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

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Barbara Brown

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Vicki Hillis

The Best of the Best

Senior Center 2020

Come and say hello.

We would love to meet you!

The Best of the Best Senior Center 2020

2022 Membership Enrollment has begun!

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.

It's that time!!!!!

Renew your membership to the Glenville Senior Center by Thanksgiving and be eligible to win one of 15 gift bags. AND spouses, joint membership doubles your chances of winning.


Membership forms can be found in the Senior Moments newsletter, on line and at the Center. Membership is $15.00 resident and $25.00 non resident.

The soul of the center is its dedicated volunteers. Your membership not only supports all the activities and programs offered by the center but also supports and benefits the entire Glenville senior population. Please consider renewing your membership today.

Schenectady County December COVID-19 Vaccine POD Schedule

 

Appointments are now required for booster shots at the Schenectady County Sunday and Monday Vaccine PODs.  Walk-ins are currently still accepted for first doses at the PODs.  Appointments for second doses are scheduled at the time of the first dose.

 

To schedule an appointment for your booster shot, please go to https://www.schenectadycounty.com/COVID19/vaccine or call 518-388-4355.

 

The PODs are at the following locations:

 

  1. Schenectady Greenmarket; Sundays (Not on 12/26) 10am - 2pm Proctor’s Key Hall; 423 State St. – Appointment Required for booster shots

  2. SUNY Schenectady – Elston Hall; 78 Washington Ave.; Monday 5pm - 7pm (Also on 11/29) – Appointment Required for booster shots

  3. SICM, 837 Albany Street; Thursday 1pm – 4pm (Not on 12/23) Thursday PODs do not require an appointment

Drive Thru Lunch

Dec. 8  11:30 - 1:30 

at the Senior Center

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HIICAP Health Insurance and Counseling Program  

 Caregivers Conversations

Seeking AARP Tax volunteers

 

If you have basic computer literacy and enjoy helping other seniors consider joining our volunteer team at Glenville Senior Center.

 

Free tax training will be provided for new and returning AARP Tax volunteers from Nov. – Jan.

 

Contact Blanche Fischer with your questions and learn how to become part of this valued program.

518-382-7929 –or- blanche5308@gmail.com

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.

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Recycling at Center

There are three recycling bins in the Center. One is located by the card table in the hallway with the books on it, one is near the copier in the office, and a third in the library. ** Plastic bags are only recyclable at participating stores. Do not put plastic bags in the recycling bins.

Friendship Cafe 

11:30am -1:30pm

Lunch served at 12 Noon

Help Needed

to prepare the Senior Moments newsletter for mailing on December 16th at 9 am. Volunteers apply stickers and preprinted address labels. Please call or sign up at the desk. Thank you!

Membership Policy​

We invite anyone 55 or older to visit the Senior Center and learn more about all of the programs offered here.  Anyone can attend one day as our quest.  After that, participation in most activities here requires that people join Scotia-Glenville Senior Citizens, Inc.  The cost is only $15 annually for those who reside within the town.  People from outside the area are also welcome to join for $25 annually.  All memberships expire on December 31st regardless of date joining.

Holiday Party

Friday, December 10th

Join us for an afternoon of fun and holiday cheer. Light refreshments will be served. Sign up in advance at the front desk by December 3rd. Registration is $5 per person. Funds will be donated directly to the food pantry. Members only.

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Covid-19 Precautions

Covid precautions at the Center have been lifted for those who have been vaccinated. Many activities have resumed or will in the very near future. 

 

     Those who are not vaccinated will be required to wear a mask at all times within the building and to maintain a safe 6 foot distance between one another.

 

      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. 

We Need Drivers & Dispatchers: Be a substitute driver or dispatcher.  Call Linda Reinhart at the Center for information

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:       

Sheet Music

Thank you to

Margaret Turner

 

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.

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. 

 

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Barbara Jones

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