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Senior News

June 8, 2012
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TMH RETIREES TO MEET: Trumbull Memorial Hospital Retiree Club will hold a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The program will include bingo and installation of officers for the coming year. All TMH retirees are welcome. For more information and / or reservations, call Vivian Abram at 330-759-7147. ST. JOE HOSTS SENIOR LUNCHEON: St. Joseph Health Center Senior’s Luncheon will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the hospital, 667 Eastland Ave. S.E., Warren. Sandra Mathews of Trumbull Mobile Meals will explain how to qualify for meals to be delivered to one’s home because of aging or illness. Cost is $4 per person. Reservation deadline is today. Call 330-841-4375 or 330-841-4376. RETIRED TEACHERS MEET: The June meeting of the Trumbull Retired Teachers Association will feature this year’s 10 scholarship winners. The meeting will be at noon Tuesday at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles. For more information, go to trumbullrta.blogspot.com. UFCW LOCAL 880 RETIREES TO MEET: UFCW Local 880 Retirees Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Games will be played, and there will be a raffle. Membership is open to all UFCW Local 880 retirees, and guests are welcome. Call 330-544-5656 or 330-788-2181 for more information. COLLECTING TIRED FLAGS FOR RETIREMENT: Shepherd of the Valley-Howland is collecting American flags in need of retirement. Flags may be left at Shepherd of the Valley-Howland, 4100 North River Road, Warren, through Thursday. The retirement ceremony itself will be held by a local Boy Scout troop at 7 p.m. on Flag Day, which is Thursday. For more information, contact Traci Luther at 330-856-9232, Ext. 2614, or TLuther@ ShepherdoftheValley.com. COURT HOSTS SENIOR SUMMIT: A Senior Safety Summit, hosted by Trumbull County Probate Court, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at Kent State Trumbull. Free admission, refreshments, snacks, smoke detectors and 911 cellphones will be offered to attendees 60 and older. Speakers include Dr. M. Shayesteh, Probate Judge Thomas Swift and law enforcement officers. Displays and gift certificates will be offered by local community service agencies. CENTER OFFERS ‘STRAWBERRY DELIGHT’: The fifth annual “Strawberry Delight” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. June 16 at the Lordstown SCOPE Senior Center. Cost is a request for $4.50. The center is located behind the Lordstown Elementary School, 1776 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown. For more information, call 330-824-2173. ZOO ADMITS SENIORS FREE: Twice each summer, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo offers a day of free admission and special activities for seniors. The first Senior Safari of 2012 is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 for those 55 and older. All guests can visit the exhibitor pavilion featuring senior health, wellness and lifestyle information from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., try a free fitness demonstration and see a performance by the RSVP Players drama group. There also will be chances to meet the keepers and opportunities to meet one of the zoo’s animal residents during Get Close encounters. To learn more, visit clemetzoo.com or call 216-661-6500. AARP OFFERS REVIEW OF DRIVING SKILLS: Trumbull County Senior Court AARP Driver’s Safety Program offers a certified instructor to provide a review of driving skills and techniques as well as strategies to help seniors adjust to physical changes that may affect their driving ability. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Class will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20 at the Liberty Administration Building. Refreshments and snacks will be served. To reserve a place, call 330-675-2616 or 330-469-4860. The program is co-sponsored by the Trumbull County Probate Court. VAN HUFFEL, VANEX MEET: Former Van Huffel and Vanex Tube employees meet at 8 a.m. Fridays at Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W., Champion. For more information, call Jim Franklin at 330-856-4231. BUILDING PRODUCTS RETIREES TO MEET: Niles Building Products Retirees meet the second Wednesday of each month at Scenna’s Restaurant, 1901 N. State St., Niles. NILES RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET: The Niles Classroom Retired Teachers meet every other month on the second Tuesday. All retired Niles teachers can attend. The TRUMBULL COUNTY NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at 10 locations throughout Trumbull County. These sites provide a meal and the opportunity for socialization. Donations will be accepted. Any senior citizen 60 and older and spouses of those 60 and older are welcome for lunch at any of the following sites: ? Cortview Village, 100 Cortview Drive, Cortland, noon Thursday and Friday ? Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday ? Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, 4 p.m. Monday through Friday ? Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, noon Monday through Friday ? Kinsman Fire Hall, 8450 Ridge Road, Kinsman, noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday ? Lordstown Administration Building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday ? Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., Newton Falls, 11:15 a.m. Monday through Friday ? United Steelworkers Hall, 1265 N. Main St., Niles, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday ? SCOPE Senior Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday ? Robert Morrison Village, 3000 Burton St. S.E., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday ? West Farmington Senior Center, 151 College St., West Farmington, noon Wednesday, Thursday and Friday For more information or to make reservations two working days in advance before 3 p.m., call 330-675-2486. The menu for the week is: TODAY: Swedish meatballs, buttered noodles, Oriental vegetables, rye bread, mixed fruit, apple juice MONDAY: Vegetable lasagna, butter beans, diced carrots, wheat bread, fruited gelatin TUESDAY: Turkey burger on bun, au gratin potatoes, broccoli, peaches WEDNESDAY: Cheese omelet, sausage patty, potato spudster, applesauce, orange juice, blueberry muffin THURSDAY: Barbecue riblet, zesty potatoes, sliced carrots, Diamond Jim bun, pineapple JUNE 15: Meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, cauliflower, rye bread, mixed fruit FOWLER-VIENNA SENIOR CITIZENS: The group meets from 9:30 a.m. or later every Thursday at the Fowler Community Center to play cards and games, celebrate birthdays and anniversaries and for a 50-50 raffle and meals. Special meals are served on the fourth Thursday of the month. Cost is $3 each. All those 55 and older are welcome. Annual dues are $12. LORDSTOWN SCOPE Rear of Lordstown Elementary School, 1776 Salt Springs Road; 330-824-2173. Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call ahead for lunch, $3. Membership is $12 per year or $22 for a couple. MONDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowl; noon, lunch, $3, hoagies and gelatin. TUESDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowl, bridge or candles, 25-cent bingo; noon, lunch, $3, stuffed peppers, soup, bread and fruit; 2 p.m., beginners sketching class, $3, call to register. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., woodcarving with Frank, free; 10 a.m. (last Wednesday of month), free cholesterol screening, glucose test and blood pressure check (fast is required); noon, lunch, $3, Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, carrots, bread; 1 p.m., exercise with Rosanne, chair yoga. THURSDAY: 10 a.m., bridge, candles or Wii bowl; noon, lunch, $3, baked chicken or pork, vegetable, fruit, bread; 7 p.m., bridge night. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, 25 cents; noon, lunch, $3, chicken cacciatore, spaghetti and gelatin. ? Wii games are available every day and can be played from a sitting position. All classes are free. Membership is $12 per year. Visit or contact the center. THE KINSMAN SENIOR CITIZEN NUTRITION SITE is open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to seniors 60 or older or those whose spouse is 60 or older. Meals are served about noon at the Kinsman Fire Hall. Donations accepted. Doors open at 10 a.m. For information on meals, call site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123. Cards and bingo are played every day, and singing is on Wednesdays. To attend, call Davis two days prior. JOHNSTON SENIOR CENTER 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, 330-924-0412. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Membership is $12 a year. Puzzles, games and coffee bar are available daily. MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., trivia; 12:30 p.m., cornhole. TUESDAY: 10 a.m., art; 12:30 p.m., Wii bowling. WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m., needlework; 10:30 a.m., blood pressure check; 12:30 p.m., balance. THURSDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., Wii bowling; 12:30 p.m., bingo. FRIDAY: 10:30 a.m., Yahtzee; 11 a.m., Wii bowling; 12:30 p.m., balance. Daily meals are served at noon, donations are accepted. Call for a reservation. There are also monthly craft days and birthday parties. FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER Open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays. MONDAY: 7 a.m. to noon, full breakfast menu, open to the public. TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., exercise class and quilting, cards and crafts; 6 p.m., cards, players choice. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: noon, nutrition program lunch, $1.50, and quilting, cards and crafts. Weight Watchers — Doors open at 5 p.m. with meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Self-serve breakfast is available from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call 330-889-2733. CHAMPION SCOPE 4447-B Mahoning Ave., 330-847-8179. Breakfast 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday. Cost is $4 for members and $6 for nonmembers. Lunch 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call the day before. Carryouts are available. Menu suggestions are welcome. Special holiday lunches are $5 for everyone. Three computers with free Internet are available daily. MONDAY: Speaker after breakfast; 1 p.m., acrylic painting / crafts of choice. (Supply fees may apply.) TUESDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist, followed by chair volleyball and cornhole. WEDNESDAY: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., bingo at 25 cents per card and free with Angela on second Wednesday. THURSDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist. FRIDAY: Gardening forum scheduled each Friday right after lunch, painting or crafts afterward. Cards or games are available every day when requested. Special speakers are scheduled for 11 a.m. most Mondays. Crocheting, knitting and quilting (bring machine) assistance available. Monthly menu is available at the front desk. SCOPE is seeking ideas for projects and speakers. NILES SCOPE SENIOR CENTER 14 E. State St., Niles, Ray Novotny and Judy Fabian, managers. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. 330-544-3676. MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge; 11 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 1 p.m., quilting, cards, players choice; 4 p.m., Monday night cards and games, food, $2; 5 p.m., weight loss support group. TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m. square dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, caller and instructor; 11:30 a.m. lunch — $3 for members and $4 for others; 11:45 a.m., Happy Tappers, $1; 1 p.m., cards — 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, pre-registration required; 2:30 p.m., pinochle; 3 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department; 7:30 p.m., square dance lessons with Gene Hammond, call 330-534-4426 to sign up. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., chair yoga, $1; 11:30 a.m., lunch, $3 members and $4 others (VIP monthly birthday luncheon, third Wednesday, $5); 1 p.m., bingo with a guest caller each week; 1 p.m., Texas Hold ’Em; 2:30 p.m., card players choice; 7 p.m. (third Wednesday), Friendly Square Dance, $9 couple. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., line dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, instructor; 11:30 a.m., lunch $3 for members and $4 others; 1 p.m., Game Day — Wii bowling, board games; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month; 6 p.m., Thursday Night Clean People. FRIDAY: 9:30 a.m., Happy Tappers (free glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings every third Friday); 10 a.m., free art class; 11 a.m., arthritis exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 11:30 a.m., salad and sandwich, $2; 1 p.m., choir practice. Pool table, piano or television available when not in conflict with other activities. Pre-registration is required. Call the center or stop in to sign up. ? The center is signing up participants for the following trips. June 21 — Sugarcreek Amish Trip, includes a family style Amish feast, Swiss Gardens at Warther Carvings, shopping at Baltic Mill, Cheesehouse, and a course on making sangria at Swiss Heritage Winery, $67. Sept. 18-21 — Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn., Grand Ole Opry. Double occupancy $615; triple, $604, and four occupants, $594. Payment plans available. A fall foliage trip is being planned for October on the Gateway Clipper Cruise Line in Pittsburgh. HOWLAND SCOPE 8273 High St., Howland. MONDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 12:30 p.m., yoga, $3; 1:45 p.m., senior Zumba. TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., bocce; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 12:30 p.m., Book Club (third Tuesday); 3 p.m., cornhole (winter months). WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., Ohio Star Quilters (first and third Wednesday); 10 a.m., bridge club; 1 p.m., Red Hatters (first Wednesday); 6:30 p.m., line dancing, $3. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., computer class, $25; 12:30 p.m., Red Hatters (first Thursday); 2 p.m., Investment Club, 2 p.m.; 2 p.m., line dancing, $3; 4:30 p.m., bocce; 5:30 p.m., card night (fee). FRIDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 11:30 a.m., line dancing, $3; 8:15 a.m., golf (fee). SATURDAY: 9 a.m., Train Club (twice per month); American Legion executive meeting once a month. For more information on programs and events at Howland SCOPE, call 330-609-7806. CORTLAND SCOPE 125 N. Bank St., Cortland; 330-637-3010; Harbor Day Care, 2627 Atlantic N.E., Warren, 330-399-4495. MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge club; 10:30 a.m., garden club; 11 a.m., beginners line dancing; 1:15 p.m., arthritis exercise, $2; 2 p.m., woodcarving class; 4 p.m., pool league, open to players. TUESDAY: 2 p.m., computer class, second and fourth Tuesday; 10:30 a.m., book club, first Tuesday, free; 11:30 a.m., chair yoga, $3; 10 a.m., crochet class, second and fourth Tuesday, free; 1 p.m., birding class. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10 a.m., line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m., bridge players; noon, arthritis exercise class, $2. THURSDAY: 10 a.m., open art class, free; 10 a.m., beginners drawing class, free; 10:30 a.m., cards, free; 2 p.m., pool lessons, free; 12:30 p.m., Tai Chi classes, $5. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., art group, free; 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., omelet in a bag, first Friday, $3. WARREN SCOPE 220 W. Market St., Warren. Donations accepted for lunch. For more information, call 330-399-8846. MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercises; 11:30 a.m., Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs lunch site (donations accepted); 1 p.m., cards (500). TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m., art class; 11 a.m., chair exercises; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 4:30 p.m. Riverside Railroad Club; 6:30 p.m. bridge; 7 p.m. Stephen Foster Chorus practice. WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., computer class; 10 a.m. Neighborhood Health Watch; 11 a.m., chair exercises; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 6 p.m., Bible study; 7 p.m., psychic club. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m. bridge and poker; 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercises; 11 a.m., chair exercises; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 12:30 p.m., bingo. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., chair tap / tap class; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 12:30 p.m. cards (500). All seniors are invited to join the new line dancing class at the Warren SCOPE Center, starting on June 20. Norm Flavell will be conducting this class from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. The cost is $3 per session. For more information and reservations, call 330-373-6213. AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: 100 Westchester Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Register for a free 11:30 a.m. lunch by 10:30 a.m. at austintownseniorcenter@hotmail.com or by calling 330-953-1416. MONDAY: 9:30 a.m., painting class, $5; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, monthly wellness check, including blood pressure, hearing, vision and medication checks. TUESDAY: 10 a.m., line dancing with Bea; noon, bingo trip to Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh. WEDNESDAY: 9:15 a.m., cards or cornhole; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, tai chi. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., yoga, cards, Wii; 50/50 drawing, birthday party; noon, bingo, sponsor Briarfield at Ashley Circle. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, cornhole, Wii. Lunch is offered Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis to seniors 60 and older. Cost is $2 but not required, and the number of meals is limited. The center features speakers at 11:30 a.m. every Friday followed by the taping of the “Senior Focus” TV show. GIRARD MULTI-GENERATION CENTER 330-545-6596 NUTRITION MEAL PROGRAM Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs: 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call reservation in at least two days in advance at 330-675-2486. Suggested donation: $1.50 per meal. For seniors 60 and older and / or their spouses. Menu calendars are available at the center. Upcoming events: ? Basic computer classes: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Call 330-545-6596 to register or for more information. ? Fitness Room hours: 8:30 to 4 p.m. Monday; 8:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; 8:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 8:30 to 4 p.m. Friday; closed Saturdays. ? Yoga / pilates: Tuesdays, yoga from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., chair yoga 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., pilates 5 to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, yoga 3 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m.; Thursdays, yoga at 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., chair yoga 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and pilates 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $3 for class for members and $5 for class for nonmembers. ? Tai chi: Cost $5: noon to 1 p.m. Fridays ? Exercising to music will be 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gym. ? The Wii gaming system and air hockey or ping pong is set up in the parlor for members to use during the center’s hours of operation. ? Adult basketball or cornhole is held 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday in the gym. Minimum of two players and must be members of the center. ? Walk the steps or in the gym: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Minimum of two walkers. Sign in at the front desk. ? Knit and crochet class: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays. Bring yarn, needles and other materials needed. Class is free and open to members. COUNTRY NEIGHBOR: Country Neighbor Community Center, 39 S. Maple St., Orwell, is offering the following programs. For reservations or information, call Diana Ristimaki, program coordinator, at 440-437-6311. ? Maple Street Cafe breakfast, 6 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. All proceeds benefit the services and programs of Country Neighbor. ? Diabetes support group — 10 a.m. first Friday of each month, free. ? Jodie Stoloves chair dancing — 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, fee $1. ? Ceramic classes — 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday, fee $8, call to register.
 
 

 

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