Senior Citizens’ News: Free blood pressure screenings in Pittston Aug. 2


Members and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center recently enjoyed celebrating Western Day. In photo, from left, first row, Betty Gurval, Linda Bauman, Dora Reynolds, Jeanette Martin, Art Haefner. Second Row, Veronica Stoffick, Carol Ratchford, Twila Watkins, Terry Keller, Lynn Costello, Beth Rutkowski, Elizabeth Rutkowki, Jeanne Lambrianou. Third row, Mike Stoffick, Fran Desando, Joanne Kerschner, Rich Costello, Ken Britton, Gene Smith and Tom Rogers.


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PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

Free blood pressure screenings

PITTSTON — Golden Living will have free blood pressure screenings at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at the Pittston Active Adult Center.

Marquene from Life/Geisinger will speak on skin care at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Reservations are now being taken for the following trips organized by the Pittston Active Adult Center:

Sands Casino — Thursday, Aug. 18

Hollywood Casino — Thursday, Sept. 1

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort Day Trip — Thursday, Oct. 6

Sands Casino — Thursday, Nov. 3

For more information, contact Connie Kokinda at the center.

Geri-Fit is held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday. This exercise program improves muscular strength, balance, coordination, motor skills, flexibility, arthritis and much more. Most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs. There is no charge for these classes. To register or for further information contact Connie Kokinda at 570-655-5561.

Line dancing classes with Sue are held at 10 a.m. Mondays. Exercise classes with Catherine and Ruth are held at 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Sandi offers chair exercise classes at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and 9 a.m. on Thursdays. There is no charge for these classes.

Ceramic Class with Ann is held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays while Bingo with Ron and Amy is held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday mornings and also from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoons.

Shuffleboard matches are held at 10 a.m. Wednesday mornings where the men challenge the women.

Craft class with Faye and Rosanne is held at 10 a.m. on Thursday mornings, as is Wii bowling with John.

The center offers ballroom dance lessons with Joseph Kull, instructor at 2 p.m. on Thursdays. A small fee is charged.

FALLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

Activities available all week

EXETER TWP. — The following activities are available throughout the week to anyone ages 50 and older at the Falls Active Adult Center:

Mondays: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Craft Club meets. Many projects are offered with all supplies provided.

Tuesdays: Brain games at lunch. Bingo following lunch.

Wednesdays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. walking group meets, weather permitting. Nutrition tips at lunch.

Thursdays: Nutrition talks at lunch. Bingo will be held following lunch.

Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to noon Geocaching activity, weather permitting. Free Zumba Gold from 9:15 to 10 a.m.

COSMOPOLITAN SENIORS

Meeting is Aug. 9

EXETER — The Cosmopolitan Seniors, a Project HEAD club, will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 in St. Anthony’s Center.

Host/hostesses are Frank Balcavage, Rose Gunsior, Frank Onda, and Irene Parini.

Membership is open to adults 50 years of age and older, regardless of residency or religious affiliation. Meetings are normally held on the first and third Tuesday of each month, beginning at 1 p.m. and includes refreshments, bingo and trips.

Interested parties are invited to attend a meeting.

A casino trip to Sands Casino is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 11. Pick ups are in Exeter and Pittston.

It is not required to be a club member to join a trip.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call Johanna at 570-655-2720.

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Members and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center recently enjoyed celebrating Western Day. In photo, from left, first row, Betty Gurval, Linda Bauman, Dora Reynolds, Jeanette Martin, Art Haefner. Second Row, Veronica Stoffick, Carol Ratchford, Twila Watkins, Terry Keller, Lynn Costello, Beth Rutkowski, Elizabeth Rutkowki, Jeanne Lambrianou. Third row, Mike Stoffick, Fran Desando, Joanne Kerschner, Rich Costello, Ken Britton, Gene Smith and Tom Rogers.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_Falls-Western-Day-1.jpgMembers and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center recently enjoyed celebrating Western Day. In photo, from left, first row, Betty Gurval, Linda Bauman, Dora Reynolds, Jeanette Martin, Art Haefner. Second Row, Veronica Stoffick, Carol Ratchford, Twila Watkins, Terry Keller, Lynn Costello, Beth Rutkowski, Elizabeth Rutkowki, Jeanne Lambrianou. Third row, Mike Stoffick, Fran Desando, Joanne Kerschner, Rich Costello, Ken Britton, Gene Smith and Tom Rogers. Submitted photo
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