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Aging Services, Inc. is a vital organization, comprised of a compassionate staff, dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of older adults in Indiana County by providing opportunities to enhance their social, physical and mental skills utilizing our various programs.

To contact Aging Services, Inc., call 724-349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016. You can visit our offices at 1055 Oak Street in Indiana.
 

PEER GRADUATION at Hillsdale Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility

Read more about the PEER program HERE!

Pictured with Graduation Caps on their heads: (L to R around the table)

PEER GRADUATES: Pat Wallen, Helen Rager, Ruth Bowser, Peggy Hilliard, (man standing in black) Jerome King, Lorene Griffith, Frank Yanche and Rose Schierer
Aging Services, Inc. & State Ombudsman Officials – In Background: (L to R) Larry Rodack (Volunteer Ombudsman), Dorrie Taylor (PA State Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman), Roxann Tyger (Volunteer Ombudsman) and Debbie Gressley (Lead Ombudsman)
Absent from photo: Katie Solley

 
 

PEER PROGRAM GRADUATION

CRYSTAL WATERS PERSONAL CARE HOME

2013 PEER GRADUATES

Seated (l. to r.) Ray Sourwine; Ted Pikel; Blaine Crooks

Standing (l. to r.)  Dorrie Taylor, PA State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Office; Aggie Edgar, Gladys Cassidy, Arlene Zbur; and Roxann Tyger , Aging Services, Inc.

Crystal Waters Personal Care Home, residents and staff, gathered to congratulate six residents who took part in, and completed PEER Program training.  This training empowers them to be resident advocates, to develop partnerships with staff to improve the quality of life and care for all the residents.

The PEER program is an exciting initiative of the Pennsylvania State Long Term Care Ombudsman program.  PEER , (Pennsylvania’s Empowered Expert Residents Program), provides training to residents of long term care facilities.

The training consisted of a five-session, 10 hour training course that helps them become effective and confident resident advocates.  

This graduation ceremony marks the 3rd Peer group in Indiana County. Graduates received an ID Badge and a certificate of completion. 


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AARP is sponsoring a FREE tax preparation and assistance program for all tax payers with moderate to low income.  Taxes will be done by appointment only at Aging Services, Inc. Social Centers and at Aging Services Oak Place Building at 1055 Oak Street, Indiana. To schedule an appointment, call the center nearest you.    

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A Sense of Community Spirit

The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, is always a busy and active place to be.

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Remembering Charlotte

Judith Damon (Caseworker) on the left and Bill Weiss (Maintenance) planting a Pin Oak Tree in Memory of Charlotte McCullough who recently passed away. Charlotte was employee with Aging Services for 37 years, and left a lasting memory with everyone she came in contact with. As you walk up the sidewalk at the 1055 Oak Street building, if you look to the left, you will see the living tribute to Charlotte.
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APPRISE Counselor, Lisa Gazda, and a staff of volunteers, assists 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.     

Presently, the program is looking for additional volunteers to help Indiana County residents who are new to Medicare make the best healthcare choices.  A few spots still remain open.   If you have free time and would like to be one of the APPRISE Program Volunteers, or if you need help understanding your Medicare choices contact Lisa Gazda at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

APPRISE is in need of volunteers!
APPRISE provides assistance with Medicare benefits, PACE/PACENET Applications, Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms as well as programs that are available to people with limited incomes.
 
Won't you please help?
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PEER Graduation

 
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Aging Services, Inc., announces The Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) is underway in Indiana County. The long term care facility beginning this new adventure is The Village House, the assisted living facility on the campus of St. Andrew’s Village.
 
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PEER graduation brought some smiles and gifts of recognition and appreciation. Click the photos to see all the photos from graduation. Photo on the left: Pictured (L. to R.) Frank Fazio, Rita Johnson and Loretta Johnson Frank Fazio, Aging Services, Inc. Board President, congratulates Loretta Johnson, a resident of The Village House on her graduation from the Pennsylvania Empowered Educated Resident (PEER) program. Also in the picture is Mrs. Johnsons’s daughter, Rita Johnson. The PEER group is under the auspices of Aging Services, Inc. Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Photo on the right: Pictured (L. to R.) First Row- Loretta Johnson (PEER), Eleanor Blair (PEER) and Maureen Ford (PEER). Second Row- Miriam Ross (PEER), Dorothy Mosabaugher (PEER), Dorrie Taylor (PA Dept. of Aging Regional Coordinator), Marilyn Adams (Staff PEER), Norma Malek (Administrator of the Village House), George Crook (PEER) and James McQuown (ASI Executive Director).

The PEER Group at The Village House were all smiles on their graduation day. They are now prepared to assist and be advocates in their home, The Village House.
 
 
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 JULY 2014

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) July 1st at 12:30 pm
Armagh Social Center (held in the Armagh Fire Hall), July 8th at 10 a.m.
Mahoning Hills Social Center (near Punxsutawney), July 9th at 10 am
Homer-Center Social Center, (279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City) July 10th at 12 Noon
Chestnut Hills Social Center (Blairsville), July 15th at 10 a.m.
Aultman Social Center (held in the Aultman Fire Hall), July 16th at 10 a.m.
Indiana Social Center (1001 Oak Street, Indiana), July 23rd at 10 am

The Saltsburg Social Center, located at 212 Point Street, has blood pressure screenings conducted by Judy Plahs. Screenings are held MONDAY mornings from 10 until 11 a.m.


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.


ADULT & CHILDREN’S CRAFT CLASSES - The Two Lick Valley Social Center, located at 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, will be offering free crafting classes to children aged 9 and up. Adults are also encouraged to join in the fun! Classes will be held every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -11:30 am. Crafts that are available to learn will be knitting, crocheting and quilting. (Adults may also join in the fun and learn a new craft!)
The fun starts on July 2nd so why not plan on learning something new this summer?
For more information, call the Two Lick Valley Social Center at (724) 254-9820, or stop in and find out details.

4th of JULY PARTY – The Two Lick Valley Social Center will be having their Independence Day party on Thursday, July 3rd. Music will be provided by center’s fun band from 10 am until 12 Noon. Then, at noon, lunch will be served! If you plan to join them, make your reservation ahead by calling (724) 254-9820.

BAKE CLUB MONDAYS – The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, holds Bake Club on Mondays at the center. Stop by and see what goodies are left to purchase and take home.

AFTERNOON BINGO – The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer will have Afternoon Bingo with Hillsdale Nursing & Rehab on July 29th at 1:30 pm.

SENIOR LIFE PRESENTATION & FREE BINGO - The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, will be having Senior Life Bingo on Tuesday, July 22nd at
10:30 am. Prior to the bingo, they will present information on “Hydration.” If you’d like to come and hear the talk, play bingo and stay for lunch, be sure to call and reserve yourself a lunch. IF you aren’t eating lunch, you don’t need to reserve a spot!


SALTSBURG SOCIAL CENTER
(212 Point Street, Saltsburg) (724) 639-9055

FITNESS CLASSES - The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, offers Fitness several days each week. Get Your Body In Tune For the Warmer Weather! Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 am with Allison (IUP Intern) and then every Friday at 11 am, Carole Zicha instructs the class. These easy on the joints fitness classes, will have you looking and feeling better in no time at all. Join us for lunch afterward by calling (724) 639-9055, a day ahead to reserve your meal.

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST – The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, will hold a Community Breakfast on Thursday, July 31st from 9 -10 am. Cost of the breakfast is only $2.50. Plan to come and have breakfast and stay for lunch, too. No reservation is required for the Breakfast but, to make reservations for the noon lunch, call (724) 639-9055.

APPRISE Coordinator To Visit - The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, will have a visit by Lisa Gazda, APPRISE Coordinator, on Thursday, July 17th at 11:30 am. Lisa assists 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. Stop by the center on July 17th or if you’d like more information or to schedule an appointment call (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

“PHOTO PARTY” – The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg, invites you to come and help them organize their photographs and reminisce about those in the
photos. The fun will be on Friday, July 11th from 10 am until 2 pm. This really should be a fun event, and who knows, maybe we’ll take your photo that day, and put it in the
newly organized photo album! IF you’d like to stay and eat lunch, call the center to make reservations!

INDIANA SOCIAL CENTER

(1001 Oak Street, Indiana) (724) 465-2697

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT- The Indiana Social Center, located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has entertainment scheduled for Friday, July 11th from 10 am until 12 Noon. Regulars, Carolyn & Ike, will provide the music. Later that same day from 1:30 until 2:30 pm, there will be an Open Acoustic Jam Session. Why not plan on joining us for some toe-tappin’ music?

FITNESS CLASSES – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has many opportunities for you to get in shape for the upcoming summer weather. First, the center has fitness equipment that is free for use by any senior while the center is open. If you are looking for an instructor led class, then join us Monday at 11 am for Exercise with Scenery Hill, or Wednesday at 11 am for Fitness with Carole. Both classes will motivate you into the moves to keep you fit and healthy. If you’d like to try the class once or twice, just stop in and give it a try.

CRAFT CLASS-The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will have craft classes led by IUP Intern, Danielle, Wednesday, July 2nd & Wednesday July 9th, starting at 10 am both days. No reservation is needed.

MAHJONG CLUB & SCRAPBOOKING meets every Thursday at 10 am at the Indiana Social Center. Won’t you plan to join us for a day of fun? Also on Thursdays at 10 am is Scrapbooking with Sue Harvey!

THRIFT SHOP – The Indiana Social Center located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has a thrift shop full of great inexpensive bargains. Time to put some sparkle in that old drab wardrobe! Stop by and see what kind of deals you can find. Thrift Shop Hours are 8:30 a.m. until 2 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Also, if you are cleaning out a closet and have some good, useable items to donate, stop by the center or give them a call at (724) 465-2697.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY - Thurs., July 17 & Friday, July 18 - The Snow may not be falling, but, it's ‘Christmas In July’ at the Indiana Social Center! On July 17 and July 18th the center is having their very own CHRISTMAS IN JULY YARD SALE from 10 am until 2 pm both days. There will be bargains for everyone! Questions? Call (724) 465-2697

SENIOR LIFE BINGO – Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will have
Senior Life Bingo with free Bingo & Prizes, as well as, a special presentation entitled “Eat This - Not That: Fun With Healthy Foods” on Wednesday July 30th from 1-2:30 pm.
No reservation is required, but if you’d like to come for lunch, you must call for a reservation at (724) 465-2697 at least a few days ahead of time. Help us serve you better!

MAHONING HILLS SOCIAL CENTER

(Beside Longview Elem. Sch., Punxsutawney) (724) 286-3099
PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST & OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION– The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located beside Longview Elementary School, on Rt. 119, near Punxsutawney, will be having a Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Monday, July 14th h from 9:30-11 am. Cost of the Breakfast is only $2. Immediately following the brunch will be an Open Acoustic Jam Session from 10 am until 12 Noon. No reservation is required for either, so come on out for food and music for a mere $2 investment.

FLEA MARKET - July 14 - July 18 (Mahoning Hills Social Center) - The Mahoning Hills Social Center, 19298 Route 119 Highway North near Punxsutawney, located beside Longview Elementary School, will be having a Flea Market on July 14 – July 18th. The sale will run 9 am until 2 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am until 11 am on Friday.

Tables will be available for usage at a cost of $10 for a 6 foot table space and each
additional table $5.00. Donations cheerfully accepted! Refreshments will be available for sale. To reserve your space, call the Mahoning Hills Center at (724) 286-3099.

HYMN SING with KAY (July 23)- The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located on Rt. 119 Highway North, beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, invites you to join their Hymn Sing on Wednesday, July 23rd at 11 am. Kay Young will be leading everyone in another great, fun hymn sing. Call (724) 286-3099.


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

SENIOR LIFE BINGO – The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, will have a nutrition presentation & BINGO conducted by Senior Life on Tuesday, July 15th from 10:30-11:30 am. More information: (724) 459-5251.

SPECIAL FRIDAY BREAKFASTS – The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, will have two special Breakfast Fridays in July! On July 11th from 9-10 am the menu will feature Blueberry Pancakes and Ham & Egg Casserole. On July 18th from 9-10 am they will offer Pancakes and Egg & Ham Casserole. No reservation needed! Just stop by and enjoy a fantastic breakfast reasonably priced ($1.25) and make some new friends. More information: (724) 459-5251.

ITALIAN DINNER FUNDRAISER- The Chestnut Hills Social Center, located at 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, is having an Italian Dinner Fundraiser on Wednesday, July 16th from 4- 6:30 pm The evening begins at 4 pm with a Wine & Cheese Hour with Raspberry Acres Winery providing the wine and facts on wines. Dinner is at 5 pm with an Italian Dinner of Pasta Fagioli Soup, Salad, Spaghetti& Homemade Meatballs, Italian Bread, Beverage and Spumoni or Vanilla Ice Cream with a Pizzelle.
Tickets are $6 and sold in advance only. Every ticket purchased receives one free chance to use on the Plinko game, or other items being chanced off that evening. Don’t miss out on the fun! Get your ticket today.

Tickets MUST be purchased before Wed., July 9th and are available at the Chestnut Hills Social Center. For more information call (724) 459-5251.


SATELLITE CENTERS
ARMAGH – AULTMAN & HOMER-CENTER Social Centers operate one day a week. The Armagh Center is held Tuesdays in the Armagh Fire Hall. The Aultman Center is held Wednesday in the Aultman Fire Hall and the Homer-Center Site is held on Thursday at the St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer City. For more information, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

BREAKFAST IS SERVED:

 

The Chestnut Hills Social Center, located at 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, offers breakfast twice a week.  Plan to stop at the center Wednesday and Friday from 9 – 10 am for a hot, delicious breakfast at the regular cost of $1.25.    No advance reservation is required for breakfast!

 

If you’d like to volunteer to help at the center for the breakfast program or anytime, call (724) 459-5251 for more information and see what volunteer opportunities there are.

 

Plan to come to the center and start your day with a smile!  Make mornings at Chestnut your new routine. 

 

SATELLITE CENTERS:

 

ARMAGH – AULTMAN & HOMER-CENTER Social Centers operate one day a week.

 

The Armagh Center is held Tuesdays in the Armagh Fire Hall.  The Aultman Center is held Wednesday in the Aultman Fire Hall and the Homer-Center Site is held on Thursday at the St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer City.    For more information, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

Halloween Parties are planned for all three centers on the last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of October from 11 am until 1 pm.   Costumes are encouraged…..and there will be plenty to do. 

 

SATELLITE CENTERS:

 

ARMAGH – AULTMAN & HOMER-CENTER Social Centers operate one day a week.

 

The Armagh Center is held Tuesdays in the Armagh Fire Hall.  The Aultman Center is held Wednesday in the Aultman Fire Hall and the Homer-Center Site is held on Thursday at the St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer City.    For more information on these centers, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

Each of the sites offer blood pressures screening, fitness class, puzzles and informational talks on a wide variety of topics.  This month, Senior Life will present a talk on “Cholesterol.”    Scenery Hill Manor will discuss “Accidents Can Happen – ACP Can Help.”    The Armstrong, Jefferson and Indiana County Drug and Alcohol Commission will present a talk on “The Teen Scene” at the Aultman Site.

 

August special activites are making jewelry, and nail care for everyone.    For more information call Aging Services, Inc. at (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.

 

TWO LICK VALLEY SOCIAL CENTER      

 

(450 Franklin Street, Clymer)

 

MUSIC – MUSIC - MUSIC

 

Every Thursday from 10 am until 12 noon there is an Open Jam Session at the Two Lick Valley Social Center.   Whether you play an instrument, can sing, or simply like music you are invited to attend and join us for a morning of fun.     Then, from 1 – 2 pm. Chorus Practice is held for those people who want to be part of a singing group.

 

Fitness Class – Every Monday at 11 am until 12 Noon, Fitness Instructor Carole Zicha is at the center to lead us through another workout!   There is no fee for the class.    In addition to this class, the center also have fitness machine that are available to any senior when the center is open.    Work off those holiday pounds today!

 

CHESTNUT HILLS SOCIAL CENTER

 

Wednesday and Fridays are the two days the center offers breakfast from 9-10 a.m.    Why not plan to make ‘Breakfast at Chestnut’ a habit, and start your morning off right!  No advance reservation required, so why not bring your friends and come on down!

 

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INDIANA SOCIAL CENTER

 

The Indiana Social Center, located in beautiful downtown Indiana, at 1001 Oak Street, offers free computer classes every Tuesday at 10 a.m. with instructor Ivan Porter.   Do you need to learn how to use a computer, or how to do more with it, call (724) 465-2697 and sign up for class.

 

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The Indiana Center has a thrift shop which operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.; If you have items to donate, or if you’re looking for something new, but gently used, stop by and see what they have.  Items on the racks change frequently, so stop back often to see new arrivals.

 

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Every Friday, from 10 a.m. until Noon, the Indiana Center is entertained with music.     Stop by and give the entertainers a listen!   The second Friday of each month, Carolyn and Ike Meckley play and sing for us.   All the other Fridays of the month, Pastor Glenn is here to entertain and keep us smiling.  If you’d like to make a meal reservation for one of those Fridays of the month call the center at (724) 465-2697. 

 

TWO LICK VALLEY SOCIAL CENTER

 

The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, has crochet class every Monday from 9:30-10:30 am, plastic canvas class every Tuesday at 10 am, and knitting class every Wednesday at 9 am.  If you’d like to learn something new,  join one of the classes.

 

For more information call the center at (724) 254-9820.  

 

Also, if you have any unwanted yarn, plastic canvas, knitted needles or any other craft related item that you no longer want and would like to donate it, call the center at (724) 254-9820.

 

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ARMAGH SOCIAL CENTER

 

The Armagh Site meets every Tuesday in the Armagh Fire Hall from 11 am until 1 pm. They offer various activities, fun events and speakers.     Reservations for the noon meal are required and can be made by calling (724) 349-4500 or toll free 1-800-442-8016 by noon Monday.

 

AULTMAN SOCIAL CENTER

 

The Aultman Social Center is held in the Aultman Fire Hall on Wednesdays from 11 am until 1 p.m.    They offer various activities, fun events and speakers.   Reservations for the noon meal are required and can be made by calling (724) 349-4500 or toll free 1-800-442-8016 by noon Tuesday.

 

HOMER-CENTER SOCIAL CENTER

 

The Homer-Center Social Center is held every Thursday in the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Church at 279 Yellow Creek Street in Homer City from 11 am until 1 pm.    They offer various activities, fun events and speakers.    Reservations for the noon meal are required and can be made by calling (724) 349-4500 or toll free 1-800-442-8016 by noon Wednesday. 

 

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.

 

 

ATTENTION CRAFTY PEOPLE – (Two Lick Valley Social Center)

 

The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, offers Crochet Class on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., Plastic Canvas Class on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and then, on Fridays at 11 am there’s a group that gathers to work on Lap Quilts and Bibs for personal care homes.  They can always use some extra hands and new volunteers!

 

Won’t you consider joining them and volunteering some time and make new friends? 

 

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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Aging Services, Inc. operates three one-day a week satellite sites in Armagh, Aultman and Homer City. All three sites are geared towards those persons 60 years of age or older and offer a noon meal, in addition to other various activities, and a place for area senior citizens to come together and meet.

 

The Armagh Site meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Armagh Fire Hall. In addition to crafts, educational speakers, monthly blood pressure screening, and a noon meal, this site offers Fitness Class from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 

 

On Wednesdays, the Aultman Site meets at the Aultman Fire Hall from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and features crafts, educational speakers, Fitness Class, monthly blood pressure screening and noon meal. 

 

The Homer City Site normally operates Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.at the Homer City Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Church and features educational speakers, weekly computer class, Fitness Class and noon meal. 

 

If you would like to join any of the Satellite Sites, join a class or volunteer some time, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

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The Armagh Site meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Armagh Fire Hall. In addition to crafts, educational speakers, monthly blood pressure screening, and a noon meal, this site offers Fitness Class from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. (See our photos above or click here!)

 

If you would like to join the Armagh group, join a class or volunteer some time, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

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The Indiana Social Center located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has a consignment shop full of great, inexpensive bargains. Stop by and see what kind of deals you can find.

 

Also, if you are cleaning out a closet and have some good usable items to get rid of, give the center at call at (724) 465-2697. 

 

Shop hours are: 9:00 a.m. – Noon Open, CLOSED AT NOON – 1:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Open

 

Wii LIKE TO BOWL – Mahoning Hills Social Center

The Wii has been a big hit at the center for some time, also. If you’ve never tried your hand at this, don’t even know what the Wii is or looks like, and would like to try something new, stop by the center. The regulars will give you a free demonstration and teach you how to play. Beware! It’s very addictive and also great exercise and fun!

 

If you’re interested in trying the Wii Game, please call the Mahoning Hills Center at (724) 286-3099. Why not plan to make a day of it, and call the center and reserve yourself a meal and join us for lunch. 

 

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EVENING CENTERS

 

Chestnut Hills Evening Center - Blairsville

 

The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, offers  evening hours Mondays for those persons 55 years of age and older.   Featured Monday at 1 pm Art Class ($2),  1 pm Sewing

 

 

For Fun, at  2 pm Computer Class, 4 pm Evening Billiards, Wii, cards, crafts, games and socialization and 50/50 drawing.

 

 Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. and costs only $2.50.

 

Plan to come and spend the evening with us and have a great meal, meet some new friends, and relax. Parties are held to celebrate holidays and other fun events!  You must make your reservation

 

Friday before noon by calling the center at 724-459-5251. 

 

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Saltsburg Evening Center

The Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point Street, Saltsburg is offering extended hours Wednesdays from 1 – 7 p.m. for those persons 55 years of age and older. Featured Wednesday Evenings, at 5 p.m. is a 50/50 drawing and Dinner at a cost of $2.50.

Bingo is held at 6 p.m.

 

Plan to come and spend the evening with us and have a good meal, meet some new friends, and relax. Parties and fun activities are held to celebrate holidays and other fun events. You must make your reservation Tuesday before noon by calling the center at (724) 639-9055.

 

SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

The Senior Employment Program of Aging Services, Inc. is a 'no-cost' employment service for county residents who are at least 55 years of age. 

 

The Senior Employment Coordinator matches the job skills of applicants with the available job listings received from area employers. 

 

For more information on these programs, please contact the Senior Employment Coordinator at (724) 349-4509 or toll free 1-800-442-8016.

 

BREAKFAST  – TWO LICK VALLEY SOCIAL CENTER
Would you like Breakfast but don’t feel like heating up your kitchen? A hot tasty breakfast is being held on Wednesday, August 24th from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, Pa.$2.00 buys you an all you can eat French Toast Breakfast.  For .50 cents per serving per side you can add bacon, sausage and toppings! 
All ages are welcome and walk-ins are welcome, too!   Bring a friend and come on out and enjoy breakfast with us. 
 
For more information, call (724) 254-9820.
 
Do you have spare time and like to help other people?

Aging Services is looking for VOLUNTEERS for their long-term care Ombudsman Program. Volunteers receive free training so they may act as advocates on behalf of residents of homes, providing information, education and offer other valuable assistance.

If you have spare time and like to help other people, contact Aging Services at 724-349-4518 or 1-800-442-8016 and ask for Tina. Help make a difference in someone's life! Call 724-349-4518 or 1-800-442-8016 today.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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