Glenville Senior Citizens
32 Worden Road
Scotia, NY 12302
The Best of the Best
Senior Center 2020
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.
Snow Closings and Delays
When Scotia-Glenville Schools are closed due to weather: Center is closed; no van service. If S-G schools are delayed: Center is open: no van service; all classes and programs before 11 am canceled to allow time for plowing; everything after 11 am as usual.
Check local radio and TV for school announcements.
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Come and say hello.
We would love to meet you!
Coffee with a Cop
How to check your Covid Test Box Expiration date!
Click on the link below for information
Snowflakes by CREATE Craft Classes
AARP Tax Volunteers will return in 2023 with in person free tax preparation service for qualified taxpayers. Covid-19 regulations as recommended by AARP will be followed. Pick up an AARP envelope at the desk (beginning Jan. 9th) and establish an appointment.
Lap Blankets for Veterans
We have had numerous lap blankets donated for veterans in Hospice. Attached is a photo of one of the blankets crocheted by Janet Neary. We are still accepting red, white and blue lap blankets for donation to this worthy cause.
Medicare What To Do If You Paid A Scammer
Caregiver Conversations Spectrum Internet Assist
Catholic Charities NiMo Scam
Spot A Stroke Fast Free Table
HIICAP Health Insurance Information
and Counseling Program
Free Legal Consultations
Copy Your Wallet Cards for Free
Recycling at the Center
Property Tax Questions
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Angelina Pomykai was awarded the 2022 Karen B. Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to the Glenville Senior Center’s monthly newsletter.
Calling all knitting and crocheting enthusiasts: Local attorney Kate Toombs is looking for donations of hats, scarves, gloves and mittens to put on a giving tree outside of her office in Schenectady. The items are free to anyone who needs them to keep warm this winter season. If you would like to participate, donations can be dropped off at the Senior Center anytime in the next few months.
Senior Moments Mailing Party
Thursday, February 16th,
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!
Holiday Giving Tree Incentive 2022
A Huge Thank You and such an outpouring of support to our fellow seniors during this holiday season!!!!!
Needed Drivers and Dispatchers
Call Maureen Adamek at (518) 377-8497
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.
The Social Committee would like to host a Garden Walk for 2023 but we need your help. If you or a friend have a garden that you'd like to share with others to view, please give us a call. We will come and visit your special place of paradise. We hope to hear from you. More information inn future newsletters.
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.
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
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.