Senior Briefs

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Southern Tier Seniors

TIVOLI — The Southern Tier Seniors meeting and Christmas party will be held Dec. 1 at the Mason’s Lodge in Tivoli. Social time begins at 11 a.m. with the meeting beginning at noon. This month will be the holiday luncheon. The club will provide the meal. Members are asked to bring a wrapped gift, we will have a holiday themed game and a gift exchange. There will be a tag sale table for any Christmas decorations you no longer need with proceeds going to the club. Early membership dues will be collected at this meeting for the new year.

Last month’s election outcome of officers is James Storms, president; Dennis Frankle, vice president; Dale Morrow, secretary; Frank Bottago, treasurer. Trustees are Judy Miller and Alexia Doyle; Linda Frankle, refreshment committee chairwoman; JoAnn Storms, membership and publicity; Hedy Lindholm, sunshine lady.

All area people 50 and older from Columbia and orthern Dutchess County and surrounding areas are welcome to join. Meetings held on the first Wednesday each month at the Monumental hall in Tivoli at 7 North Road. In case of snow with school closings the meeting will be the next day. New members are always welcome to attend. For more information, call Jim at 845-756-2960.

Lebanon Valley Seniors

NEW LEBANON — The Lebanon Valley Seniors will be busy to finish out 2021. The seniors had a wonderful turn out for the luncheon at the Nov. 19 meeting. Thank you everyone that brought food and to those who came to enjoy it. We have a committee working on officer elections. If you want to nominate someone or run for a position talk to Sheryl Roden or Elna Rodda. Vice president is open; other positions are willing to run another year.

Last but not least Christmas party news. Our Christmas party will be at the White Stone cafe in Ghent at 1 p.m. Dec. 17. Family style ham and turkey with all the fixings. You must reserve and pay by Dec. 3 meeting to attend. Members pay $5 guests pay $18. Reserve and pay with Linda Moshimer at 518-794-8169. We will also be signing Christmas cards at the Dec. 3 meeting for Nursing Homes and Veterans homes. So feel free to come and join the signing party. If you would like to bring a box of Christmas cards for this project feel free to do so. It is getting that time of year that dues are due. Dues are $10 per person and if you are 80 or older there are no dues for you. So pass the word to your friends and neighbors to come and check us out. If you have any questions, call Mary DeFreest at 518-733-0009.

Tri-Village Seniors

GHENT — The Tri-Village Seniors Christmas Party is at 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at Kozels, 1006 Route 9H, Ghent. Reservations are closed. If you plan on bringing a $10 grab bag gift be sure to label for a

male or female. Our meal will be served family style.

The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 11 at St. Luke’s Church, Route 9, Valatie. The guest speaker will be Joseph Catalina who will give a presentation on income taxes.

Claverack Seniors

CLAVERACK — The Claverack Seniors announces the Dec. 10 meeting will be a covered dish Christmas party at the Claverack Fire House. There will be a meeting at noon followed by dinner at 1 p.m. Betty Waldrin and Betty Clark are the Committee for the dinner. Those planning to attend can call Betty Clark at 518-828-5067 or Betty Waldrin at 518-672-4770. Let them know if you would bring a covered dish or contribute $10 for items to be purchased.

Alzheimer’s Programs

ALBANY — The Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York presents the November and December virtual programs. Registration is required. RSVP at, via the 24/7 helpline at 800-272-3900 or by calling 518-675-7214. Registrants will receive a video conference link to access and can sign in as a guest to enter the virtual program.

Meaningful Engagements: Activities at Home at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

Practical Strategies to Support Personal Care and Dementia-Related Behaviors at 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning at noon Dec. 3.

Effective Communication Strategies at 5 p.m. Dec. 6.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia at 5 p.m. Dec. 8.

Partnering with Your Doctor: Understanding the Warning Signs and Diagnostic Process at 4 p.m. Dec. 9.

Living with Alzheimer’s for Younger Onset at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

Legal and Financial Planning presented in partnership with Herzog Law Firm at 2 p.m. Dec. 14.

Helpful Holiday Hints for Caregivers at 10 a.m. Dec. 15.

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