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KINGSTON: The Kingston Active Adult Center, 335 Third Ave., is offering flu shots, administered by Superior Health Services, at 10:30 a.m. today.Pre-register by calling 570-287-1102. Blood pressure screenings by Golden Living Center will also be conducted at 12:15 p.m. today.

A soup, sandwich and salad bar will be offered on Wednesday on the Health Plus menu.

There will be a presentation on personal care and hygiene at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday at Riverview Ridge.

In celebration of National Book Month, the center will be holding a book sale beginning Oct. 1.

The AARP Driver Safety refresher class will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Oct. 25. For those who have never taken the class, the regular eight-hour class will take place from 1-5 p.m. on Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the center at 570-287-1102.

The Anthracite Heritage Society will give a special presentation,“The Life of Miners in the Anthracite Coal Region,” at 11 a.m. on Oct. 15. Information on former miners is requested to be included in a “Wall of Honor” in the society’s Memorial Garden. Forms for this program are available at the center.

LUZERNE/WYOMING COUNTIES: Senior Peer Counseling Program of Community Counseling Services, Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, is in need of male and female seniors 55 years of age and older to volunteer to visit home-bound seniors 60 years of age and older.

Registration for the next series of training classes is underway. Peer Counselors are being recruited to visit home-bound seniors who would like a weekly visitor to come to their homes. The Senior Peer Counseling Program selects and trains volunteers to provide support, socialization and companionship. Volunteers must be able to drive and to devote a few hours each week relating to new people in the community and sharing their skills and experiences. There is no cost to participate in this program.

Contact Rhoda Tillman, program coordinator, at 570-836-3118 to discuss becoming a Senior Peer Counselor or to request a weekly visitor. Relatives of home-bound seniors may call for more information.

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