Glenville Senior Citizens
32 Worden Road
Scotia, NY 12302
The Best of the Best
Senior Center 2020
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Resourses for Seniors
Glenville is proud to operate one of the most active senior centers in the region. Built in 1997 through a combination of town support, local grants and fundraising, the Glenville Senior Center houses the Scotia-Glenville Senior Citizens, Inc., a non-profit organization.
Mary Ellen Gale
Rev. John Hunter
Copy Your Wallet Cards free
Recycling (not plastic bags however)
Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Saturday, June 10th at the Senior Center.
Provided by Schenectady County Public Health. By appointment only.
Cats & Ferrets: 10 - 11 am
Dogs: 11 am to noon.
Cats & ferrets must be in carriers. Dogs must be leashed. As always, please clean up after your pet. Please bring previous vaccination certificates, if any. FREE to Schenectady County Residents. Cash donations are appreciated. Sign up on line through Schenectady County's website. Call (518) 386-2818 for more information.
Tai Chi Day at Saratoga Park - 2023
The decorating committee helps to bring color and interest to the building as people enter to participate in all our activities. They meet each month focusing on the library, main lobby and the rec room. Consider joining the Decorating Committee.
Senior Moments Mailing Party
Thursday, June 22,
at 9 am
Come join us as we prepare the Senior Moments newsletter for mailing. We seal and apply the pre-printed address labels. Task is completed in about 1 1/2 hours. Refreshments are served. Come join us and have some fun!
Check us out!
Lap Blankets For Veterans
We have had numerous lap blankets donated for veterans in Hospice. We are still accepting red, white and blue lap blankets for donation to this worth cause.
Coffee and Conversation
Tuesdays, 9-11 am
Bring a cup of coffee to enjoy while you share your thoughts with others. If you are new to the Center, this is a great way to meet new friends.
Connections Over Coffee
Every other Thursday, 9 am
New bereavement support for those who have lost a loved one. Coffee provided. Connect, Share, Chat.
Upcoming dates: 5/11, 5/25, 6/8, 6/29, 7/13,
Driver Safety Course
Mon/Tues, May 15 & 16, 2-5pm
Tues/Wed, June 20 & 21, 2-5pm
Two, three hour classes Must attend both sessions. Senior membership not required. Payment due at sign-up. Make checks payable to Armand Canestraro. No cash and no phone reservations.
Cost: $25.20 members
For senior residents of Glenville and Scotia only. Senior Center membership not required.
Our van must stay within Glenville/Scotia.
On-request pickup and delivery
Call 518-374-0734 M-F between 9 am and noon at least a day ahead (up to two weeks ahead)
to reserve space and schedule a ride to take you on your errands: to the barber or hairdresser,
Wal-Mart, grocery store, bank, etc. within the town.
The van operates Monday through Friday, 9am to 3pm.
Donations are gratefully accepted to help defray costs.
The center cannot offer transportation to medical appointments, but Catholic Charities may be able to, with ample advance notice.
*Please be mindful of your fellow van riders and be prompt for your pickup times.
We Need Drivers & Dispatchers: Be a substitute driver or dispatcher. Call Maureen Adamek at the Center for information.
Stop by the reception desk at the Center for a booklet listing additional options for transportation in Glenville, including many which offer handicapped services.
Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services offer transportation to medical appointments for Schenectady County seniors aged 60 and older who are not on Medicaid. Our door to door service is also able to transport wheelchair clients. Our donation only program suggests $4.00 for ambulatory services; $6.00 for wheelchair services.
A brief phone registration is required.
Complete program information will be shared at that time. Please call (518) 357-9801,
Be sure to check out the display case in the library to see some unique collections.
January and February
Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
from Mary Weiss
*Next up: Spring and Easter decorations from
We need collections for the rest of the year. If you would like to display your collection, please contact Janet Neary at 518-393-0331 or leave a message at the front desk. The case is lighted and always locked. Thank you to Janet for coordinating the displays.
If you wish to receive emails from The Center, please send your full name and email address to SeniorBaabs@gmail.com
And Things Are Even Better!
On Friday, September 18th, 2020, we celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new addition to the Glenville Senior Center. The new space includes a dedicated office for senior volunteers, a new classroom for increased programming and a recreation room complete with pool table, shuffle board table and large screen television.