Hilltowns Senior News for Wednesday, October 20, 2021

ACCESS (Albany County Center for Essential Supportive Services) is back! This service is not just for seniors but for everyone.

If you’re looking for information on any health-related issues, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), or any other programs, you can make an appointment by calling Dee Albert at 518-447-7192.

She is the acting deputy commissioner and is making appointments at the Berne Community Center t 1360 Helderberg Trail in Berne.

Game day is back! Join us for some socializing and bingo, Mexican train, or other games. When bingo is played, winners receive prizes. Games will be played following lunch on Friday, Nov. 5 and 19.

Seniors aged 60 and older are welcome to enjoy a nutritious lunch offered by the Helderberg Senior Services lunch program. Meals are offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays at the Town of Berne Community and Senior Services Center, 1360 Helderberg Trail in Berne.

Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. Masks are no longer required to enter the building. A $3 donation is suggested.

You must call Karen Stark at 518-937-5963 by 10 a.m. the day before you plan on attending. She needs 24-hour advance notice to ensure enough meals are provided for everyone.


Menus provide choices each day:

— Friday, Oct. 22: Beef and veggie stir fry over rice or baked fish and potatoes, carrots, applesauce, wheat bread, and applesauce cake, or BLT pasta salad with chicken and V-8 juice;

— Monday, Oct. 25: Chicken cacciatore over rice, or baked fish and potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, and peaches;

— Tuesday, Oct. 26: Roast pork with gravy or baked fish, mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat stuffing, applesauce, and birthday cake; and

— Friday, Oct. 29: Lemon-garlic baked fish or baked chicken, roasted potatoes, sautéed spinach, wheat bread, and brownie, or tuna salad sandwich with cucumber and tomato salad.



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