Senior Citizens’ News: Health fair is Oct. 6 in Falls


Trip reservations taken

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

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

Sands Casino — Thursday, Nov. 3

For more information, contact Connie Kokinda at the center.

An AARP Smart Drivers four-hour refresher course will be offered at the center from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17. Cost of the class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Participants may entitle to a 5 percent discount on automobile insurance if they are ages 55 or older and successfully complete this course. Participants should check with their insurance carrier for specifics on the program. Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary by calling the center.

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.


Health fair is Oct. 6

EXETER TWP. — The Falls Active Adult Center is holding its annual health fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. The following will be offered: flu shots (bring insurance cards), shingles shots (free to anyone age 50 and over who is uninsured or under insured), stroke screening for $30, and free vision and blood pressure screening. There will be skin care demonstrations as well as other vendors pertaining to senior services.
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