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Senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607

Tuesday (8-6): cards and crafts; Speaker Alan McGill on narcotics at 11 am; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch

Wednesday (8-7): blood pressures; cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch

Thursday (8-8): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45 a; 50/50 and bingo after lunch

Presque Isle Casino trip, August 9th

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday (8-6): cards; Left Right Center game; lunch at 11:45 am

Wednesday (8-7): crafts; cards; games; lunch at 11:45 am

Friday (8-9): games; bingo at 10:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday (8-5): Speaker Alan McGills on Narcotics at 11 am; cards; adult coloring; lunch at noon; games

Tuesday (8-6): cards, adult coloring; bingo; lunch at noon; games

Thursday: (8-8): cards; adult coloring; lunch at noon; games

Sheffield Hospitality Center

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday (8-5): Pennies From Heaven card game, 1 p.m.; Movie afternoon; Exercise class, 3 p.m.

Tuesday (8-6): Mystery lunch; Game Night, 6 p.m.

Thursday (8-8): Bingo, 1:30 p.m.; Ice creak snack; Exercise class, 3 p.m.

Friday (8-9): Nickel Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

Allegheny

Community Center, TAWC Building, 2nd floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237:

Monday (8-5): Hand & Foot Cards, 9:00 am; Cribbage, 10 am; Blood Pressures, 10:45 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 (8-6): 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 (8-7): Wednesday Walk, 9 am; Cribbage, 10 am; Beginners Tai Chi, 11 am, Speaker Alan McGill on Narcotics; Congregate lunch & Bistro Salads ($3 donation for 60 yrs. and over) available at noon; Mah-Jongg, Warren Manor Bingo, 1 pm; Color & Chill, 2 pm

Thursday (8-8): Healthy Steps in Motion low-impact exercise class (free of charge), 11 am; Maranatha Band, 11:30 am; Congregate lunch & Bistro salads ($3 donation for 60 yrs. and over) 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

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.

SECRETARY OF AGING TO VISIT THE ALLEGHENY COMMUNITY CENTER

Experience, Inc., our local Area Agency on Aging, announces that Robert Torres, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Aging, will be visiting the Allegheny Community Center on August 15th at 11:15 am. (This is the rescheduled date for this event.) Secretary Torres will be discussing the issue of Pennsylvania’s Broadband efficiency and how it affects our senior population.

If you are a senior citizen and would like to share your experiences/problems regarding our local internet broadband with Secretary Torres, or you would like to learn more about the issue and how it relates to you, please come to the Allegheny Community Center on August 15th for the Secretary’s presentation starting at 11:15 a.m., followed by a question and answer period.

There will be refreshments available during the discussion. Please call the Allegheny Community Center for more information at 723-3237. If you wish to stay for lunch please call the ACC by Monday morning the 13th of August. The Congregate lunch & Bistro salads are a $3 donation for 60 yrs. and over and available at noon.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS

TAI-CHI for Arthritis – Mondays and Wednesdays 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.

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.

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/.

Volunteering

Making a difference

at our local senior

community centers

Bingo caller needed at the Allegheny Community Center on Mondays from 1 to 3 pm! Call Sue at the ACC at 723-3237.

Terry F Ristau Industrial Softball Tournament — Help is needed in the tournament bracket tent during the weekend of August 16, 17 & 18. The proceeds of the event will benefit the United Fund member agencies, which includes the ACC! Call the center at 723-3237 if you are interested in helping!

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? The ACC collects and distributes blankets throughout our area to those in need.

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.

Lunches

The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following lunch menu at senior centers throughout Warren & Forest counties for the week of 8/5 – 8/9: Allegheny Community Center in Warren, Monday, Roast beef & dumplings, coleslaw, biscuits, peaches & cake; Tuesday: Turkey & cheese sandwiches, broccoli salad & fruit; Wednesday: Pineapple glazed ham, potatoes, green beans, bread & pears; Thursday: Potato crusted Pollock, macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, 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 stuffed peppers, potatoes, carrots, rolls & strawberry shortcake. Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule and Friday the meal of stuffed peppers, potatoes, carrots, rolls & strawberry shortcake.

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.

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