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Glenville Senior Citizens

32 Worden Road
Scotia, NY 12302
(518) 374-0734

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Barbara Brown

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Vicki Hillis

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Senior Center 2020

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Come and say hello.

We would love to meet you!

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.

Senior Services

In-Person Caregivers Conversation

Monday, June 1st

Spectrum Internet Assist

offer for qualifying households.

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Y Classes  

What To Do If You Paid A Scammer

Grab and Go Lunch

Covid-19 Precautions

We have reopened for small group activities and will need to work together to keep our gathering sizes within the guidelines. When you enter the building you will be asked to sign the self- assessment health check-in that indicates that you do not have any Covid-19 symptoms, you have not tested positive or know that you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the virus in the last 14 days. Please refrain from coming to the Center if these conditions are not met. For the foreseeable future, masks will be required to be worn properly (covering the mouth and nose) at all times within the building. Please maintain a safe 6-foot distance between one another. You must also sign out of the building for contact tracing purposes.

 

Van Transportation

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 Wednesday 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.

Medical Transportation

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,

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  Display Case

 

Be sure to check out the display case in the library to see some unique collections.

 

On display now:

       Women in History Dolls 

in celebration of Women's Suffrage

Donated by Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Women's Club.

Dolls were made by Jane Coffey.

 

We are always in need of collections. If you would like to display your collection, please contact Janet Neary at 518-393-0331 or leave a message at the front desk. Remember, the case is lighted and always locked. Thank you to Janet.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scotia-Glenville Senior Citizens, Inc. will again offer $1,000 scholarships to three area high school seniors who have demonstrated good scholarship and community service, with special emphasis on service to Glenville senior citizens. High school seniors who live in the town of Glenville, regardless of school affiliation, may request an application by writing to the Glenville Senior Center, 32 Worden Rd., Glenville, NY 12302; attn.: Gerald Turecek, Scholarship Committee. Applications for the scholarships will also be available in local high school guidance offices. Applications must be returned to the Senior Center by May 14th, 2021.

Tax Preparation Assistance

Thank you to H & R Block, Mohawk Honda and Mohawk Chevrolet for helping our seniors. Of course, thank you to Supervisor Chris Koetzle for making this program a reality. The first recipients of tax preparation assistance will be Glenville seniors who qualify for certain property tax exemptions. You must contact the senior center to determine eligibility for an appointment.

EMAIL 

 

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. 

 

While the coronavirus has curtailed some of our activities at the present, this new space will allow for a wider array of activities to be provided in the future.

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