Senior center schedule
Monday (6-24): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch
Wednesday (6-26): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch
Thursday (6-27): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bonus bingo after lunch
Tuesday (6-25): cards; Left Right Center game; lunch at 11:45 am
Wednesday (6-26): crafts; cards; games; lunch at 11:45 am
Friday (6-28): games; bingo at 10:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am
Monday (6-4): cards; adult coloring; lunch at noon; games
Tuesday (6-25): cards, adult coloring; bingo; lunch at noon; games
Thursday: (6-27): cards; adult coloring; lunch at noon; games
Monday (6-24): Word game, 11:30 a.m.; Pennies from Heaven card game after lunch; Exercise class, 3 p.m.
Tuesday (6-25): Senior Day Out; Game Night, 6 p.m.
Wednesday (6-26): Erie trip (shopping or casino).
Thursday (6-27): Birthday pot luck lunch; bring a dish to pass and a white elephant gift; Exercise class, 3 p.m.
Friday (6-28): Nickle Bingo card game, 9:30 a.m.
Community Center, TAWC Building, 2nd floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237:
Monday (6-24): Farmer Market Vouchers, Hand & Foot Cards, 9:00 am; Cribbage, 10 am; Blood Pressures, 10:30 am; Tai Chi, (free of charge) at 11 am; congregate lunch & Bistro salads ($3 donation for 60 yrs. and over) available at noon; Scrabble, 12:45 pm; Bingo and Cards at 1 pm
Tuesday (6-25): Bible study, 10:00 am; Healthy Steps in Motion low-impact exercise class (free of charge), 11 am; Congregate lunch & Bistro salads ($3 donation for 60 yrs. and over) available at noon; bridge, 12:30 pm; Allegheny Belles line dancing , Pinochle, Left-Right-Center game, 12:45 pm; Pool 2pm
Wednesday (6-26): Senior Games at Betts Park, 9 am (see below); Cribbage, 10 am; Congregate lunch & Bistro Salads ($3 donation for 60 yrs. and over) available at noon; cards, 12:30 pm; Mah-Jongg, 1 pm
Thursday (6-27): Healthy Steps in Motion low-impact exercise class (free of charge), 11 am; Father’s Day Luncheon & Bistro salads ($3 donation) available at noon; T.O.P.S. weigh-in at 12 noon; T.O.P.S. meeting at 12:30 pm; Bingo, 12:45 pm; Pool, 2 pm; Out and About, 4 pm
Fridays: ACC closed on Fridays but lunch is available to all ACC participants at the First United Methodist Church in Warren at noon. Donation is $3/person. Reservations suggested by calling 814-723-4930.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS
Farmers Market Vouchers are available to Warren/Forest County residents, age 60 and older who meet income guidelines. Please bring a copy of a POA form with you if you are signing for a participant. Income guidelines: single $23, 107 Couple $31,284 ID with birth date required! July 1 – Youngsville Borough Building from 9:00 to Noon; July 18 – Allegheny Community Center from 1:30 to 3:00; July 31 – Allegheny Community Center from 10:00 to 11:30
Your Skin and the Sun – presented by Sue Swanson from Milestone HCQU Northwest. Learn about the sun and its beneficial and non-beneficial effects on our skin. July 8 – Sheffield Senior Center at 11:00; July 17 – Endeavor Senior Center at 11:00; July 29 – Allegheny Community Center at 11:30
Fraud Bingo – presented by PA Dept of Banking and Securities. PRIZES!! July 10–ACC at 1:00 pm
Vision screening with Carol Brosius – July 11 – Allegheny Community Center from 10:00 to 12:00
PA Property Tax and Rebate Preparation Assistance – If you have a Property Tax and Rent Rebate that needs to be prepared, Elaine Krill at Experience, Inc, Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging can help! Call her at (814) 723-3763, extension 123.
SENIOR GAMES – It’s not too late to register to participate in the Warren & Forest Counties SENIOR GAMES, to be held June 26th at Betts Park! Games include 1/2 Mile Walk, Goofy Golf, Softball Toss, Ring Toss, Jarts, Croquet, Table Shuffleboard, Putting, Corn Hole, and Ping Pong Toss. Many of these games are handicapped friendly! The registration fee is still only $3 and includes the Games, picnic lunch & refreshments! You do not have to participate in any of the games; you can come just for the picnic. Register by June 19th by picking up a Registration Form at your local center or by calling the ACC at 723-3237.
TAI-CHI for ARTHRITIS – Mondays, at 11:00 am in the education room. Tai-chi has been shown to improve flexibility and balance. This Health & Wellness class is free to all participants. Another free class is the Healthy Steps in Motion Exercise Class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 to 11:30 in the Rec Room. They are both evidenced-based classes that have been proven to improve your health! Class is almost full so call to sign up (814-723-3237).
You’re invited to the Allegheny Community Center to enjoy playing bridge in the Rec Room at 12:30 am, or pinochle in the dining room at 12:45, every Tuesday afternoon. Bingo is played after lunch on Mondays and Thursdays. Scrabble is played on Mondays at 12:45 in the Rec Room. The ACC has a beautiful billiards table for you to hone up your skills on in the dining room. Players meet Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 am. Card and game players are always invited to play with no advance signup required.
Remember to call ACC at 723-4180 by 11:00 am at least 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE to make your noon lunch reservations. A monthly meal calendar can be picked up at the center and meals can be reserved well in advance, just not less than 2 days in advance. The suggested reserved-meal donation for all those 60 and over is $3, those under 60 years of age pay $4/person. All noon lunches are well balanced and planned to provide maximum nutritional benefits. For more information about the ACC, programs call the number above or visit their website at http://www.alleghenycommunitycenter.com/
For more information on Aging Services, call Experience, Inc., the Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging at 814-723-3763 or visit their website at http://www.experienceinc.org/
Making a difference
at our local senior
Teach a class! – Have a hobby or skill that you would like to share? Call Sue at the ACC to talk about the possibilities!
Blankets for Babies, the Cancer Center and the Vets Hospital – love to knit, crochet or sew? We collect and distribute blankets throughout our area to those in need.
*Yarn is needed for these programs! If you have a new skein or partially used skeins of yarn that you are not going to use, we have volunteers who will make blankets for donation
Help at your local senior center with meal preparation, office work or just assisting the staff with cleaning! Call Sue at the ACC for more info at 814-723-3237.
Become an Ombudsman (which is Swedish for “citizen representative”) to be an advocate of elderly residents in Personal Care Homes, Nursing Facilities, Domiciliary Care Homes, and anyone receiving Long Term Care Services in the community. Interested? Call Joy at Experience, Inc. at 814-723-3763 ext. 125.
Learn how to help people with their Medicare and other State benefits as an APPRISE counselor. APPRISE is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Pennsylvania’s Medicare Beneficiaries. APPRISE will help Pennsylvanians with Medicare understand their health insurance options and help them make sound decisions about what is best for them. Call Elaine Krill at Experience, Inc at 814-723-3763 ext. 123.
The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following lunch menu at senior centers throughout Warren & Forest counties for the week of 6/24 – 6/28: Allegheny Community Center in Warren, Monday: Pulled pork, baked potatoes, wax beans, roll & cake; Tuesday: Spinach artichoke chicken, pasta, mixed veggies, bread & fruit; Wednesday: Antipasto salad, beets, roll & fruit; Thursday: Sweet & sour meatballs, brown rice, coleslaw, bread & fruit. Chef salads are available every day as a meal option at the ACC. Marienville: Tues., Wed. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule. Endeavor: Tues. & Wed., meals from the ACC lunch schedule, and Friday, the meal of Bacon bleu burgers, potato soup, crackers, rolls & applesauce. Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule and Friday the meal of Bacon bleu burgers, potato soup, crackers, rolls & applesauce.
Eligible participation is 60 years and older with a suggested meal donation of $3. Under 60 years of age, the cost is $4. Call AAA at 723-3763 for info about congregate meal sites center locations. The menu is subject to change if necessary.