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Stoner Seniors plans meeting

CAROGA — The Nick Stoner Seniors meeting of April 4, was cancelled due to a malfunction at the Town Hall where the meetings are held . The next meeting will be at noon April 18, at the Town Hall. Yoga will be held at 11 a.m. before the meeting for all that would like to come.

Task force slates movie day

NORTHVILLE — The following is for the Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living. On Thursday (April 13), there will be no program at the Red Rooster. Instead the bus will be leaving from the Red Rooster at noon for a movie day in Amsterdam. To reserve a seat, call STFSL and leave message. ...

Gloversville seniors list special events

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Monday (April 10): Open art class – $6 donation, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m.; the center is hosting a dinner (homemade ...

Luck seniors plan road trip

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The lunch crew is going to the House of Pizza, Wednesday (April 12) at noon. Call the business office to get signed up. Blue Shield will be at the center on Wednesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. ...

Iroquois Seniors report on meeting

TRIBES HILL — Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their April 6, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Bill and Dolores Danelorich, Mary Hart and Shirley Dado. President Sherry Meyers called the meeting to order and Chaplain Barb Furman led members in the opening prayer, Pledge of ...

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Culinary trip seats still available JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Senior Center at 109 East Main Street announces that Blue Shield will be at the center on March 28 from 11a.m. till 1p.m. Lunch crew is going to the House of Pizza on April 5 at noon. There are a few seats available on to the ...

Chronic health problems usually come on slowly

By Tammy Merendo R.N. HealthLink Littauer According to Stanford University, most of us will experience two or more chronic long-term illnesses during our lives. In the event that we don’t, it is still likely that we will provide care to someone who does. Chronic health problems usually ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 13) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Arlene Comstock; second place, Lois Widdemer and ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 6) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Poppy Kiernan; second place, Carol Brookins ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Feb. 27) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Carol Brookins and Mary Jane Fredericks; second place, Carlene ...

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50 Plus Seniors report on meeting MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors started out their meeting day on Feb. 15, with a social hour. Before the Office for the Aging luncheon Chaplain Carl Edwards read the devotion, “I pray that today you will word your mysterious ways in my ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Feb. 6) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, John Chrisman and Jim Clauson; second place, Carol Brookins and Arlene ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Jan. 30) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Eleanor Clark and Debbie Brown; second place, Arlene Comstock ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Jan. 23) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, John Quinn and John Chrisman; tied for second place, Debbie ...

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Senior group reports on meeting BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Seniors met on Jan. 11, with 50 members present. Jennifer Gilston was installed as the new club treasurer by President Toni Hallenbeck. The new program chairwoman, Judy Rosenzweig, along with her committee, Robert ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday, Jan. 9, at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were Arlene Comstock and John Chrisman; second place, Jean Loveday and Jim Clauson; ...

Preventing the ‘Tin Man effect’ for senior citizens

By Carol Tomlinson The less you move physically, the more you lose in health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz, when inactivity becomes a habit, we “rust-up” in a sense, slow down and become less vital. As “older ...

Resident Jean Loveday, left,  enjoys a cup of tea and cookies with  Board member Doreen Ford at a recent tea held at Willing Helpers Home for Women.
(Photo courtesy of Tammy Kruger)

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Broadalbin Seniors slate Proctor’s trip BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Seniors meet every other Wednesday. The lunch is at noon, followed by the meeting. The next meeting is Wednesday (Jan. 11). For more information about the Broadalbin Seniors, call Toni Hallenbeck at 883-3008. The ...

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50 Plus Seniors     reports on meeting MAYFIELD — After the social hour, the Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors had its Office for the Aging Christmas luncheon. President Carl Edwards opened the luncheon with “The Christmas Prayer.” Carl Edwards opened the meeting with the Pledge of ...

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Bridge Club          announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Dec. 19) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Tom Farnan; second place, Jean ...