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) Nov. 3 at 12:30 pm
Homer-Center Social Center, (279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City) Nov. 12 at 12 Noon
Armagh Social Center (held in the Armagh Fire Hall), Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.
Chestnut Hills Social Center (Blairsville), Nov. 17 at 10 a.m.
Aultman Social Center (held in the Aultman Fire Hall), Nov. 18 at 10 a.m.
Indiana Social Center (1001 Oak Street), Wed., Nov. 18 at 11:15 am – 12:45 pm.
HOLIDAYS & CENTER CLOSINGS: All Centers will be closed for the November 11th Veterans’ Day Holiday. Remember to Thank a Vet for your freedom! Centers will be closed on November 26 and 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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. Word has it that on November 16th, they will be making Pumpkin Rolls!
THANKSGIVING PARTY - The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, will be having a Thanksgiving Celebration on Wed., Nov. 25 at 11 am. There will be much to be thankful for, as well as a 50-50 drawing and the ‘Crowning of King Turkey.’ To make your lunch reservation, call the center at (724) 254-9820.
SALTSBURG SOCIAL CENTER
(212 Point Street, Saltsburg) (724) 639-9055
Self Defense – Join us at the Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, on Thursday, November 5 and November 12, at 11 am both days for “Self Defense with Margaret.” No advance reservation is required.
Crafts With Debbe - The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, offers Crafts with Debbie EVERY MONDAY at 11 am!
HOLIDAY COOKIE FUNDRAISER – The ‘elves’ at the Saltsburg Social Center, are waiting for you to place your order for cookies this holiday season. Cost per dozen will be an affordable $3. Call to order (724) 639-9055.
Holiday Happenings - The Saltsburg Social Center will be participating in Saltsburg’s holiday festivities on Saturday, Dec. 5th from 4:30-6:30 pm as the lights all over town are turned on to ring in the Christmas season. Santa will arrive and will set up shop in warmth and comfort at the Saltsburg Social Center. For the children who come to visit, this will be an ideal location. For the parents waiting, there will be food for sale at the center, also. On the menu will be hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, potato-bacon and cheese soup and cookies! It should be a fun evening for the young and ‘young at heart.’ Mark your calendar and plan to attend this fun holiday event!
INDIANA SOCIAL CENTER
(1001 Oak Street, Indiana) (724) 465-2697
THRIFT SHOP – The Indiana Social Center located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, Thrift Shop Hours are 9 a.m. until 12 pm, Monday through Thursday, except holidays. For every $3 spent in the Thrift Store, you can enter your name for a drawing on something special! Questions: (724) 465-2697.
BALANCE & STRETCH CLUB – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, offers Balance & Stretch Club with Via Quest from 10:30 – 11 am on Mondays. Won’t you join them and see how ‘balanced’ you can be?
CROCHET CLUB – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has Crochet Club every Monday from 10-11 am. This month they have donated their hand made creations to Head Start.
MAHONING HILLS SOCIAL CENTER
(Beside Longview Elem. Sch., Punxsutawney) (724) 286-3099
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 November 25th at 11 am. Something to thankful for!
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 November 19th at 1 pm.
OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSIONS - The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located on Rt. 119 Highway North, beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, will hold a Jam Session on November 16th from 10 am until 12 Noon. The public is invited to attend and there is no fee or reservation needed to attend.
ICCAP FOOD DRIVE – The Mahoning Hills Center continues to accept non-perishable food donations and monetary donations to benefit the ICCAP Food Bank as part of Aging Services’ Seniors Giving Back to the Community Projects. Won’t you help?
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 can play an instrument, like to vocalize, or simply enjoy listening to other people make music, this is for you! No reservation is needed to attend, and the public is invited to come & join us! Questions: (724) 459-5251.
OPEN PAINTING – Every Wednesday, at 10 am, a few artistic people meet in the back area of the Chestnut Hills Social Center, to paint for fun, relaxation, and just because they enjoy it. No reservation is needed and there is no instructor or class. This is just an Open Painting Group open to the public. Questions: (724) 459-5251.
Thanksgiving Party – The Chestnut Hills Social Center will have their annual Thanksgiving Party, complete with a great turkey dinner on Thursday, Nov. 19th, starting at 11:30 am. You MUST sign up in advance so there will be plenty of food to give thanks for! Call today: (724) 459-5251.
(Armagh, Aultman & Homer-Center Social Centers
operate one day a week. Dates & Times are as follows.)
Reservations for the noon meal are required by calling
(724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016 a day in advance
The Armagh Center is held Tuesdays in the Armagh Fire Hall. Each week activities include 10 am walking, 10-11 am Fitness Club with Carole & a great nutritious noon meal! Reservations are required by calling (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
The Aultman Center is held Wednesdays in the Aultman Fire Hall. Weekly activities include Fitness Club from 10-10:30 am with Instructor Carole Zicha, and Bingo at 1 pm.
Reservations are required by calling (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
The Homer-Center Site is held Thursdays at the St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer City. Weekly activities include Fitness Club with instructor Carole Zicha from 10 am until 11 am and Bingo at 1 pm Reservations are required by calling (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.
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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