Senior Citizen News


First Posted: 5/21/2013

Senior Lunch Menu

Senior Citizens Centers sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming counties offer hot noon meals Monday through Friday to people 60 years of age or older. Donations from participants are gratefully accepted and needed in order to expand this program.

The following is the menu for the week of May 27:

Monday – Center Closed – Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday – Baked Ziti w/Meatballs, Steamed Spinach, Italian Bread, Tropical Fruit, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.

Wednesday – Meatloaf, Gravy, Glazed Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll, Peaches, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.

Thursday – Thyme Baked Chicken, Peas, Roasted Red Potatoes, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll, Chocolate Pudding, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.

Friday – Roast Beef, Vegetable Medley, Buttered Noodles, Whole Wheat Bread, Angel Food Cake with FruitTopping, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.

For further information, contact the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Nutrition

Pittston Active Adult Center

The Pittston Active Adult Center, located at 441 North Main Street, Pittston announces the following upcoming activities and events:

On Tuesday, May 28, at 11:30 a.m. Pharmacist, Elliott Silkowksi will introduce the “Medication Management Program.” The public is invited to participate in this great program.

On Thursday, May 30 at 11:15 a.m. Pinnachle Rehabilitation will speak on “How to Manage Your Arthritis. The public is invited to attend.

Reservations are now open for the following trips: Tioga Downs Racing and Casino – Sunday, June 2. Cost is $25 and you will receive a $20 free play voucher as well as a ½ price off the buffet. “A Day in the Country” in the Heart of Pocono Mountains on Friday, August 23rd. This trip

Includes motorcoach transportation, a one hour fully narrated Historic sightseeing fully enclosed trolley tour, luncheon and the show “All Shook Up” at the Shawnee Playhouse.

Farmer’s Market Vouchers will be distributed at the Pittston Active Adult Center on Wednesday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Household Income guidelines are $21,257 single and $28,694 couple.

Proxy forms are now available at the Center if someone will be picking up your vouchers for you. These forms must be picked up and filled out in advance and brought back to the Center the day you are picking up the vouchers.

An AARP Safe Driving Program will be offered at the Center on Thursday, June 27 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Registration is necessary by calling the center at 655-5561. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members.

This is a four-hour refresher course that is being offered. Completing this course will entitle you to a discount of at least 5% off your car insurance.

Check with your insurance company for exact discount.

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