ACTIVE AGING DAY AT THE WILKES-BARRE SQUARE

In conjunction with National Active Aging Week which is celebrated nationally between “September 21th through September 27, the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties will be hosting an “Active Aging Day” on Thursday, September 18th at the Farmer’s Market, Wilkes-Barre Public Square between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Informational tables will be set up with brochures, flyers, handouts on the various programs available at Area Agency on Aging for seniors regarding the Waiver Program, Frozen Home Delivered Meal Program, Family Caregiver Support Program, Nursing Home Transition Program, Protective Services, Options Services, Foster Grandparent Program, Mature Worker Program, Prime Time Health Program, Active Adult Centers, and the APPRISE Program.   Representatives from some of the programs will be present to answer questions.

 

In addition to the above, other activities have been planned.  Entertainment will be provided by Stanky and the Coal Miners.  The Charles T. Adams Active Adult Center will be having an early bingo 9:00-10:00.   Bag lunches for seniors 60+ can be pre-ordered ($2.00 donation) through the Charles T. Adams Active Adult Center by calling the day before 570 825-3484 by 12:00 noon and  the lunches will be delivered to the square at a designated (bandstand) area.  The Pittston Active Adult Center members will be doing a polka demonstration.  A raffle will be called with prizes awarded.

 

Come join us and celebrate!  The Farmers Market stands with their bountiful fruits and vegetables and the vendors with their variety of items await you!     WE look forward to seeing you!

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Flu Vaccine Schedule at Active Adult Centers

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o  Wyoming County Active Adult Center Wednesday, September 10th from 10am-12pm Contact Ladonna or Karen at 570-836-2324 o   Shickshinny Active Adult Center Monday, September 15th 11am Contact Laura at 570-542-4308 o   Edwardsville Active Adult Center Tuesday, September 16th at 11am Contact Sherlene at 570-287-3381 o   Rose Tucker (Nanticoke) Active Adult Center Wednesday, September 17th 10:00am Contact […]

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http://aginglw.org/prime-time-health-happenings/

  Health and wellness programs for community members 50+ years young! **Please note that all of the classes listed are offered at no cost for those 50+ years of age Please click on the link below to view upcoming events, including flu vaccine schedule, Healthy Steps Program, American Lung Association “Freedom from Smoking” Smoking Cessation […]

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ACTIVE AGING DAY AT 2014 WYOMING COUNTY FAIR

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Join the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming Counties as we celebrate Active Aging Day at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds                                                                                              Wyoming County Fairgrounds 8805 U.S. 6, Meshoppen, PA, United States (570) 833-4866 Wednesday, August 27th from 10am-6pm Admission is free for those age 62+!!! Events include: Information on Area Agency on Agency Services and Programs […]

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2014 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition (Voucher) Program

Luzerne/Wyoming Counties’ Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) June distribution has been completed and there are vouchers still available.  Anyone who did not get the vouchers yet this year still has the opportunity to obtain them.  The individual must call one of the Active Adult centers listed in website and place their name on the waiting list.  […]

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Free Fitness Classes Offered by Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties Prime Time Health Program will be offering the following free classes to the community for those who are 50+ years young.  The Prime Time Health Program is a Department of Aging program that focuses on promoting health and wellness. Zumba Gold at the Wilkes-Barre YMCA […]

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