SeniorFocus

Fall prevention video now available

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The center members and staff were recently part of a falls prevention video, sponsored by Nathan Littauer Hospital’s Lifeline Program. A fall can lead to serious injuries and ...

Lunch, holiday light trip set for Dec. 6

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Vonnie Gutowski, Susan Gutowski and Rose Garguilo. President Sherry Meyers called the meeting to order and welcomed returning members. Chaplain Barbara Furman led members ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Oct. 29

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Oct. 29 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Mary Brusoe and Carol Brookins; second place, Susan Shaver and Debbie Brown; third place, Mary Jane ...

Arkell Center sets events for November

CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for November. Each Monday through Friday: At 11:45 a.m. the Office for the Aging Meals of Montgomery Program serves hot meals, $3 donation for ages 60 and older. Call (518) 673-2000 for reservations. Each ...

Pot luck luncheon slated for Wednesday

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors met on Oct. 24. After the social hour the devotion, “The Lord walks besides me” was read by Evie Leach, chaplain. Linda LaVada, president, opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Becky White from the Office for the Aging discussed ...

Branson Christmas show trip on Nov. 19

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors meeting and Halloween party was held on Tuesday with 37 members and three guests present. Lu Wilmot reported she has 43 going to Holyoke, Mass. for the Branson Christmas and salute to veterans show at The Log Cabin on Nov. 19. There will be a trip to ...

Senior Christmas dinner at Harold’s

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Seniors meet every Monday at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville & Fulton County, 53 Church St., at 1 p.m. New members are always welcome. November is food pantry month. Members should bring in can goods, box items any ...

Turning Stone trip seats still available

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club meeting was opened by President Jeannie McDuffie. The opening song was “She’ll be Coming Around the Mountain” and was led by Sandy Yacobucci, accompanied on keyboard by Helen Henry. “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance were led ...

Election day bake sale and dinner set

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold an Election Day bake sale and spaghetti dinner Tuesday at the center. The bake sale will take place from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. with homemade pies, cakes, cookies and other baked ...

Dining to donate event on Thursday

PERTH — The following are meetings of the Perth Seniors. Oct. 24: The seniors had their regular meeting at 10:45 a.m. by President Anita Bush, who opened the meeting. Dottie Richeson read a poem, “A Powerful Tool” and “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance. There ...

Elder abuse talk slated for Thursday

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 present Darlene D’Onofrio from the Domestic Violence Program of the Family Counseling Center, ...

The Beltones to hold a free concert

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, 4:30 p.m.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and ...

Thanksgiving lunch set for Nov. 15

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Barb Furman, Vonnie and Susan Gutowski, Furman, chaplain, opened the meeting with a prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled, “Truly Touched by ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Oct. 15

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Oct. 15 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Angie Parillo and Ed Hornidge; second place, Mary Brusoe and Carol Brookins; third place, Doris McIntosh and ...

Senior Halloween party set for Oct. 31

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Wednesday, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin, with 50 members present. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and June Zea lead the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. After lunch, the meeting was called to order ...

Glen-Mohawk seniors set officers for 2019

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors gathered at the Winners Circle in Fonda for the 2019 installation of officers on Tuesday. Allan Taylor said grace before the three course meal was served. The ribbon ceremony was conducted by D. Dorine Dimond, who gave an introductory address on the ...

Senior Halloween parade on Oct. 29

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Seniors had their 43rd anniversary luncheon Oct. 15, at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville & Fulton County, 53 Church St. The mistress of ceremonies was Carol Visconti, who welcomed the members. Leo Visconti provided the ...

Still time to sign up for the Beeches trip

CAROGA LAKE — The Nick Stoner Seniors held their anniversary luncheon on Tuesday, at Vrooman’s Hotel. There were 46 members and guest attending. The committee consisted of Shirley Holliday Martha Mongato and Myrtle Dermott. Barbara Beldon recited a prayer, A prayer for each day, followed ...

Energy savings talk set for Thursday

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 Pete Hanson, of Fulmont Energy Services, who will discuss energy saving and services. ...

Try for a prize at Wacky Wednesday

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.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 ...