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Budget cuts force cutbacks at senior centers in Waynesboro, Staunton

The Valley Program for Aging Services Board of Directors has trimmed the budget of the senior services agency by $207,500, beginning October 1.


Free Medicare Open Enrollment program at Staunton Senior Center

Find out about Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans for 2016 by attending a free Medicare Open Enrollment program presented by Amy Adkins, Insurance Counselor with the Virginia Counseling & Assistance Program on Thursday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Staunton Senior Center.


Free memory screening at Staunton Senior Center

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is sponsoring a free Memory Screening to be held at Staunton Senior Center on Tuesday, November 18.


Holiday craft fair supports older adults

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.


Staunton Senior Center enjoyed jaunt to Peaks of Otter

On Thursday, August 28, Staunton Senior Center took its summer trip to Peaks of Otter near Bedford.


August Lunch & Learn spurs SAILers on at Staunton Senior Center

Several Staunton Senior Center members and the Program Director attended and came back with some information that inspired those involved in the SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program.


Blenders Buzz with Smoothies at Staunton Senior Center

Staunton Senior Center members gathered around three tables in the activity room, anticipating the delicious and healthy smoothies about to be prepared on Thursday, August 21.


VPAS issues call for Meals on Wheels volunteers

The Valley Program for Aging Services’ Meals on Wheels program serves a nutritious meal Monday through Friday to homebound residents in Staunton who are over age 60.


Helping Hands Day Camp Visits Staunton Senior Center

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.


Staunton Senior Center Members Enjoy Kline’s Ice Cream

Even though Monday was a cloudy and not so hot day, fourteen Staunton Senior Center members accompanied by three staffers, enjoyed cups and cones of delicious ice cream complements of Kline’s Dairy Bar in Staunton.


Downtown Staunton churches collaborate for Helping Hands Day Camp

From August 11-15, 2014, four Downtown Staunton churches are collaborating on the second annual Helping Hands Day Camp for 60 children from Staunton, Waynesboro, Richmond, and Augusta, Rockbridge and Rockingham counties.


Staunton Senior Center Open House Fun Time

There were over a dozen new faces at Staunton Senior Center for its open house.


Busy day sends staff scurrying at Staunton Senior Center

Thursday, July 24 was an incredibly busy day at Staunton Senior Center, so team work was a must!


Staunton Senior Center sets Second Spring Dance

Come swing to the cool sounds of Sentimental Journey of Charlottesville. Bring a friend, learn some great new moves, eat your fill of terrific hors d’oeuvres, bid on that perfect item or event in the silent auction. Whatever you do, COME AND DANCE!


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Senior News Briefs

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.


Fall risk assessments for new members at Staunton Senior Center

Augusta Health physical therapists supplied their expertise to the Staunton Senior Center by providing fall risk assessments to new members.


Staunton Senior Center Local Council meets for special budget session

Staunton Senior Center Local Council members gathered to develop a balanced budget at a special meeting.


Staunton Senior Center Summer Sale nets hundreds

Shoppers trickled in steadily throughout the day July 12 to buy everything from a bicycle to a rocking chair to new zippers at Staunton Senior Center’s summer ‘Country Store.’


Dermascan and Nat King Cole all in one day

After lunch on June 24, fifteen Nat King Cole fans settled in for a history of this famous singer and a chance to listen to some of his most popular songs.


Will Carson in concert at Staunton Senior Center July 4

The reclusive Will Carson will close the Staunton UNPLUGGED spring concert series with an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at 300 Churchville Avenue in the Staunton Senior Center. City fireworks will follow next door at Gypsy Hill Park after the concert.


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Fan Care: Free fans for seniors

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) is happy to be able to sponsor the FAN CARE program again this year along with Virginia Division for the Aging and Dominion Virginia Power.


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Local Jurisdictions Support VPAS Services

Valley Program for Aging Services is pleased to receive financial contributions from the local jurisdictions to support our services to individuals in the Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro (SAW) Region.


Seniors Gather at Gypsy Hill Park

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.


Glucose testing provided at Staunton Senior Center

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.


Staunton Senior Center Begins Partnership with R.E. Lee High

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.