Last Updated: October 28th, 2021 at 12:13 PM
Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursdays & Fridays: Closed for Trips & Shopping
We are adding programs as people are feeling comfortable to return to being in a group setting.
The Office of the Aging is providing lunch on MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS at 12:00 PM—home delivered meals ARE AVAILABLE.
If you would like lunch, please call either Lisa ((518) 696-2200) or Barb ((518) 696-6451).
IF YOU ARE A SENIOR 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER IN NEED OF A HOME DELIVERED MEAL, PLEASE CALL (518) 696-6451. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER, AND ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE TO DELIVER YOUR MEAL.
Barb Mitchell, Program Director
The Senior Center has been awarded the Friend of Extension Award for the 2020- 2021 year. This award is given to organizations who have worked closely with Cornell Extension during the year. The Lake Luzerne Senior Center has been exemplary in collaborative work with the nutrition and healthy living program.
Thank you to all of you who have participated in the many programs offered by Mary Beth Mitchum. We have been working with Cornell Extension since 2018 and have covered so many programs and we have had 269 participants attend.
A big thank you goes to Gene Merlino and his town board who had a vision for our community to provide our Senior Center and Meal Site.
I have included last months summary so you can see how things are growing at the Center.
We are please to introduce Lisa Marie Barret, she is our new Meal Site Manager. Lisa is a single mom who has two children, a daughter Kendra who is 20 and a son James Jr. who is 4. She has adopted two cats Oliver and Moose both of whom have settled in and are making themselves at home. Lisa is a graduate of Hadley Luzerne school and is part of the LHFD ladies auxiliary. She is also the great niece of our retired meal site manager Pauline Hughes. If you are ever in the Yan kee Candle shop at the Outlet Mall you might run into Lisa, as she also works there. Additionally, Lisa is looking forward to working with Steve and serving our seniors meals.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Mondays at 5:30 PM (75-minute Vinyasa Flow)
Mats will be placed a minimum of 6 feet apart. For now, no props, food or beverage will be provided. Please bring mat, straps, blocks and any other yoga props you wish to practice with you. All personal belongings will be placed next to your mat while practicing.
Movie and a Meal: Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 at 11:00 AM (Land)
Golden Globe winner Robin Wright (makes her feature film directorial debut in ‘Land’, which tells the story of a grieving cosmopolitan lawyer who decides to give up her old way of life and live off the grid apart from the rest of society.
Learn How to Make Tiger Balm & Taste Fire Cider: Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 from 10:30-11:30 AM
Both of these items are great to use if you are not feeling well. The tiger balm is similar to Vicks Vapor rub we will learn how to make this and go home with our own. We will taste fire cider which is also good to use if you are not feeling well. This event is yet another one in our series of making our own healthy items. Mary Beth will be leading the class. The event costs $5.00 per person. Call to reserve your spot: (518) 696- 6451.
We are trying to make the menu for Office of the Aging more user friendly.
On our new menus, we are only including days the Meal Site and Senior Center are open and providing meals.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Lisa ((518) 696-2200) or Barb ((518) 696-6451).
As of the date of publication, COVID numbers continue to increase in Warren County.
We would like to remind everyone that the CDC recommends wearing a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial transmission.
If you are not vaccinated, you are required to wear a mask and socially distance.
We want you to be safe!
Conversations with our Neighbors: Tuesday, November 23rd at 11:00 AM
Meet Luzerne resident Darren Cirillo. This is part of the Library’s ongoing oral history series highlighting life stories and history from members of our community. The Senior Center will be providing a $3.00 meal that we will have watching the history series. As new interviews are posted on the Library’s web site we will be able to watch them.
Walking Group: Thursday, November 4th
We will be leaving the Senior Center at 9:00 and we will be hiking the mountain behind Lake Vanare. Please dress appropriately and bring water to drink. Call Barb at 518-696- 6451. This event might be canceled because of rain or that word snow—yikes!
Osteo Busters: Mondays from 9:30-10:30 AM & Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 AM
Coffee Hour: Mondays from 10:30-11:30 AM & Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM
Yoga: Mondays from 5:30-6:45 PM
Chicken Feet: Wednesdays from 12:30-3:00 PM
Trips, Shopping, & Walk Group: Thursdays & Fridays
Senior Center Thanksgiving Meal: Monday, November 22nd at 12:00 PM
We will be having our Thanksgiving Meal: Roast Turkey/Gravy, mashed potatoes, winter squash, stuffing, and assorted pies. This event will be limited to 30 people—please call and reserve your spot! The holiday meals are a $3.00 donation per person.
Senior Center Christmas Meal: Wednesday, December 8th at 12:00 PM
We will be having our Christmas Meal and enjoying some good old fashion fun. We will have Baked Ham/Sauce, sweet potatoes, French green beans, and Christmas Dessert. This event will be limited to 30 people—please call and reserve your spot! The holiday meals are a $3.00 donation per person.
Office of the Aging is OPEN!
Finally, the news you have been waiting for—the OFA will be re-opening the congregate/dine-in portion of the meal sites on a gradual basis, starting with 1-2 days a week.
1) We encourage everyone to wear a mask, but require those who have not been vaccinated to wear a mask until seated OR any time you are leaving your seat.
2) Seating will be six feet apart for all individuals, unless you live in the same house hold.
3) Seating may be limited, so please call ahead to reserve your spot.
4) If you are not feeling well, please stay home until you are feeling better or consulted your physician.
If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact Barb Mitchell at (518) 696-6451.