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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Flu shots available by appointment

Pneumonia and flu shots for seniors and other high-risk persons will be given Oct. 25 and Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Soldotna Senior Citizens Center. The shots are for people who have not had one in the last six years and are in a high-risk category.

Be sure to wear a short sleeved shirt. A donation of $10 is requested or the shot may be billed to Medicare. Contact the senior center for an appointment at 262-2322.

Forget-Me-Not Care Center

Every day: Newspaper and coffee hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Discussion group from 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Word games from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Exercise group from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Floor games from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Crafts from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Short story from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Snack from 2 to 2:15 p.m. Load up to go home from 2:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Today: Current events, chat group with Jackie, crafts, bingo

Wednesday: News, trivia, Jim on piano, country music

Thursday: News, mind joggers, exercise, one-act play

Friday: News, Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ singers, exercise, pizza party

Monday: News, slide show, baggo, word games, crafts

Homer

Everyday: Current events, sharing, crafts, table games, activity room, pool, TV

Today: Bridge, beauty salon and shopping at 1 p.m., walking, trivia

Wednesday: Pat Hagan on piano and a sing-along at 12:30 p.m., pinochle at 1 p.m., exercise at 2:30 p.m., questions and answers

Thursday: Social Security rep from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., visit from Raspberry Lane kindergartners at 11:15 a.m., blood pressure checks at 12:30 p.m., bridge at 1 p.m., Friendship Center closed at 2 p.m. for staff meeting

Friday: Van ride outing and pinochle from 1 p.m., piano playing, exercise at 2:30 p.m.

Monday: Fellowship and pinochle at 1 p.m., exercise at 2:30 p.m.

Kenai

Today: TOPS at 9:45 a.m., bridge at 12:35 p.m., tole painting and bowling at 1 p.m.,

Wednesday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., Bible sharing at 11 a.m., Oktoberfest birthday party at noon, Social Security rep at Kenai City Hall from noon to 4 p.m., shopping, quilting club and crochet club at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., craft room cleanup at 10 a.m., tripoli at 12:30 p.m., shopping at 1 p.m., AARP meeting at the Kenai River Center

Friday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 12:45 p.m., bowling at 1 p.m.

Monday: Exercise and ceramics at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Nikiski

Thursday: Pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Friday: Bingo after lunch

Monday: Ceramics from 1 to 4 p.m.

Seward

Available everyday are books, videos, cards, games, puzzles, pool table, computers, television and exercise equipment.

Today: Social Security rep at Seward City Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., computer tutoring from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., movie at 1:30 p.m., arts and crafts, stitch and chat

Wednesday: Board election results, arts and crafts, stitch and chat, decoupage class taught by Wendy Toole at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Shopping at 9 a.m., board meeting at 12:30 p.m., "sweatshop" from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Friday: Stitch and chat

Saturday: Health fair at AVTEC from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Monday: Computer tutoring sessions from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., arts and crafts

Soldotna

Today: Dancing at 10:30 a.m., board meeting at 1 p.m., cards and board games and 55 Alive driving class at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Pinochle at 10 a.m., name-that-song and sing-along at 12:15 p.m., shopping and 55 Alive driving class at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Closed for Alaska Day

Friday: Music at 11:45 a.m., shopping at 1 p.m.

Monday: Bible study at 10:30 a.m., piano music at 11:45 a.m.

Sterling

Wednesday: Exercise at 10 a.m., Cub Scouts at 6 p.m.

Thursday: Crafts at 10 a.m., cards at 6 p.m.

Friday: Exercise at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m., United Way benefit at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday: Carving club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday: Exercise at 10 a.m., Jim Tennant on piano at 11:30 a.m.



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