Guilderland Senior News for Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   March 2. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

Monday: Scheduled shopping, aerobic registration, aerobics at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Tuesday: Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., luncheon to be announced or cold plate at 11:30 a.m., bingo, Rummikub and Scrabble at 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday: Scheduled shopping, aerobic registration, cardio circuit at 9 a.m., Strong Bones Plus at 10:30 a.m., senior fitness at 10:30 a.m., needlecraft at 1 p.m., and Strong Bones Plus at 1:30 p.m.;

Thursday: Scheduled shopping, Strong Bones Plus at 9 a.m., Mahjongg at 12:30 p.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.; and

Friday: Scheduled shopping, painting at 10 a.m., no Bridge at 10 a.m., and quilting at 1 p.m.

Learn about Medicare

Will you soon be 65? Are you already enrolled in Medicare but still have questions about your coverage options?  There are Medicare counselors trained to help you understand your choices and options. Attend a presentation designed to provide you with an understanding of Medicare and the choices available to you. 

This program is on Thursday, April 3, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the town hall boardroom. Please call the senior office to register by March 27.

Thinking about changing your current Medicare coverage? This is a great time to get a better understanding of the whole picture.

Having trouble paying your Medicare premium or related medical expenses? Find out if you may qualify for Federal assistance with your medical expenses.

Come learn about how Medicare works. You’ll probably be surprised by the number of choices available to you and all the factors that you should consider when making your choices.  

Senior luncheon

Come to the senior luncheon and karaoke on Tuesday, April 29, at noon at Settles Hill Banquet House, 1123 Settles Hill Road, in Altamont.

The buffet luncheon includes: assorted sandwiches, salad bar, cream of broccoli soup, chicken marsala, brownie and cookies and tea, coffee or soft drink.

Our entertainment is Karaoke Masters with Steve Buess.

The cost is $17.00 per person. Please make checks payable to: Town of Guilderland and  drop them off or mail them to the senior office.

Transportation service is available upon request.

Group table reservations are always welcome. Tickets are available March 18 thru April 15.

Movie of the month

This month’s movie is Lee Daniels’ The Butler on March 27, at 10:30 a.m.

The Butler is a 2013 American historical fiction drama loosely based on the real life of Eugene Allen. The film stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Ganes, an African-American who eyewitnesses notable events of the 20th Century during his 34-year tenure serving as White House butler.  Throughout his career while serving 8 different presidents, Cecil not only experiences, but lived through the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and other major events that affect this man’s life, family and American society.   The movie is rated PG-13.  Please call 356-1980 by March 20 to sign-up.



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