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The Falls Active Adult Center, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne/Wyoming counties, is located on route 92. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Anyone 50 and older are invited to the following activities:

Monday: 1-2 p.m. Crocheting and Craft Club. Items will be made to sell at the Craft Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13. All materials are supplied.

Tuesday: Brain Games at lunch.

Wednesday: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Walking group. Garden Club meets from 1-2 p.m.

Thursday: Nutrition talks at lunch. Bingo following lunch at 12:45 p.m.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Geocahing activity.

Wednesday, May 14: 10 a.m. to noon, Russell Gunton from Rep. Karen Boback’s office will be available to answer questions. From 11:15 a.m. to noon, Leslie Yuhas, LPN from Wyoming Manor, will do blood pressure screenings.

Thursday, May 15: 9:30-11:30 a.m. “Dining with Diabetes” presented by Karen Bracey from Penn State Cooperative Extension followed with a special lunch and birthday celebration for those 90 and over.

Wednesday, May 21: Open House in honor of Older Americans Month. Following lunch, there will be a patriotic sing along with the Jolly Seniors.

Friday, May 23: 11 a.m. Dr. Ramos, Rheumatologist from Inner Mountain Medical will give a presentation on rheumatoid arthritis.

Anyone wishing to join us for a hot meal at noon for a suggested donation of $2 for those 60 and over or $3 for those under 60 should RSVP to Twila at 570-388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before.

St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at Mt. Carmel Center on William Street in Pittston.

Refreshments will be served. Hosts for this meeting are Sam and Felicia Bellanca, Shirley Cardoni, and Theresa Chuimento.

There are still seats available for the trip to The Finger Lakes. Cost us $399 for three days and two nights. The trip is scheduled for Sept. 30 through Oct. 2.

Please remember to bring canned goods for St. John’s food pantry. Bingo and games will follow the meeting. New members are always welcome. For more information call Theresa at 570-654-2967.


The next Cosmopolitan Seniors will on Tuesday. May 13, in St. Anthony’s Center at 1 p.m. Host/hostesses will be notified.

A trip to Mount Airy Casino is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21 and includes a free buffet, free slot tournament, as well as $25 free slot play for people 55 years of age and older. Also scheduled is a trip to Sands Casino in Bethlehem on Thursday, June 19. You do not have to be a club member to join our trips. Call Johanna at 570-655-2720 for reservations and information

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