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Senior News

Silver Creek Senior Citizens meet Tuesdays

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Seniors met on July 5 with 33 members present. Chaplain Pauline Flitt opened the meeting by reading “If tomorrow comes to light.” Lunch included grilled hot dogs, and several side dishes. The 50-50 winners were Jan Polisoto, Judy Hahn and Eleanor ...

Grape Belt Seniors stay active with trips

The Grape Belt Seniors meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Masonic Lodge from 9-10 a.m. You do need to be a member to attend. The next day trip is July 19 and the group will be going to Canal side, the old and new double decker bus tour, lunch at Hotel Lafayette and a stop at ...

Silver Creek Seniors meet

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Seniors met on June 21 with 28 members present. President Ed Newman opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and all singing God Bless America. Chaplain Pauline Flitt read “A Prayer for Friendship”, and offered a blessing for the members and the ...

Wearing purple to note World Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a real and happening. As a community it is important to be just that — a community! A community is aware of its members-family, friends and neighbors looking out for each other. I once heard that the best burglar alarm is a nosy neighbor. While that makes us laugh — it is ...

Having a PRIDE for all those we support

June is recognized as national PRIDE month, a time dedicated to uplifting voices of the LGBTQ+ community which for too long were silenced. It is a time of celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and recognition of accomplishments of LGBTQ+ individuals such as Gilbert Baker, an American artist, gay ...

Age My Way filled with diversity

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities — as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it — and there is no “right” way. That’s ...