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!