Charlestown Seniors Almanac

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1 Charlestown Seniors Almanac February 2019 NEWSLETTER VISITING NURSE SERVICES Date Change Rhonda will be here Thursday March 14th from 12:30pm-2:30pm Please Plan Accordingly HAPPY BIRTHDAY FEBRUARY Robert Pavlik Rosemary Howbrigg David Brown Gil Lavallee John Rush Elaine Bevis Martha Evans Dawn Hortsmann Bob Poglitsch Domenic Garafola Mary Ippolito ADVANCE DIRECTIVES & LIVING WILLS JOIN US ON THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21ST AT 11AM FOR A PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION WITH UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND S GERIATRIC TASK FORCE DISCUSS ADVANCED DIRECTIVES & LIVING WILLS. PLEASE RSVP BY CALLING OR STOPPING BY THE CENTER (401) BIRTHDAY LUNCH JOIN US TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19TH TO CELEBRATE ALL OF OUR FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS! ON THE MENU: ESCAROLE & BEAN SOUP CHICKEN CORDON BLUE WITH MASHED POTATO AND VEGGIES PLEASE RSVP BY 2/15 Greetings! Winter is finally here. Please remember to check for weather related cancelations online news television or radio with the RI Broadcasters Association! LUNCH WIH CHIEF PALIOTTA JOIN US THE 3RD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH FOR LUNCH WITH THE CHIEF OF POLICE. THIS MONTH CHIEF PALIOTTA WILL BE JOINING US ON THRUSDAY FEBRUARY 21ST. ON THE MENU: ROASTED CAULFLOWER SOUP, BEEF BRISKETT, ROASTED SWEET POTATO, AND SIPINACH. OR A CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD. RESERVATION S ARE REQUIRED BY 2/19 VALENTINE S DAY LUNCH JOIN US THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14TH FOR PRIME RIB WITH GRAVY & POTATOES, GREEN BEANS, AND ECLAIRS LIGHTER FARE OF TURKEY AND SWISS ON WHEAT. PLEASE RSVP BY 2/12 AARP TAX PROGRAM STARTING TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5TH AARP VOLUNTEERS WILL BE HERE FROM 10AM-1:30PM FOR TAX ASSISTANCE THIS IS ON A WALK-IN BASIS, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. OTHER LOCATIONS AND TIMES: MONDAY-WESTERLY LIBRARY 4PM-6:30PM WEDNESAY & FRIDAY-WESTERLY SR. CENTER 9AM-12PM SATURSDAY-WESTERLY LIBRARY 10AM- 12:30PM TRANSPORATION TRANSPORATION TO THE CENTER IS AVAILABLE THROUGH MTM BY CALLING AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO SCHEDULE YOUR RIDE 1(855) TRANSPORATION TO THE CENTER IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR CHARLESTOWN RESIDENTS BY CALLING SRIV AT (401) CONTACT Center Tel.: Kitchen Fax: CENTER DIRECTOR: Michelle Vekakis HOURS Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 4pm Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm Find us online at Park Lane Ninigret Park P.O. Box 1061 Charlestown, RI 02813

2 ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS BOWLING Join us for Bowling the 1st Monday of every month at 1:30pm at Alley Katz in Westerly. $5 includes 2 games and shoe rental. This Month s group meets February 4th! WALKING GROUP Walking Group is taking a break! Check the calendar to start back up in the Spring! SCRABBLE Join us for a friendly game of Scrabble Thursday afternoons at 1:15pm. Bring your vocabulary knowledge and spelling skills for some great fun! FITNESS AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS $5 per class All Levels-Walk-in s Welcome Tai Chi Monday Mornings 10:00am Zumba- Monday Evenings 5:30pm Yoga- Monday Evenings 6:45pm, Tuesday Mornings 8:30am, Thursday Mornings 9:00am, Saturday Mornings 8:30am Strength and Stability- Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings at 9:00am Core Fusion- Tuesday and Thursday Evenings 5:30pm CENTER INFORMATION CHARLESTOWN SENIOR ASSOCIATION The Sr. Community Center is the home of the Charlestown Senior Citizens Association. The Association has been providing services for seniors since One of the most important functions of the Association is the volunteer work many of its members provide. Volunteers: serve meals at the Center, work on fundraising events and assist with other important tasks to help make a difference in someone else s life. Membership is available to all adults 50 and older for just $10.00 per year. SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE CENTER *Information/Referral *Volunteer Program *Meals on Wheels *Visiting Nurse *Basic medical equipment as available SENIOR INFORMATION SPECIALIST Nichole Woodward, our information and referral specialist is available to meet with seniors to discuss an array of services available and to help navigate the many programs and issues that seniors face. She can be reached at the Westerly Senior Center at Nichole is available by appointment here at the Charlestown Sr. Community Center CHARLESTOWN TOWN COUNCIL President Virginia Lee (401) Vice President Deborah A. Carney (401) Julie Carroccia (401) Bonnie Van Slyke (401) David M Wilkinson (401) OFFICERS & BOARD MEMBERS FOR President: Joan Wicklund Recording Secretary: Julie Buchanan V. President: Ann Peloquin Ex-Officio Agnes Brightman Corr. Secretary: Grayce Anderson Iris Garner Treasurer: Lou Carano Peter Kearns Charlestown Senior Center

3 FEBRUARY 2019 ACTIVITIES MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY :15pm Member Meeting. BOD Immediately following :15pm Whist :15am Painting Center Closed :15pm Senior Commission Ad Space, do not move or resize

4 MONDAY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2019 MENU WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY LUNCH RESERVATIONS: Lunch is served Monday-Friday at 12pm Noon. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advanced. Please call if you are unable to keep your reservation. A donation of $3.00 is requested. For reservations call (401) Cream of Broccoli BBQ Chicken Thighs Potato Salad Mixed Veg/Corn Bread Chocolate Cake Meatball Grinder Mushroom Barley Open Chicken Pot Pie Mashed Potato Whole Biscuit Tuna Salad on Roll Split Pea Swedish Meatballs Mashed Sweet Potato Baby Carrots/Whole Roll / Pudding Seafood Salad on Center Closed Kale and Bean Baked Ham w/gravy Scalloped Potatoes Sliced Carrots/Whole Roll / Jell-O Sausage Sandwich Chinese New Year Vegetable Noodle Kung Pao Beef Vegetable Lo Mein Eggroll Fortune Cookie Chicken Sandwich on Cup Ravioli w/meat Sauce Caprese Salad Garlic Bread Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Cobb Salad Birthday Meal Escarole and Bean Chicken Cordon Blue Mashed Potato Peas and Carrots Cup Cakes Corned Beef Rueben on Rye Beef & Vegetable Chicken w/veggies on Pita Brown Rice Salad, Chips Pastrami and Cheese on Red Clam Chowder Fish Sandwich on Roll Cole Slaw Potato Wedges Chef Salad Tomato Cranberry Balsamic Chicken Mashed Cauliflower Wax Beans Roast Beef Sandwich Chicken Stuffed Pepper Meatballs Baby Carrots Chicken Salad Vegetarian Meal Vegetable Stew Stuffed Shells Greek Cucumber Salad Italian Bread Lorna Doone Cookies Italian Grinder Minestrone Chicken Parm Tossed Salad Spaghetti Pound Cake Egg Salad on Valentine s Day Italian Wedding Prime Rib w/gravy Roasted Potato& Green Beans Whole Grain Roll Eclairs Turkey & Swiss on Roasted Cauliflower BBQ Beef Brisket Roasted Sweet Potato Spinach/Whole Roll Coffee Cake Chicken Cesar Salad Fresh Beef Stew Tossed Salad & Whole Grain Biscuit Apple Turnover Turkey Club on Kale and Navy Bean Sausage and Pepper Sandwich Whole Roll/ Chips Broccoli Brownie BLT on Vegetarian Meal Lentil Cheese Lasagna Cesar Salad Whole Grain Breadstick Cheeseburger on Roll White Bean Chicken Enchiladas Rice/Whole Tortilla Black Beans Tuna Club on Ad Space, do not move or resize

5 Charlestown Senior Citizens Association P.O. Box 1061 Charlestown, RI NON-PROFIT PRSRT STD U.S. Postage PAID Westerly, Rhode Island Permit #35 Current Resident Or APPLICATION FOR NEW MEMBERSHIP OR RENEWAL Charlestown Senior Citizens Association Name/Names Address/P.O. City State Zip Telephone Number Address: Hobbies, Interests & Skills I am interested in volunteer opportunities in the following areas: I. II. Birth date: Month Day Year Renewal New MEMBERSHIP $10.00 Please enclose $10 Per Person. Mail to Charlestown Senior Citizens Association P.O. Box 1061 Charlestown, RI Attn. Membership Committee MEMBERSHIP FOR ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF PAYMENT