FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS
The Indiana Regional Medical Center conducts monthly Blood Pressure Screenings at
the following locations, dates and times. No reservation is required:
Two Lick Valley Social Center, (450 Franklin Street, Clymer) Feb. 3 at 12:30 pm
Armagh Social Center (held in the Armagh Fire Hall), Feb. 10 at 10 a.m.
Mahoning Hills Social Center (near Punxsutawney), Feb. 11 at 10 am
Homer-Center Social Center, (279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City) Feb. 12 at 12 Noon
Chestnut Hills Social Center (Blairsville), Feb. 17 at 10 a.m.
Aultman Social Center (held in the Aultman Fire Hall), Feb. 18 at 10 a.m.
Indiana Social Center (1001 Oak Street, Indiana), Feb. 25 at 10 am
TWO LICK VALLEY SOCIAL CENTER
(450 Franklin Street, Clymer) (724) 254-9820
The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, have the following speakers/activities/special events schedule for the month ahead.
Bake Club Mondays - The Two Lick Valley Social Center, located at 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, has started calling Mondays at the center, “Bake Club Mondays.” There is always something baking and sure to please.
Informational Sessions – The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, will be having several interesting nutritional presentations in March. On Wednesday, March 11th at 11:15 am the IUP Dietetic Interns will be back to talk about “Healthy Eating – Where to Start.” Then, Wednesday, March 18th at 11:30 am Center Manager Betsy Miller will present “My Plate.” No reservation Is needed to attend and listen to either presentation.
Soup Sale – The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, is planning a Soup Sale the week of Feb. 23 – 27. For more details, call the center at (724) 254-9820.
SALTSBURG SOCIAL CENTER
(212 Point Street, Saltsburg) (724) 639-9055
FREE FITNESS CLASS – The Saltsburg Social Center, is once again offering Fitness with Carole on Fridays! The only thing that has changed is the time of the class has moved to 1 pm. No reservation is needed to join!
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST –The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, will hold a Community Breakfast EVERY Tuesday from 9-10 am. The cost of the breakfast stays the same at only $2.50. Plan to come and have breakfast and stay for lunch, too. Bring your friends, family and neighbors, and come and make some new friends, too! No reservation is needed – just plan to join us for a good, hot breakfast!
CRAFTS WITH DEBBIE - The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, offers Crafts with Debbie at 11 am on Feb. 2, 9, and 23rd.. At 1 pm, join us for a fun game of Healthy Bingo. Questions: (724) 639-9055
Wednesday Evening Center & Meal – The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, is open from 1 – 7 pm on Wednesdays. Cost for the evening meal is $2.50.
INDIANA SOCIAL CENTER
(1001 Oak Street, Indiana) (724) 465-2697
YOGA CLASS – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will be holding Yoga Classes on Thursdays from 2 – 3 pm. Each session will cost $5. For more information call the center at (724) 465-2697.
Friday Evening Center
Feb. 6, 13, 20, & 27 – Evening Center Open 4 – 7 pm
with 4 pm Fitness Class with Carole Zicha
5 pm Dinner/Cost: $2.50
WINE TASTING EVENT - The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will host a Wine Tasting Event on Thursday, Feb. 19th from 2 – 3:30 pm. Raspberry Acres will supply the facts, information and the wine. Light refreshments will be served and there is no charge for this informational event, but, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, so we may serve YOU better. Call (724) 465-2697 today.
THRIFT SHOP – The Indiana Social Center located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, Thrift Shop Hours are 9 a.m. until 12 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Stop by and check out their great selection of good, used items. Donations are NOW being accepted for the shop. Cleaning out a closet? Won’t you consider donating?
Questions: (724) 465-2697.
FUN WITH WATERCOLORS – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will offer Fun with Watercolors Tuesdays starting March 3rd from 1:30-2:30 pm. Instructor Tim Johnson will show us how it’s done!
CROCHET CLASS – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will offer Crochet Classes every Monday from 10-11 am and Fridays from 1:30-2:30 pm starting
on March 2nd. Pat Phillips will be the instructor for this class.
DR. SEUSS BINGO – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a special Afternoon Bingo on Wednesday,
March 4th from 1 – 2 pm. Three cards will cost 25 cents. Plan to join us for an afternoon of fun!
MAHONING HILLS SOCIAL CENTER
(Beside Longview Elem. Sch., Punxsutawney) (724) 286-3099
Community Breakfast – The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located beside Longview Elementary School, on Rt. 119, near Punxsutawney, offers a Community Breakfast from 9:30 – 11 am every Monday (Except Holidays) in the winter months. No reservation is needed and for only $2 you just can’t beat the price. You won’t go home hungry!
The menu is as follows:
Feb. 16 – Holiday/Closed
Feb. 23 – French Toast & Sausage
March 2 – Green Eggs & Ham (Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday)
March 9 – Buckwheat Cakes & Sausage
March 16 – Pancakes & Sausage
March 23 – French Toast & Sausage
March 30 – Breakfast Casserole
Afternoon Bingo - The Mahoning Hills Center, on Rt. 119, located beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, will have Afternoon Bingo with Kim from Hillsdale on Thursday, Feb. 19th at 1 pm.
HYMN SING - The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located on Rt. 119 Highway North, beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, will have a hymn sing with Kay Young on Thursday, Feb. 26th at 11 am.
OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSIONS - The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located on Rt. 119 Highway North, beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, will hold two Jam Sessions in March! Tuesday, March 3rd at 10:30 am is the first one, and the second one will be on Monday, March 23rd from 10 am until Noon. No reservation is needed, so why not plan to come out and be entertained, or entertain us! We’d love to see your smiling face!
CHESTNUT HILLS SOCIAL CENTER
(26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville) (724) 459-5251
Open Acoustic Jam Sessions - The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, old Rt. 22, Blairsville, has Open Acoustic Jam Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Mondays (except Holidays) from 10 am until 12 Noon each month. If you’d like to stay for lunch after the jam session, you must call (724) 459-5251 to make reservations in advance.
Breakfast at Chestnut - The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, on old Route 22, Blairsville, has breakfast every Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9–10 am. If you’ve never stopped in to have breakfast there, you really should give it a try. At only $1.25, you can’t beat the price, and the great company! No advance reservation is required. For more information, call the center at (724) 459-5251.
FITNESS For the Mind & Body - Fitness Class has moved from afternoon to the morning on Fridays at the Chestnut Hills Social Center. The class starts at 11 am and ends at 12 noon. Plan to come and join our ‘easy on the joints’ Fitness Class led by instructor Carole Zicha. There is no fee for the class, and no reservation is needed.
If you need more information, call the center at (724) 459-5251.
TRIP TO THE RIVERS CASINO – A trip to the Rivers Casino is planned for Thursday, March 12th. For more information call the center at (724) 459-5251.
INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS – The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, has the following interesting and informative presentations planned:
Feb. 25th and March 3rd – Adagio Health will present a topic of interest at 11 am
March 5th – Center Manager Vicky Poper will present “Water – Water - Water” at 11 am
March 11th - Vicky Poper will present information on “My Plate” at 11:30 am
March 16th - VNA will present “Five Wishes” at 11:15 am.
(Armagh, Aultman & Homer-Center Social Centers
operate one day a week. Dates & Times are as follows.)
The Armagh Center is held Tuesdays in the Armagh Fire Hall. Each week activities include 10 am walking, 10-11 am Fitness with Carole and a great nutritious noon meal!
The Aultman Center is held Wednesdays in the Aultman Fire Hall. Weekly activities include Fitness from 10-10:30 am with Instructor Carole Zicha, and Bingo at 1 pm.
The Homer-Center Site is held Thursdays at the St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer City. Weekly activities include Fitness with instructor Carole Zicha from 10 am until 11 am and Bingo at 1 pm.
SPECIAL VOLUNTEER REQUESTS
Ombudsman Volunteers Needed
If you have just 2 hours of free time a month to help ensure the quality of life and care of long-term care residents, the Volunteer Ombudsman Program needs you! Free Training Available! Make a difference today and be the voice for a senior that needs you. For more information, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
APPRISE Volunteers Needed to assist the older adult with services and
information on health insurance benefits, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, claims filing, benefits counseling, telephone assistance, consumer protection, referral to other resources, and advocacy. Free Training! Call Lisa at 724-349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
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APPRISE Program Needs Volunteers
Do you have some hours in the month that could be devoted to help Indiana County residents with their Medicare options and assist them with applications for some low-income benefits?
We need you to join your local APPRISE Program through Aging Services, Inc., Indiana, PA.
The APPRISE Program provides assistance with Medicare benefits, PACE/PACENET applications, Property Tax/Rent Rebate, as well as other programs that are available to people with limited incomes.
Contact Lisa Gazda today at Aging Services, Inc. by calling (724) 349-4500 or toll-free 1-800-442-8016.
SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
The Senior Employment Program of Aging Services, Inc. will refer to our community, dependable, mature and reliable companions and caregivers who will also prepare meals, or do light house-keeping.
If your family would like to hire someone to care for a loved one, please contact the Senior Employment Coordinator at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
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