SeniorFocus

Lake George trip set for seniors Aug. 16

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Cheryl Meyers, Barbara Furman and Elaine Hoyt. Furman, chaplain, opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading, “To Make a ...

ADK Bridge Club results for June 18

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on June 18 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Chloe Correll and John Crisman; second place, Eleanor Clark and John Quinn; third place, Angie Parillo and Debbie Brown. The ...

Broadalbin seniors plan autumn trips

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on June 13, at the First Presbyterian Church, Broadalbin with 40 members present including three new members. The prayer was offered by Mary Peck and June Zea lead the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. The guest speakers were from St ...

Glen-Mohawk to meet on Tuesday

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors had their regular meeting Tuesday; it was called to order by President Alan Buck. Alan Taylor gave the opening prayer which was followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. Barbara Furman accompanied on the piano while “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” was ...

Ida L. McGinnis to meet on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club meeting was called to order by President Jeannie McDuffie. The opening hymn, “In the Garden,” was led by Sandy Yacobucci. The devotions were led by Chaplain Lucy Ostrander. “The Lord’s Prayer” and Pledge of Allegiance were led by McDuffie. ...

Covered dish dinner set for Thursday

Covered dish dinner set for Thursday JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will have a covered dish dinner at 5 p.m. Thursday. The guests are asked to bring a larger dish to pass and their own place setting. The center will ...

Nick Stoner Seniors plan summer picnic

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Lake Nick Stoner Seniors meeting of June 18, was called to order at noon by Grace Eglin, president. She welcomed all that came out. Audrey Gessinger gave a short prayer followed by “The Lord’s Prayer,” Eglin led in the Pledge of Allegiance and Hello to your ...

Area vocalist to entertain seniors

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe will host Ashley Olmstead, area vocalist, who will entertain with musical selections from the ...

Country open mic at the senior center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: 50-55 Plus Club meeting and activities, 1 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 donation (scrambled eggs, toast, sausages), 9:30 a.m.; ...

Covered dish event set for Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. From noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday the center is the federal primary election site. ∫ At 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, will be the Fulton County Senior Council meeting. ∫ At 5 p.m. on Thursday, ...

Tribes Hill seniors meeting minutes

TRIBES HILL — The following are the Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors meetings. At both meetings: Chaplain Barb Furman opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance; the roll was taken by Furman; Barb Lampkin read the treasurer’s report which will be filed for audit; ...

Men’s health: Prostate and bladder cancer

The National Cancer Institute estimates that men in the United States will face 856,370 new cases of cancer in 2018.  According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), two of the top five most common forms of cancer that affect men include prostate cancer and bladder cancer.  Prostate ...

A home away from home for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s

PULLMAN, Wash. — As her disease worsened, Kristin Prieur’s mother, who suffers from dementia, spent her days socializing at Circles of Caring, an adult day health program in Pullman. “She’d come home and get off the bus, and I would always ask her how her day was,” Prieur said. ...

ADK Bridge club results for June 11

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on June 11 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Chloe Correll and Ed Hornidge; second place, Priscilla Horesco and Angie Parillo; third place, Carol Brookins and Mary Jane ...

Erie Day trip on July 12 for seniors

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown Seniors joined together on June 6 for a social hour, luncheon and meeting. Evie Leach, Chaplain, opened the luncheon with the devotion “God is truly faithful.” The Lord’s Prayer followed. President Bob Leach opened the meeting with the Pledge of ...

Glen-Mohawk dinner cruise set for Tuesday

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors The regular meeting of Glen Mohawk Seniors was called to order by President Alan Buck at 10:30. Chaplain Allan Taylor gave the opening prayer. The Pledge to the Flag was followed with Barbara Furman accompanying at the piano for the singing of “My Country ...

Ida McGinnis casino trip Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club’s June 5, meeting was held at Harold’s Restaurant for the anniversary celebration. The decoration committee for the event consisted of Kate VanAlstyne, Arla Fonda and Carol Lowry. The 50-50 winners were Jan Roberson, Audrey Flint, Dorothy Roy, ...

Day for men set for Thursday at 50 Plus

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will host a day to celebrate the men in our world at the Senior Center on Thursday. The men will meet at the center at 10:30 a.m. to carpool to the Wildlife Sports Educational Museum on ...

County Coroner to host talk on updates

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe will host Margaret Luck, Fulton County coroner, who will present, “Updates from the Coroner’s ...

Center to offer bingo, a/c on Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: 50-55 Plus Club meeting and activities, 1 p.m.; board meeting, 4 p.m.; Girl Scout Troop meeting and activities, 5 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and ...