kiffney from the Albany County Health Insurance Counseling Program will be in the senior office every Monday until Nov. 26.  If you would like to schedule a free 1-hour appointment between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., call the senior office.

Thanksgiving dinner deliveries

Thanksgiving Day preparations are in the works by Equinox, Inc. for their 44th Annual Equinox Thanksgiving Day Dinner. In order to get home delivery, we need to update our list of dinner recipients, so please contact the senior office to make your reservation by Nov. 8.

Driver fitness center

The Town of Guilderland Senior Office and the town’s police department have been working together to help senior drivers drive safer and longer through the town’s driver fitness center. Located in Guilderland town hall, the center is designed to ensure the safety and independence of older drivers and to help seniors and their families find tangible solutions to their driving challenges.  For more information please call Cindy in the senior office.

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

 

 

 

 

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