The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is sponsoring a free Memory Screening to be held at Staunton Senior Center on Tuesday, November 18.
A Holiday Craft Sale will take place Friday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Staunton Senior Center, 300 Churchville Ave.
On Thursday, August 28, Staunton Senior Center took its summer trip to Peaks of Otter near Bedford.
Last week sixty-five campers paid a visit to the Staunton Senior Center, along with twenty teen and adult volunteers who had planned a week of service projects to keep them busy during the last week before school.
Thursday, July 24 was an incredibly busy day at Staunton Senior Center, so team work was a must!
On July 17, eighteen members and staff enjoyed a picnic at Town of Grottoes Park. The weather was perfect, food delicious & wildlife abundant! A fun time was had by all.
Augusta Health physical therapists supplied their expertise to the Staunton Senior Center by providing fall risk assessments to new members.
Last Thursday approximately thirty seniors from Staunton Senior Center and Waynesboro Senior Center joined at Gypsy Hill Park for the monthly health program entitled “Relaxation in the Park”, presented by health program team members including Shelly Lam, Anna Stell, and Jessica Miller.
On Thursday, May 8, sixteen Staunton Senior Center members and one volunteer took advantage of annual spring glucose testing complements of Mr. George Savage, clinical assistant with Augusta Health Community Wellness.
Recently R.E. Lee High School in Staunton initiated a program with Staunton Senior Center called Senior Lunch Buddies which was conceived by the Lee Leaders made up of class officers from each grade.
Recently Staunton Senior Center held programs for members concerning gardening and composting thanks to ladies from the local home health agencies and nursing home/rehab facilities who offer monthly health topics.
Staunton Senior Center (SSC) member Laura Luziach and SSC Local Council Chair Michael Thompson spoke on behalf of VPAS at the Staunton City Council Public Hearing on the proposed FY15 budget. Both were speaking in support of the budget and thanking the City for their support of VPAS.
On March 27 the Staunton Senior Center was the scene of the “Bloom into a New You” Fashion Show.
Election Day for City Council and School Board candidates in Staunton and Waynesboro is May 6. The SAW Region of the Valley Program for Aging Services continues its tradition of hosting local candidate forums.
Staunton Senior Center proposed four volunteer activities for groups taking part in the United Way Week of Caring in April.
After a health program at the Staunton Senior Center and Waynesboro Senior Center on how to spice up the winter months, a new Pen Pal Club has formed.
Even though no birds have yet to be spied at Staunton Senior Center’s new bird feeder, there is some evidence of visits, according to bird enthusiast, JoAnn K., a new member at the Center.
Staunton Senior Center’s Local Council met to discuss a variety of topics. Chairman Michael Thompson reported to members about his attendance at the VPAS advisory committee meeting earlier in the week.
Eighteen members at Staunton Senior Center have been assessed for the new SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program which is set to begin on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.
Staunton Senior Center’s Local Council postponed its January meeting due to staff illness and weather. The LC will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at SSC to discuss new Center programs, LC member recruitment and upcoming fundraising events. All are welcome.
Staunton Senior Center members had the opportunity to explore destinations outside of the area through a program and an outing provided by the Center.
Anna Stell, Marketing Representative for Interim Health Care and health program presenter at Staunton Senior Center, arrived at noon on Monday, Jan. 6 ready to assist Lori Pullin, Program Director for SSC, with Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) assessments.
The Waynesboro Elks Lodge will be delivering food baskets to those in need in Waynesboro on Dec. 24.
Staunton Senior Center was all about creating holiday crafts this week as well sprinkling in some Christmas music and cheer for good measure! Monday found members gathered around a table designing lovely punch out cardinals suitable to decorate a tree or just hang from a special spot. Tuesday found the group journeying to the Jollivue UMC Senior Luncheon to join in the festivities there.
The week of December 2-6 was Christmas Week at Staunton Senior Center as every day brought its own special holiday flair. After the Christmas parade on Monday evening, Tuesday brought the Women of Hope duo who presented “An Olde English Christmas: Carols of Our Heritage”, followed by a seasonal craft.
Last week several VPAS employees and one intern attended the leadership training for SAIL, which stands for Stay Active & Independent for Life. This exercise program is actually a fall prevention program, but it is not billed as such since seniors sometimes tend to avoid “fall prevention programs” (I’m not old, I don’t fall).
Members at Staunton Senior Center wrapped candies in gold and silver to be put in treat bags and sold at SSC’s upcoming Holiday Bazaar and Yard Sale. The sale will take place for VPAS members on Friday, Nov. 22 from 9:30am – 1:00pm. There will be handmade items from baby blankets to pillows and more; and second-hand treasures for home and yard.
Staunton Senior Center’s fall dance had many good things going for it, the committee decided. They included Center members at the event, transportation provided for members, a terrific poster, great decorations (nice and simple to assemble and take down), fabulous food, and the military display of local soldiers from WWII was well received.
Get answers to your questions during Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period Oct. 15-Dec. 7 at the Staunton Senior Center.
The past year has moved by quickly as the Community Quilters has been meeting every second and fourth Monday at Staunton Senior Center.