Hilltowns Senior News for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Helderberg Senior Services lunch program at the Town of Berne Community and Senior Services Center at 1360 Helderberg Trail in Berne, welcomes seniors aged 60 and older to come and enjoy a nutritious lunch. Lunches are served Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

Reservations must be made the day before the scheduled meal between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon. To reserve your spot, call Karen Stark at 518-937-5963. 

Due to COVID-19 health restrictions, the number of guests is limited and no walk-ins will be accepted. 

Meals are served at noon and a $3 donation is suggested. Diners will be told when to arrive, as arrival times are staggered to aid in social distancing. At this time, there are no after-lunch activities. 

Following health guidelines, everyone must wear a face mask covering nose and mouth until seated. At the sign-in table, guests will be asked to sanitize their hands and their temperature will be checked. Anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will not be permitted to stay in the building.

Upcoming menus:

— Friday, Oct. 16: Roast beef sandwich and cream of broccoli soup, and baked fish and potatoes;

— Monday, Oct. 19: Chicken Divan with broccoli and penne pasta, and baked fish and penne pasta;

— Tuesday, Oct. 20: Lasagna roll-ups with Italian-blend vegetables, and baked fish, potatoes and vegetables; and

— Friday, Oct.23: Chef salad with muenster cheese, turkey and egg, and brownie, and baked fish, potatoes and brownie.


If you are in need of legal advice, contact Karen Stark at 518-937-5963 for a lawyer referral from Albany Legal Aid.

Family caregivers looking for assistance in caring for older adult loved ones living at home can call Catholic Charities Senior and Caregivers Support Services at 518-372-5667, ext. 204. Services and information on respite options, counseling, support groups, next steps and much more are available.


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