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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.
 
 
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JOIN THE CHESTNUT HILLS SOCIAL CENTER JAM BAND!
OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSIONS ARE HELD every FIRST & THIRD MONDAYS FROM 10 am until 12 Noon The Jam Sessions are open to the public and you are invited to attend as a musician (all ages & skill levels welcome), audience member or toe tapper! More information: (724) 459-5251. Members of the band that recently played for a center event pictured here are (left to right): Jim Altman, Mary Lou Shumaker, April Phillippi, Jim Kitzmiller and Jan Altman.
 
 
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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

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Upcoming Events

Open Painting

Saltsburg Community Breakfast 
APPRISE Program

 

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WATER AEROBICS PROGRAM

Are you 60 years of age or older, have arthritis, or need to get more exercise but don’t know where to start?  

 

Let’s not forget the Aquatic Aerobics Classes.  How about joining the Water Aerobics Classes Aging Services, Inc. has? You don’t have to know how to swim because the hour long class consists of aerobics exercises done in the water.   Classes are conducted by a trained instructor.

 

Water aerobics is an excellent form of exercise for those who suffer from joint pain.  As we age, our need for physical activity is important.  It increases our range of motion, strengthens our cardiovascular system, aids in weight control, and boosts our immune system.

 

Cost per class is only $4.00.   For more details, or to sign up today, call Aging Services, Inc. at (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.


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 July 2015

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 7 at 12:30 pm

Homer-Center Social Center, (279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City) July 9 at 12 Noon

Armagh Social Center (held in the Armagh Fire Hall),  July 14 at 10 a.m.

Mahoning Hills Social Center (near Punxsutawney), July 15 at 10 am

Chestnut Hills Social Center (Blairsville), July 21 at 10 a.m.

Aultman Social Center (held in the Aultman Fire Hall), July 22  at 10 a.m.

Indiana Social Center (1001 Oak Street, Indiana), July 29 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 presentations in July.  On Tuesday, July 7, 14 and 28th Adagio Health will visit and present timely and informative talks from 11 – 11:45 am.  On Tues., July 21st, Gatti Pharmacy will present “Medications & Drug Interactions” at 11 am.    No reservation is needed to attend and hear any of the presentations.

Patriotic Jam Session – The Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin Street, Clymer, will be holding a Red, White & Blue Patriotic, one of a kind, fun filled, action packed, Open Acoustic Jam Session on Thursday, July 2nd starting at 10 am and ending around noon.    Following the music there will be 4th of July Picnic for all to enjoy.  Call and reserve your spot for the day by calling the center at (724) 254-9820 and plan to attend!

 

SALTSBURG SOCIAL CENTER    

(212 Point Street, Saltsburg)        (724) 639-9055

 

FREE FITNESS CLUB  – The Saltsburg Social Center, offers Fitness Club with Carole on Fridays!   The session starts at 1 pm, and no reservation is needed.

 

COMMUNITY BREAKFASTThe 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 EVERY MONDAY at 11 am!     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.   A delicious home-cooked meal is served at 5 pm at a cost of $2.50, followed by some kind of activity at 6 pm.    To sign up call the center at (724)  639-9055.

 

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.

         

BEACH PARTY - The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will host a BEACH PARTY on Thursday, July 2nd with musical entertainment by Jeff Riker!  The fun starts at 10:30 am but you MUST sign up in advance for this fun ‘day at the beach.’  Call (724) 465-2697 today.

 

THRIFT SHOPThe Indiana Social Center located at 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, Thrift Shop Hours are 9 a.m. until 12 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.  For every $3 spent in the Thrift Store, you can enter your name for a drawing on something special!   IN JULY, you have a chance to win this month’s “Quilt & Shams.”

Questions:     (724) 465-2697.  

 

BALANCE & STRETCH CLUB – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, offers Balance  & Stretch Club from 10 – 11 am on Mondays.  Won’t you join them and see how good you can feel?

 

CROCHET CLUB – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has Crochet Club every Monday from 10-11 am.

 

QUILT PATCH & SEWING CLUB The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, has Quilt Patch & Sewing Club every Friday from 1 – 2 pm.  Why not join us for this relaxing hour of fun?

 

Musical Entertainment  – The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, will have entertainment by ‘Jan & Jim Altman & Friends’ on Friday, July 10th from 10 am until 12 Noon.     On Friday, July 17th from 10 am until Noon there will be entertainment by John.  No reservation is needed to come and hear the music.

 

Informational Sessions  - The Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak Street, Indiana, offers many informative presentations that require no reservation.    On Tuesday, July 7th at 11 am, the Drug & Alcohol Commission will present “The Teen Scene.”   Be an informed grandparent!    On Tuesday, July 14, Kyle McCormick from Gatti Pharmacy will present “Medication Safety & Blood Screening” starting at 11 am.    On Tuesday, July 21st Amber from the Food Bank will present “SNAP for Food Assistance” information.

 

MAHONING HILLS SOCIAL CENTER   

(Beside Longview Elem. Sch., Punxsutawney)   (724) 286-3099

Breakfast – The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located beside Longview Elementary School, on Rt. 119, near Punxsutawney, will be offering Buckwheat Cakes & Sausage for breakfast on Monday, July 13th from 9:30-11 am.   The cost is very affordable at only $2, and is a great way to start your morning.  No reservation is needed, so plan to attend.

 

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, July 9th   at 11 am. 

 

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, July 16th  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 two Jam Sessions in July!    On Monday, July 6th from 10 am until 12 Noon, and then again on  Monday, July 20th  from 10 am until 12 Noon.  The public is invited to attend and there is no cost  or reservation needed to attend.

 

LUAU -  The Mahoning Hills Social Center, located on Rt. 119 Highway North, beside Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, is planning a Luau for Thursday, July 23.  $3 in advance only.    Reservations are required. 

Call the center at (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 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.

 

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 (except holidays).  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.     Please note:  There will be no breakfast on Friday, July 3rd due to the Independence Day Holiday.

 

FITNESS CLUB  -  The Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, has Fitness Club with Carole every Friday morning from 11 am until 12 Noon.   If you need more information, call the center at (724) 459-5251.    

 

TRIP TO THE MEADOWS CASINOA trip to the Meadows Casino is planned for Tuesday, March 21st.  Departure time is slated for 8 am.  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:

Wed., July 1st – Group & Open Discussion on “Moments in History That Have

                           Impacted Your Life.”    Starts at 11:30 am

Tues., July  7th – A Meet & Greet Time with Indiana  County Sheriff Fyock & K-9 Officer                  

Wed., July 8th – Amber from the Food Bank with SNAP Food Assistance at 11 am

Wed., July 15th – “Medication Safety” by Gatti Pharmacy at 10:30 am

Tuesday, July 28th – A Health Topic by Vicky at 10 am

 

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.

 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED

All of the Aging Services, Inc. Social Centers are always looking for willing volunteers!   If you have a few hours to spare, why not call the center nearest to you, and offer your time and talents to the center.  There is no reason to sit at home alone and bored when you can come to the center and meet new friends, get involved or simply sit back and relax a while!   You might have a special skill such as knitting, or woodworking that you could teach a class on.     If you aren’t sure where a center is, or have any other question, call (724) 349-4500 or 1-800-442-8016.

 

SATELLITE CENTERS

(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!   In July, a Fourth of July Party is planned for Tuesday, July 7th.   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.

In July, a Fourth of July Party is planned for Wednesday, July 1st.

 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.  In July, a Fourth of July Party is planned for Thursday,  July 2nd .  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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