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									  Do not wish to be
  anything but what
  you are, and try to
  be that perfectly.
         -St. Francis De Sales

Volume 5, Number 3                                              May 2, 2007                                                                          May • June

                                               lobby desk, and pick up your sponsor sheet, or
ROCK-A-THON                                    call Berkeley Senior Services, 263-8873
                                                  Sponsorship payments may be made by cash

AND CAR WASH                                   or check payable to Berkeley Senior Services

                                                                                                         Celebrating at the St. Patrick’s Day Party
  Hosted by Martinsburg Cracker Barrel
Restaurant, 725 Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg                                                                                         Annie Otto
  Saturday, May 19th, 2007                                                                                                           Honored By
  9 AM - 3 PM                                                                                                                        The West
  Kick Off with Stacey Drake from                                                                                                    Virginia
  97.5 FM RADIO - Broadcasting Live   MA & PA Rocker Set Raffle at the Senior                                                        Women’s
  by Remote                         Center (Donated by Dennis Constantini)
                                              Proceeds from the ROCK-A-THON and Ma & Pa
   (The ROCK-A-THON will take place rain- Raffle go toward purchase of a new medical van.
                                                                                                The West Virginia Women’s Commission annually
or-shine; the car wash will be held weather   Tickets $1.00 or 6 for $5.00                      sponsors the Celebrate Women Awards event where
permitting.)                                  Come in for a visit and rock awhile!              twelve outstanding West Virginia women are
   Sign up to rock at the Senior Center front Drawing at the May Birthday Bash 5-18-07          recognized for achievements in a variety of fields.
                                                                                                Annie Otto was selected the winner in the Public
                                                                                                Service category for her outstanding achievements in
                                                                                                this arena. She was honored at the Awards
       THE 12TH ANNUAL SENIOR                                                                   Luncheon on Saturday, April 28 at the Stonewall
                                                                                                Jackson Lake Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia,

                    SENIOR PROM
          Martinsburg High School Leadership Classes & Seniors
                                                                                                with this prestigious award. Congratulations, Annie!

                 are coming together for a 50s Dance!
                                                                                                  In T his Issue...
                               Date: Friday, May 11th, 2007                                       Volunteers......................................................3
                                                                                                  Thank You For Your Gifts..................................4
                               Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm                                          Our Wish List..................................................4
                               Place: Berkeley Senior Center                                      Featured Senior...............................................5
                               Dress: 50s Style or Casual Attire                                  Caregiver Opportunities....................................8
                                                                                                  Programs & Services.................................6 - 10
                                                Come and join the fun and celebrate               Senior Conference 2007................................10
                                                     with the Lively Seniors and the              Art Classes...........................................10 & 11
                                                   Martinsburg High School Senior                 Computer Classes.........................................15
                                                                 Leadership Classes               Those Days and These Days...........................16
                                                                                                  Heritage Day.................................................18
                                                                  * Music with DJ-Rick Rohn       Fun & Games................................................20
                                                                             * Refreshments       May & June Events................................20 & 21
                                                                        * Games and Prizes
                                                                                                  Bus Trips......................................................21
                                                     Sign up for lunch at the Senior Center
                                                                                                  Lunch Partners..............................................22
                                                 or call in no later than 9:30 am 5/11/07
                                                                                                  E.G.O. ...........................................................21
                                                                                                  May & June Menus................................22 & 23
From The President...                                                                                                                                                                     From the Executive Director...
                                               Summer is almost                                                                                                                                                      Welcome to the
                                            upon us. This is the best                                                                                                                                             May/June issue of the
                                            time of year for me.                                                                                                                                                  Senior Spirit, the
                                            Winter is left behind, but                                                                                                                                            official newsletter of
                                            a little of spring
                                            remains. There is magic                                                                                                                                               Berkeley       Senior
                                            in the growth that is                                                                                                                                                 Services.
                                            found outdoors.
                                                                                                                                                                              A huge thank you
                               I would like to relate
                           some information that                                                                                                                           goes out to our
you may find rather surprising. We have all heard                                                                                                                          legislators for passing
of the term “Identity Theft.” It is a situation where                                                                                               the Table Games Bill, and to Governor
someone steals someone else’s identity to gain                                                                                                      Manchin for designating additional revenue
financially. A credit or debit card may be used by
others, leaving the victim with no resources. Bank
                                                                                                           263-8873                                 for Senior Programs. Now, we hope it
accounts may be reduced to zero balances. If this                                             217 N. High Street                                    passes the local elections. This should ease
would happen to you, it would be very difficult to                                       Martinsburg, WV 25404 the crunch we feel as gas prices and wages
reclaim your property, maybe even impossible.                                                                                                       continue to rise, as well as enable us to
                                                                                                    ADULT DAY SERVICES
                                                                                                          IN HOME CARE                              continue to increase our Transportation, In-
   Recently, in Martinsburg, a government portable                                            SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES                               Home Care and Nutrition Services. Also,
computer was stolen. It contained the names and                                                     NUTRITION PROGRAM
social security numbers of some employees in this                                                                                                   once again, we thank Senator John Unger II
area. The employees were notified, and were                                            RECREATIONAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES for $20,000 to Berkeley Senior Services
encouraged to take action to protect them from                                                                                                      from the Legislative Funds for Senior
identity theft.                                                                               MISSION STATEMENT                                     Programs. We now have a new oven in the
                                                                                           Our mission at Berkeley Senior Services is to offer a
                                                                                       network of programs and services to enable seniors to remain kitchen which we were able to purchase just
    Identity theft is on the rise in all the states. Last                              independent, participating members of our community.
year, in the Martinsburg/Hagerstown area, there                                                                                                     as the old one completely broke down!
                                                                                       Berkeley Senior Services is funded by the WV Bureau of
were 199 reported cases of someone’s identity being                                    Senior Services, Upper Potomac Area Agency on Aging,
stolen. Sixty-three of these cases were from credit                                    Berkeley County Commission, United Way of Berkeley                                                    Our fundraising committee has been hard
card fraud. Thirty-three were for bank fraud.                                          and Morgan Counties, and by private donations. The
                                                                                       Senior Center will provide services to persons 60 years of                                         at work selling raffle tickets for the beautiful
                                                                                       age or older, irrespective of sex, race, creed, color, national                                    hand-made quilt and preparing for the Rock-
   I urge you to be careful. Guard your credit,                                        origin, political affiliation, belief, or handicap. Persons
debit, bank, and social security numbers as you                                        under age 60 are welcome guests to our programs and                                                a-thon happening at the Cracker Barrel on
would your most valuable asset. With security                                          services and certain restrictions and fees may apply.                                              May 19th. The committee’s goal is to raise
comes peace of mind, and then we can all enjoy the                                             BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE (2007)                                                              enough funds to pay for the new 12-
magic of a beginning summer.                                                                    (4th Wed. of Every Other Month at 3:00 pm.)
                                                                                                      Meetings are open to the public.                                                    passenger van. You can help by purchasing
                                                                                                     June 27, August 22, October 24, December TBA                                         a raffle ticket and/or by making a donation
                                                   Rob Cleminson
                                      President, Board of Directors                                                                                                                       to the Rock-a-Thon.
   Sponsorship Program
 A generous two-year grant to the Adult Day Services program has concluded. To
 help keep the costs to caregivers at a minimum, please inquire how you can help.
                                                                                                                                                                                             I would like to close with this thought:
          Please inquire about Adult Day Services Gift
              Certificates or become an ADS Sponsor.
                                                                                                                                                                                          “Happiness is what you feel when what you
   Please complete the following information and return to: ADULT
       DAY SERVICES • 217 N. High St., Martinsburg, WV 25401
                                                                                                                                                                                          want to happen happens.” (Author
 For more information, call (304)263-8873 Ext. 114. Your donation is tax deductible.
  J I am interested in more information.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Unknown) The Senior Center is a happy
  J I want you to speak to my organization/                                            BSS Board Of Directors (2007)                                                                      place to spend your time. We hope to see
    church/business/employee group:                                                    Richard Yauger, Vice President; Robert Cleminson, President; Jean                                  you here soon!
    __________________________________                                                 Bibby, Secretary; Edward Wilson, Treasurer; Alice Geyer, Mary Jo
                                                                                              Brown, William L. Stubblefield, County Commission
  J I want to schedule a tour of your facility.                                         Representative; Dimitria (Dee) Conner, Chad Criswell, *Janette                                                                 Linda Holtzapple
  J I want to be an Adult Day Sponsor.                                                  Caplan, Mary Ann Hamilton, Kevin Knowles, John Reisenweber,
                                                                                                   *Carol Sibole, Jeanne Smith, Rose Straley
  J I want to sponsor someone through my                                               *Janette Caplan & Carol Sibole have resigned due to relocation. They will be truly missed at BSS         Published by
    organization: ________________________                                             We are grateful for each of our Board Members who serve as
  Name: ___________________________                                                    volunteers to Berkeley Senior Services in many capacities!
  Date: ____________________________
  Day: ____________________________
  Phone: ___________________________
  FAX: ____________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                          415 Wilson Street • Martinsburg, WV 25401
                                                                                                                                                                                             (304) 267-9983 • Fax (304) 263-7106
  Address: _________________________                                                                                                                                                           General E-mail:
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                                                                                  Crafts, Hobbies and
                                                                                  Art Classes
                                                                                  Verna Anson, Jane &
                                                                                  Phil Amero, Darlene
                                                                                                             The Lazy River Band
                                                                                                             Charlie    Underwood
                                                                                                             (Director), Ted Hare,
                                                                                                             Jimmy Green, Sonny
                                                                                                                                      Maley, Joyce Miller,
                                                                                                                                      Jackie Morgan, Sandy
                                                                                                                                      Nelder, Rosie Perrell,
                                                                                                                                      Jerri Pitzer, Linda
  THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF SERVICE Bauserman,                                                      Ron     Kerns, Jim Slusher       Poole, Wanda Reid,
                                                                                  Meckley, Diane Steece,                              Ruby Sibole, Patricia
  PLEASE FORGIVE US IF WE HAVE LEFT OUT YOUR NAME BY MISTAKE.                                                                         Stierhoff,         Oletta
             Call us and we will include it in the next issue (263-8873)          Naomi Simpson, Sandi       The      Martinsburg Stottlemyer,
                                                                                  Snyder, Fran Unger,                                                      Sue
Berkeley Senior Services has 100+ volunteers who contribute their time and                                   Young at Heart           Ware,            Stormy
                                                                                  Wayne Peterson
talents in many capacities over the course of one year, including students,                                  Kitchen Band:            Weathers, Joy White,
retirees, special groups and organizations, as well as community service workers.                            Nema Snyder (Director), Mary White, Dorothy
Each one makes a difference, and we couldn’t survive without any of you.          Computer Class Trainers    Pat Pylypec (Piano Wilson
      See Program Section for specific department volunteers not listed here.     Verna            Anson     Player), Daisy Fries,
 Board of Directors Mary Jo Brown, Rob Preston, Carol Preston                     (Coordinator), Richard     Genevieve       Hedges, PRESENTATIONS &
 Committees                  Cleminson, Alice Geyer, Romona Church                Brown, Robert Boyd,        Pauline Hess, Elizabeth SPEAKERS
 2007 Appointments Mary Ann Hamilton,                                             Rob & Mary Cleminson,      Marlowe, Dorothy H.
                             Jeanne Smith, Rose Straley                           John Davis, Alice Geyer,   May, Mary Murphy, Thanks so much to all
 Executive Committee                                       RECREATIONAL AND Marcia Grubb, Dr. Frank          Evelyn Rhoe, Katherine the        speakers     and
 Chair: Rob Cleminson, Computer Committee SOCIAL ACTIVITIES                       Hamilton, Elaine Henke,    Smith, Eileen Walsh      presenters who came out
 Richard Yauger, Jean Chair: Verna Anson, Lobby Desk                              Jack Law, Wanda Light,                              in the last two months
 Bibby, Ed Wilson, Ken Mary Cleminson, Frank
 Mays (Ex-Officio)           Hamilton, Nancy Triggs, Marlene             Boarman, Gaylor Offerdahl, Fred                              March 15
                                                                                                             Morris Young Retired “Benefits
                                                           Rob         Cleminson, Porter, Jr., Charles                                                       of
 Finance Committee Ed Wilson, Mary Yarnell Barbara Gray, Carol Preston, Jim Salmon,                          Men’s Chorus             Chiropractic       Care”
 Chair: Ed Wilson, Jean                                    Preston, Carol Sibole, Clarissa Stemple, Lelia    Tom Bryant, Harold with Dr. Will McCray
 Bibby, Rob Cleminson, ADMIN OFFICES                       Midge Wilson           Swanson, Nancy Triggs,     Hofe, Harry Neel, Ken March 27
 Richard Yauger, Janette Rev. Bill Richards                                       Mary Yarnell               McDonald, Pat Williams, “Remember When”
 Caplan, Ken Mays (Ex- Francis Bishop                                                                        Ted Wolford, John Shultz with        Jeff    from
 Officio)                                                  AARP TRAFFIC SAFE
                                                           DRIVING CLASSES        Exercise & Fun                                      Hospice
 Personnel Committee                                                                                         The Senior Kickers March 28 Senior’s
                             Adult Day Services Volunteer Instructors Fran Unger, Nancy
 Dee Conner, Kevin                                                                                           Eileen Bagley, Maria Safety with Angela
 Knowles,             John Cathy Clark                     and Helpers: Helene Wolford
                                                           Brill, Pete Casper,                               Brassfield - Teacher, Burger,             Jennifer
 Reisenweber                 Mary Campbell                                                                   Betty Cantrell, Rose Bowman, Sarah Apoko
                                                           Buddy Shipe, Bill Qigong            (Chinese
 North Site Committee                                      Clark, Robert Bucci, Exercise)                    Caudell (Honorary), April 2 Teddy Bears
 Chair: Rose Straley, Special Events                       Ruza Parsons, Woody                               Geneva          Fellers, with Verna Anson
 Bill & Iris Hull, Ruby Rev. Gil Lockwood                  Pifer, Barbara Heinz, Chuck Steg                  Thelma        Gerspach, April 10 North Site -
 Foltz, Gene & Kate                                        Gilbert Yates                                     Suzanne Jones, Marge Monte Conner, Chief
 Detrow, Jean Reid, Michelle Rademacher                                                                      Lake,          Dorothy 98 for the Berkeley
                             & Nathan, Greensburg                                 Tai Chi Instructors
 Alice Geyer                                                                                                 LeFevre, Julia Lucas, County
                             Bed & Biscuit                 AARP Income Tax Eldon and Virginia                                                       Emergency
 Facilities and                                                                                              Trudy Lockwood, Dot Ambulance Authority
                             Margaret Spacek               Preparation            Winston
 Equipment Committee
                             Laura Winklers                Bob Finch, Jackie
 Chair: Richard Yauger,                                    McDonald, Violet Rice Walking Club
 Rob Cleminson, Chad
                                                                                  Jane Furnier
 Criswell                    Caregiver Coalition
 Nominating Committee Kathie Campbell, Su                  Bible Study                                             SPECIAL
 Chair: Rob Cleminson, Carroll, Leslie Dieter, Pastor Brad Tenney, ENTERTAINERS
 Richard Yauger, Jean Catherine
 Bibby, Ed Wilson
                                             Flournoy, Sonny Martin, Jean
                             Carol Hughes, Beverly Patrick                        Gospel and other Sing-          VOLUNTEER
 Fund Development McCauley
 Committee                                                 Bingo
                                                                                  Mary Frances and                  NEEDS
                                                                                  Jasper Gesford                  • Needed: Volunteers to help with all
 Chair:      Jean Bibby, FOOD SERVICE                      Roberta Breeden, Marie Don & Von Niswander               computer classes. Someone to lead a
 Mary       Jo     Brown, Leola Doyle, Jeanette Crosby, Barbara Gray,                                               class in Excel or other aspect of
 Rexine        Dickinson, Doyle, Barbara Gray, Barbara Kwiatkowski, Fran Rev. Joe Stirman                           computer skills. Please call 263-7721.
 Mary Ann Hamilton, Elder Duce, Elder Unger, Gordon Bronson                       Irish Songs - Ed Keeley         • Volunteers to help with Crafts when
 Suzanne Potter, Rose Morrey, Elder Vore,                                         & Kathy Murphy                    scheduled
 Straley, Ed Wilson, Elder Road
 John Reisenweber                                          Blood Pressure Checks                                    If Interested, Call 263-
 Volunteer Committee                                       Helene Brill, Daisy Other                                 8873 Or Stop By The
                             SENIOR SUPPORT Hite                    (North Site), Country Melodies
 Chair: Kevin Knowles, SERVICES                                                                                          Senior Center
 Verna Anson (Advisory),                                   Mildred       Spielman Dave and Cathy Staubs
                             Bob Finch, Charles (North Site)

 Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                       Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                              Page 3
                                                                                  MONETARY GIFTS FROM BSS FRIENDS                               our community. We are very grateful for the many
THANK YOU FOR                                                                     FOR BSS PROGRAMS & OPERATIONS
                                                                                  Individuals: Ann Aldrich, Robert & Maria Brassfield,
                                                                                                                                                wishes that have been fulfilled by so many generous
                                                                                                                                                folks like you.
  Please forgive us if we accidentally left out your
                                                                                  Randall H. Crisswell, Marie Crosby, Jeanette Doyle,
                                                                                  Anthony Natoli
                                                                                                                                                PLEASE NOTE:               We accept hardback and
                                                                                                                                                paperback books in small quantities, but please NO
                                                                                                                                                MAGAZINES as storage is limited.
name. Call us and we will include it in the next issue.                           DONATIONS & SERVICES TO OUR PROGRAMS &
                                                                                                                                                Call 263-8873 for more details on any items
SPECIAL TRIBUTE LIST • Contributions in Memory                                    OPERATIONS: Bingo & Birthday Gifts, Food, wish list
     & Honor of Family Members & Friends:                                         items, Fundraisers, Events, and other special gifts: (Also,   Adult Day Services:
                                                                                  see Special Events and Fundraising for other listings)        * 6 inch wooden hearts
In Loving Memory of Donna Wolford
                                                                                  Businesses & Organizations: International Beauty              * 2-3 inch wooden hearts
By: Hazel Marie Crosby, Clara R. Evans, Dorothy                                   School, Par for the Course, Best Homes; Greg Janes,
Fleshman, Mary Bruce Hensell, Donald and Ruth                                                                                                   * Wooden Spoons
Parker, Michael and Deborah Kisner, Marie Mong,                                   Barrett’s Excavating & Hauling; Rich & Patti Barrett          * New oven mitts (plain)
Frances Newbraugh, Peggy Brenner, Robert and Rita                                 Individuals: Mary Arvin, Mary Campbell, Dennis
Donadieu, Barry and Peggy Morris, BSS 11:00 Bridge                                                                                              * Wood Serving Trays
                                                                                  Costantini, Mike Donovan, Dick Ernst, Bill Fales, Jo
Club, Martinsburg Young at Heart Kitchen Band,                                    Fridinger, Mark Fredrickson, Ruanna Hess, Geneva              * Snacks (low sodium and sugar free - including sugar
Berkeley Chapter 77 Order of Eastern Star,                                        Holliday, Faye Kursey, Anna Latham, Dorthy LeFevre,           free ice cream), fresh fruit and vegetables, instant tea,
In Loving Memory of Marshal and Ann Harpine                                       Dianne Mills, Sam Mussoligel, Catherine Neel, Alice           tea bags, sugar substitute, jelly (food items must be in
By: Wesley and Madaline Penwell                                                   Ott, Sally Perrick, Rev. Bill Richards, Diane Steece,         unopened, unexpired store packaging)
In Loving Memory of Betty Derrow                                                  Bill Stubs, Joe Taylor, Jean Teter, Joy White                 * Intergenerational songs (words that are reproducible
By: Marie Crosby and Peggy Brenner                                                                                                              and optional sheet with notes or taped tunes)
In Loving Memory of Clifton and Kay Jenkins
By: Robert and Judy Miller
                                                                                  OUR WISH LIST                                                 Berkeley Senior Center Kitchen:
                                                                                                                                                * Silverware
In Loving Memory of Charruth and Sherry Lynn Tinsman                                 Berkeley Senior Services is always in need of
                                                                                  ordinary and specialized items to help keep our               * Large food processor (new)
By: Willard E. Tinsman
                                                                                  programs and services operating smoothly, enabling            * Electric commercial Slicer (new)
In Loving Memory of Betty Purks By: Bonnie Purks
                                                                                  our staff and volunteers to continue serving seniors in        Computer Center:
In Loving Memory of Jo Gober By: Marie Crosby
                                                                                                                                                * Empty jewel cases for CD’s
                                                                 NOW OPEN                                                                       * An INSIDE STAIRWAY to connect the lower level to
                                                                  In Jefferson                     Gentle Women’s Health Care                   the main floor, to benefit students in inclement weather.
                                                                   24 HOUR                      Menopause and Post-Menopause
                                                                                                                                                Recreational & Social Activities
                                                                Fitness Center!                    Physical Health and Wellness
                                                                                                                                                * Birthday, Sympathy & Get Well Cards
        782 Foxcroft Ave. (Behind Outback) Mtbg. (304)262-0555
                                                                                                Paraffin Wax Hand Dips
                                                                                                                                                * Cosmetic items for Men & Women’s Birthday Gifts
         Potomac Marketplace (By Kohls) Ranson (304)724-1771                                                     Is FREE!
                                                                                               1st Time and Arthritic Hands
                                                                                                Soothing for Dry                                * Nu Step Exercise machine - Recent model, Quality
  Senior Citizen                                                                                                                                condition
    Special!                                                                       Danine A. Rydland, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.                          * New covering for Senior Center pool table and new
                                                                                   6225 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, WV                   cue ball
 $                         99*
     22                         Per
                                Month                  Offer expires May 31st
                                                                                     304-274-5950       M-Th 8-5, F 8-1

                                                                                  A        SK the                                                  Q. What can I do with my mother’s old

                         We Offer:
    • 24 Hour Tanning • Personal Trainers • State of the art                                                                                        hearing aids?
         Cardio, Strength & Free Weight Equipment                                           UDIOLOGIST
                       * One time Security Access $69.00
                                                                                                                                                   A. My office deals with an organization which
                                                                                                                                                     will take donated older hearing aids. This
                                                                                                                                                     organization uses the pieces and parts to
   SILVER AGE SERVICES                                                                                                                               make new hearing aids for individuals who
                                                                                                                                                     cannot afford them, and you can list the
              We Are Just Like Home                                                                                                                  donation on your taxes. We would be glad to
             Silver Age Services offers:                                                                                                             take and ship your mother’s hearing aids for
                                                                                                                                                     you, and provide you with the paperwork
                                           24 hour care                                                                                              necessary for your taxes. Your accountant
                                           Long-term care                                                                                            can help you assign a value to your
                                           Healthy meals                                                                                             donation.
                                           Total personal                                                                                         Audiology Hearing Care Services
                                           care if needed                          Mary Lynn           Jamie D.                                   1316 Rock Cliff Dr.
                                                                                   MARQUETTE INGLE                                                Martinsburg, WV 25401
                                                                                  Au.D.               M.S., CCC-A,
                                          1000 N. High St.
                                          Martinsburg, WV
                                                                                  Doctor of Audiology Clinical Audiologist
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                                           W e s t 5 years. Later they moved to Four Corners in Silver                                                                      Jo has received many awards over the years for
                                       Virginia is Jo’s Spring, Maryland, and called it home for 25 years. her outstanding contributions to BSS, including The
                                       home             state. After their daughter Susan was born in May 1959, Fine Heart, Exemplary Service and others. She and
                                       She was born Jo was able to stay home with her.                                                                               Charlie have lived in Ranson since 2002, so Jo
                                       in          Falling                     In 1983, after retirement, Jo and Charlie bought continues to teach Exercise and Fun at the Anna
                                       Waters               and a home in Whiting’s Neck, Berkeley County. They Mae Reedy Senior Center 2 days a week.
                                       attended local love West Virginia and all its attributes.                                                                            Jo says volunteering is good for your health and
                                       schools. She                              Jo’s parents taught her that it is important to keeps you young. She plans to stay “active for life”
                                       was a farmer’s give back to the community and set the example, and encourage others to keep going. Teaching
                                       daughter, the and over the years, she has done just that in her gives me the opportunity to meet such nice people
                                       fifth child of 6 many volunteer commitments in the communities too!
                                       children                 (2 where she lives. Some of these include:                                                                  Jo is a wonderful example of a senior on the go-
                                       brothers & 3                            - Volunteer service to the Memorial United striving to stay active and healthy. Her great sense
                                       sisters).               Jo Methodist Church in Silver Spring, MD--1965-1983 of humor and friendly spirit always go together to
                                       says, “I was and Church School Teacher for 15 years. She was make a fun and enjoyable time for all.
                                       raised with the given an Appreciation Award of Consecrated                                                                           Join us at the Senior Center on Tuesday and
                                       “hard work” Service.                                                                                                          Thursday mornings at 10:00 and get a full workout
                                       ethic.”             Her                 - Volunteer at Asbury Methodist Village                                               of gentle stretching either sitting down or standing
                                       dad sold farm                           1968-1979 and a Representative to Asbury up. We hope to meet you soon!
             Jo Fridinger
                                       equipment and Home for 7 years.
                                       cattle               and                - President of Washington Central District for
mamma and all the children always had their hands Asbury Guild for 3 years, Frederick District for 5
at work on the farm, usually from morning till years, and United Methodist Women for 4 years.
night. Dad moved the family to North end                                       - Jo always volunteered at the schools that her
Martinsburg in 1944 when he went to work at the daughter attended and was a Brownie and Girl
Sunshine Feed Store. Jo worked at the Interwoven Scout Leader for a total of 6 years.
Mill for 10 years. Her job was to pair and fold                                - Under Governor Gaston Caperton, she was
socks, and she also carried mail within the awarded the Governor’s Commendation for
company.                                                                “Outstanding West Virginian”.
   Some of Jo’s favorite things to do are traveling,                           After moving to West Virginia, Jo became a Saying Farewell to Jo Fridinger as Teacher of Exercise & Fun
cruising, and visiting state parks. She enjoys volunteer at Berkeley Senior Center along with Alzheimer’s Support Group
knitting and crocheting, sewing, gardening, and Charlie, in the early 1990s and together they gave
anything to do with homemaking.                                         thousands of hours of dedicated service in many                                                              of Berkeley County
   Jo’s good friend Jackie commented, “Jo’s best capacities to be instrumental in getting the beautiful                                                                     Meets at 7:30pm on the third Wednesday of each
asset is her great memory. She always remembers new Senior Center built and up and running. Jo month at City Hospital, 4th Floor, TCU.
the special detail that everyone else left out to make started teaching the Exercise and Fun Class in 1998
the story right.”                                                       when her sister Dottie passed away, and she just                                                         Adult supervisory care available during the
   Jo and her friends loved to roller skate and go retired early this year.                                                                                          meetings by calling 263-8873, Ext. 114.
dancing. One evening
back in 1953, Jo and
her friend Helen pulled
into a gas station in
Williamsport, MD, and
                                                  SPECIAL MONEY SAVING VALUES
Charlie (who became
the love of her life)                                  50¢ OFF                                                                                                 Big Cheeseburger
pumped her gas. He                                Any Size
                                                                                                                                                                   $                    49
was home from college
on spring break, and
their romance began
there! In 1954 Jo and                                  Limit 4
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and they will celebrate
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their 53rd wedding
anniversary on October
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1016 N Queen St.
2nd!                                                                                                                       SAVE                                                                                          Martinsburg, WV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (Behind Dairy Queen)
   They moved to                                                                                                          $ 00
Silver            Spring,
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                                                                                                                               1                     w/Oil & Lube                                                                    And

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Winchester Ave.
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       BIG SPRING                                    Programs & Services
      SALE                                     Our MISSION at Berkeley Senior Services is to offer a network of PROGRAMS and SERVICES to
                                                      enable seniors to remain independent, participating members of our community!
                                                  For your convenience and to better serve you,        in Berkeley County we can provide assistance
    SAVE NOW On Our                            please note the listing below that includes the         with grocery shopping, prescription pick up,
                                               program or services offered and the floor, the          rides to hair dressers, DHHR and other errands.
    Entire Stock Of Oreck                      contact name, and extension numbers for each:           Please call at least three business days in
    Vacuums During Our                                                                                 advance to be put on the schedule. For sliding
                                               LOWER LEVEL:                                            fee donations and other information please call
    BIG SPRING SALE                            Receptionist/Transportation                             the Senior Support Services Department.
                                               K. J. Brown, Supervisor                   X100             Senior Farmers Market Coupons: In the past
     SALE ENDS                                 Computer Center
                                               Verna Anson, Coordinator                  X101
                                                                                                       few years, we have received Senior Farmers
                                                                                                       Market Coupons for local fruits and vegetables.
     MAY 19TH ONLY                             Executive Director
                                               Linda Holtzapple                          X102
                                                                                                       Hopefully we will receive these again this year.
                                                                                                       You can check with Senior Support Services
                                                                                                       mid-to-late June to find out more information.
                                   8 LBS       Senior Support Services
                                               Beverly Gerlach, Supervisor
                                               Finance and Facilities
                                                                                                          Thanks to all the businesses, organizations
                                                                                                       and private donors for all the monetary
                                                                                                       donations. We were able to do 30 Easter Bags
 ALLOWANCE                                     Peter Dufourny, Manager                   X108          for our local seniors.
Up To A $100 Trade                             In Home Care                                               Our department is very busy, so we do ask
 In Depending On                                                                                       that everyone make an appointment. In order for
The Model Selected                             Terri Beach, RN Supervisor                X109
    & Trade In                                                                                         us to give each person our undivided attention,
                                               Tammy Pittsnogle, Coordinator              X119         we cannot accept walk-ins. If we cannot assist
                                               UPPER LEVEL:                                            you, we will refer you to other available

            %                                  Recreational & Social Activities
                                               Rhonda Singer, Director
                                               Adult Day Services
                                                                                                          The funding we receive for Senior Support
                                                                                                       Services does not cover expenses, so we depend
                                               Kathy McIntyre, Program Manager            X114         on and gladly accept private donations to help
                                                                                                       keep our programs running.
  0%    DOWN
                                               Food Service Program
                                               Fran Bales, Supervisor                     X113
                                                                                                         Letter of Appreciation from one of our
                                                                                                       senior shoppers
                                                                                                           Shopping can be a hassle for seniors whether
  FREE                                         SENIOR SUPPORT                                          they are well enough to do it themselves or need
                                                                                                       to use the services of a shopper. Berkeley
  CANISTER                                         SERVICES                                            Senior Services Senior Support Department has
                                                                                                       found a gem in one employee, Steve.
                                               263-8873 Ext. 104                                           If he takes a person shopping he is always
                                                                                                       punctual. He picks up the donation, takes the
                                                               Beverly Gerlach,                       person to the store and returns to load the bags
                                                                  Senior Support                       to the van, later unloading them at their
                                                                  Supervisor                           residence. He is always courteous, never
With Purchase Of                                                                                      complaining.
                                                                Stephen Englebright,
Any Oreck XL
                                                                    Outreach Senior                        One day on the way to the store, he pulled the
                                                                     Support Service                   van to the curb, leaped out and ran across the
                                                                            Worker I                   street to help an elderly lady who had fallen on
                                                                                                       the sidewalk. He came back to the van and
                                               Program Description                                     drove on without a word.
                                                  The Senior Support Services Department               Steve is by far the best person I have ever had to
                                               provides assistance with Grocery Shopping, Letter       do my shopping: totally diligent reading the list
                                               Reading and Writing, Prescription pick-up, Notary,      and getting the exact items needed. I have had
         “Better Vacuums For Less Every Day”   Personal errands, assistance with Medicare Part D       other services in the past and there is no
                                               and schedules appointments with a representative        comparison.
                       Phone 263-3515          from the Department of Health and Human                 One word to Steve is “THANK YOU”
                                               Resources for seniors who are in need of applying                                  Given by: Maxine Urso
                                               for benefits. ENSURE: We can order Ensure for
                                               seniors 60 years or older and can receive it within 5   MANY THANKS FOR SOME GREAT PEOPLE
            North Mall Plaza                   to 7 days. The Ensure is available to seniors with a    I am so grateful for Steve Englebright, who has
                                               suggested minimum contribution per case. For more       been and is an asset to Senior Support Services.
            Foxcroft Avenue                    information contact Senior Support Services.            Many thanks to him and the wonderful
            (Across From Applebee’s)              Shopping and other services:                         volunteers Romona Church, Charles and Carol
                  Martinsburg                     If you are a senior 60 years or older and live       Preston and Bob Finch.

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                                                           AS SOON AS YOU GET IT SCHEDULED. The                                ADULT DAY SERVICES
     FINANCE & FACILITIES                                  Medical Transportation Van schedule is getting booked
                   Peter DuFourny,                         weeks in advanced.                                                   263-8873 Ext. 114
                                                               If you know you are not going to your appointment,                
                   Finance &
                                                           please call and cancel before the van comes for you.
                   Facilities Manager                          We accept Medicaid and Self-pay (based on a sliding
                                                          scale). We bill Medicaid for you. Medicaid may pay for
                        Lazan Rogers,                      your medical transportation regardless of age. We also
                       Fiscal Assistant                    accept DHHR trip tickets for all transportation.
                                                               We are striving to keep rates as low as possible and
                                                           we are trying to maximize van usage by consolidating
                   Earl Hanna,                             trips. This means you may have to go to your
                   Custodian                               appointment a little earlier so we can pick up someone
                                                          else in your area, or you may have to wait a little longer
                                                          to go home. Thank you for your patience and
                     Veda McDowell,                        understanding.
                        Administrative                         We have 4 ADA Wheelchair accessible vans to serve            Adult Day Services - L to R - Back Row - Kathy McIntyre,
                                                           you better. Our drivers are here to help clients from their   Program Manager, Susan Bradley, Marie Mong, Sarah Melchek,
                              Assistant                    outside door to the door of the medical facility. There        Shelly Lyn, Ashley Boarman, Leah Shaffer, Katherine Donivan
                       TRANSPORTATION has been a big increase in the amount of riders who have
                                                           wheelchairs or who need the medical lift. Seniors who         Supporting Adults and their Families in Caregiving
                      263-8873 Ext. 100 are hesitant to ride because they have mobility problems,                           “...the Berkeley Senior Center is the best thing that has
                       Kim Jo                             disabilities, handicaps, or need someone with them at         happened to Mom for years. I don’t believe she would
                          Brown (KJ),                      medical appointments, are welcome to take someone             have made the transition to our house if not for you guys.
                          Transportation                   along to assist them who they feel comfortable with, at       She is elated every day about what you folks do!”
                          Coordinator                      no extra charge.
                                                               Anyone under 60 with disabilities who lives within                                                       - Dan Cronin
                Joe Hendrick Tanya Wright                 the local area may use our vans for transportation for            This is one of many positive comments we have heard
                                                           medical appointments. Seniors get first priority.             recently from family caregivers whose relative
                                                               THANKS to our wonderful drivers - Stu Curtin, Joe         participates in our day program. A common problem on
                                                           Hedrick, Sam Myers, Bill Stubbs, Gary Walls, Tanya            the weekend, caregivers have expressed, is that their
                                                           Wright and our Volunteer driver Paul Douglas for doing        assisted family member insists that we are expecting them
                 Gary Walls    Stu Curtin                such a fantastic job. You guys are the best! THANKS to        because they look so forward to coming.
                                                           Leola & Janette Doyle for your donations towards the              And why is that? Because we provide a meaningful,
                                                           Transportation Department.                                    purposeful day, every day. While Adult Day Services is
                                                               Let us know what you think of our transportation                                            Continued on page 8...
                                                           services. Write us a testimony and we will publish it in
                 Bill Stubbs   Sam Myers                 our section of the Senior Spirit.
                                                               Call KJ, Transportation Supervisor at
                                                               263-8873 (Extension 100).
                                                               EVERYONE RIDING THE VAN MUST BE
    There will be NO transportation on Monday, July            This is for your protection. If you have a problem
16, 2007; this includes both Medical and Nutrition.        getting it secured, the driver will help you.
The Transportation department employees will be
attending defensive driving training. We hope that you
will find alternative transportation to your destination             Adult Day Services
for this day.
    Nutrition Transportation                                              NEEDS YOU
    Our Nutrition Van brings seniors that are 60 or older              In order to serve more community
to the center for lunch and activities. We ask that you        caregivers and their assisted loved ones,
                                                               Adult Day Services is looking for people
give the driver a donation for this service. We transport      interested in employment or volunteer
from all areas in the county. To find out days and times       service opportunities.
for your area, Please Call KJ at 263-8873.                     Activities Assistant- Staff and volunteers
    Pantran Schedule                                           assist participants to engage in activities that
    If you live at Senior Towers or KD Court you will be       provide a socially meaningful day and
riding PanTran to the center for lunch and activities. The     promote physical and cognitive involvement.
van will be at KD Court at 7:55 am and Senior Towers at        Administrative Assistant- Volunteer tasks
                                                               involve use of computer, fax machine, copier
8:00 am and will pick you up from the center at 12:40          machine, shredder, and telephone to enhance
pm to return home. Please call KJ at 263-8873 if you           the efficient office operation and promote
would like to schedule a PanTran ride.                         caregiver services in the community.
    Medical Transportation                                          You are welcome to spend a day with us
    We transport in Berkeley County only. Our office           to see for yourself what great services we
hours are from 8-4 pm M-F. Please schedule your                offer. If you are interested in becoming a
                                                               part of our caring team contact us at 263-
medical appointments between the hours of 8:30am and           8873, Ext. 114.

 Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                              Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                                            Page 7
                                                                            Continued from page 7...                                        11:30am-1:00pm at Shoney’s May 4th, June 1st, & July 6th
 Back by Popular Demand:                                                    designed to give the family caregiver a break from the          • Second Saturday Men’s WakeUp Breakfast- 8:00am-
                                                                            constancy of caregiving, the assisted adult who                 10:00am at Ryan’s May 12th, June 9th, July 14th.
 Adult Day Services will host another                                       participates in our program enjoys activities with others
                                                                            in a positive, encouraging, and safe environment.               • Tuesday Evening Club*- 6:00pm-8:00pm at Berkeley
    Long-Term                                                                   Designed around weekly themes, all activities have a
                                                                            purpose be it sending letters to sick children or our troops,
                                                                                                                                            Senior Center. Part of the evening will include an
                                                                                                                                            educational topic during this evening of sharing. Optional
                                                                                                                                            meal or snacks or snacks are welcome in this relaxed,
    Care Tour                                                               making room decorations or gifts, various games that
                                                                            gently challenge the mind and the body (both having
                                                                            multiple benefits), or simply to calm or bring smiles.
                                                                                                                                            supportive group. (* Note the weekly Supper Club’s new
                                                                                                                                            name. It is now meeting twice a month on the second and
                                                                                                                                            fourth Tuesdays. Call 263-8873, Ext. 114 for details.)
        For Family Caregivers                                                   In order for caregivers to have an evening out with a       • Long-Term Care Forum- Sat, May 19th at Berkeley
 Family caregivers will again have an                                       spouse or friend, shop or just rest on the weekend, we          Senior Center from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
 opportunity to tour area facilities and                                    also provide the same service (which offers some respite -
                                                                            break from caregiving) in the home.                             Brain Boosting Coming to Senior Center
      obtain information about:                                                  These services enable the assisted adult to enjoy the
     • different types of facilities,                                                                                                           Have you been experiencing new memory problems?
                                                                            company of others and engage in enjoyable activities            Or perhaps know someone who wants to keep their mind
     • what to look for in a good facility,                                 while caregivers have some time to relax and refresh so         as active as possible with gentle mind-challenging
     • available services,                                                  they can continue their caregiving for as long as possible.     activities?
     • eligibility information, and                                              Call today to find out the other services we offer to              Shari Scolaro, former ADS Activities Assistant,
     • admission criteria.                                                  assist caregivers and their loved ones. When you do,            Program Manager, and Volunteer, is volunteering yet
 The planned tour scheduled for Tuesday, July                               schedule an appointment to visit our friendly Center or to      again for a new venture. This fall, she will develop and
             24th tentatively includes                                      arrange a home visit to discuss in-home respite services.       coordinate a four hour a week program for people who
     * Loyalton of Hagerstown                                               Special thank you’s are sent to those who extended              want to boost their mental agility. Meeting at the Senior
                                                                            expressions of sympathy in the death of Donna                   Center, the group will focus on memory games, memory-
     * Reeders Memorial Home                                                Wolford, 7-year ADS volunteer and mother of ADS                 enhancing tools, and ways to prepare for the future.
     * Somerford Assisted Living &                                          Program Manager Kathy McIntyre. The greatly                         This should be a fun & beneficial group. So keep this
 Alzheimer’s Care                                                           appreciated memorial contributions will be used for             new activity in mind for yourself or when speaking with
     * Canterbury Center                                                    durable materials that will enhance the program she             others who may benefit from this service. Additional
   For more information about the tour and to                               was so passionate about.                                        information will be forthcoming.
 reserve a seat on the Berkeley Senior Services                             Upcoming
   van, call Kathy McIntyre at 263-8873, Ext.                               Caregiver
   114. Look for tour details in the July/Aug.
           edition of the Senior Spirit.                                    Opportunities
                                                                            • First Friday LunchOut-

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  RECREATIONAL & SOCIAL                                     We are looking
                                                        forward to meeting you
 ACTIVITIES (263-8873) EXT 117                          at the Berkeley Senior
                   Rhonda Singer,                       Center, open Monday
                   Rec. & Social                        through Friday (8:00
                   Activities Director                  am-4:00 pm). Rise up
                                                      from that easy chair in
                    Mary Morris, Rec.                   front of the TV set and
                                                        come out to the Center      Looking for great rates and a secure place to grow your money? Call
                   & Social Activities                                              me today for more information about a CD from State Farm Bank®.
                              Assistant                 to meet some new
                                                        friends, enjoy good

                                                                                                                                 % APY*
food and fellowship, and a variety of activities in a warm and friendly
atmosphere. There is something for everyone.
    If it’s your first time to visit with us, one of our staff or volunteers will
meet you in the lobby and give you a Welcome Packet and a personal tour
of our beautiful facilities.                                                                                                     180 Day
    On Pages 20 - 23 in this issue you will find a Calendar of Events for
May and June as well as Menus for these two months.
    On the third Friday of each month, we have a Birthday Bash. We
celebrate all birthdays of seniors for the month and make it your special
day! We have live entertainment, birthday gifts, dancing, a special lunch,                        90 Day                                       4.70% APY* APY*
cake and ice cream, and promise a great time for all!                                             180 Day                                      4.90% APY*
    See the list that follows of some special events and fundraisers you                          1 Year                                             4.95%
                                                                                                                                               5.10% APY* APY*
won’t want to miss during regular hours, in the evenings, and on weekends                         2 Years                                            5.00%
                                                                                                                                               5.05% APY* APY*
If you check our Menu and decide to come for lunch, just call in no later                         3 Years                                      5.05% APY* APY*
than 9:30 am the morning of, or come in and sign the lunch list at the                                                                               5.10%
lobby desk on the specific date. There is a page for each day of the month.                       4 Years                                      4.95% APY*
We offer transportation to the Center for activities and meals. See our                           5 Years                                            5.10%
                                                                                                                                               4.95% APY* APY*
Transportation Program section, as well as all the other programs, for                                                                               5.00% APY*
    Bring a Friend, Family Member, club or your favorite organization along!                                                                         5.00% APY*
                                                                                      Jombo CDs are available. **IRA Certificates of Deposit are not available in 90 and 180 day terms.
                 SOME UPCOMING EVENTS
                   (See more details throughout this issue)                             For more information, contact your local participating State Farm
   Friday May 4th--1:00-3:00 pm--One Stroke Painting Class (See more                         agent about State Farm Bank® or visit®
on page 10)
   Tuesday, May 8th--10:00 am--Join us at the Marlowe Ruritan on the
Second Tuesday of the Month-Speaker is Judy Boykin from the Family
Resource Center - “Relatives of Caregivers” and at the Senior Center on
Tuesday, May 22nd. (more on page 10).
   Thursday, May 10th--11:00 am--Mother’s Day Celebration with
entertainment by Hedgesville High School Singers
   Friday, May 11th--10:00 am--The Annual SENIOR/SENIOR PROM                                     Dawn Newland                                                 Kay Lewis
with Martinsburg High School Leadership Classes and Seniors-50s                                  701 Wilson Street                                       1885 Edwin Miller Blvd
                                                                                            Martinsburg, WV 25401-1754                               Martinsburg, WV 25404-7572
Theme. Entertainment with DJ Rick Rohn. (See details on P. 1)                                    Bus: 304-267-2919                                         Bus: 304-263-0882
   Thursday, May 17th--11:00 am--Eye Screening with the Anwar Eye                                 
   Friday, May 18th--Birthday Bash & Ma & Pa Rocker Raffle Drawing
   Saturday, May 19th--9:00 am - 3:00 pm--Rock-A-Thon & Car Wash at
the Cracker Barrel
   Monday, May 21 & June 18th - EGO Club Dinner
   Tuesday, May 22nd - 11:00 am - “Relatives of Caregivers,” Judy
Boykin, Family Resource Network Presentation                                                                                    Jerry W Williams
   Thursday, May 24th - 11:00 am--Craft - Wreath Magnets w/Darlene                                                         1885 Edwin Miller Boulevard
Bauserman                                                                                                                 Martinsburg, WV 25404-7572
                                                                                                                                 Bus: 304-263-0882
   Friday, May 25th - 2 Sessions: 9:30-11:30 am and 1:30-3:30 pm--                                           
Ron’s Oil Painting Class
   Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day Holiday--BSS CLOSED
   Tuesday, May 29th - 11:00 am--Niswanders Gospel Sing-a-long--
Changed date due to Senior/Senior Prom
   Friday, June 8th - 1:30 - 3:30 pm--VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION
   Saturday, June 10th -- Lone Star Quilt Raffle Drawing at June Jubilee
- War Memorial Park                                                                    *Annual Percentage Yields as of 12/20/06. Rates subject to change without notice. Minimum balance to open
   Wednesday, June 13th - 10:30 am - Craft, Small Angel Dolls                          an account and obtain the stated APY is $500. Rates apply to deposits less than $100,000. A penalty may be
   Thursday, June 14th - Flag Day                                                      imposed for a withdrawal prior to maturity. Certificates automatically renew at maturity at the then-current
                                                                                       rate for the same term.
   Friday, June 15th - Father’s Day Recognition along with Birthday Bash
   Friday, June 29th - Ron’s Oil Painting Classes
   9:30-11:30 am-Session I; 1:30-3:30 pm-Session II

Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                         Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                                                                        Page 9
      Berkeley Senior Center                                 or the school system to name a few.                            your favorite meals and call 263-8873 x 113 before 9:30
                                                                 On May 8th at the Berkeley Senior Center North Site        am on any given day, or the day before, and we will have
           Quilt Raffle                                      at Marlowe Ruritan Club at 11:00, and on Tuesday, May          your lunch ready for takeout before 12:30 pm. If you are
                                                             22nd, 2007 at the Berkeley Senior Center on North High         attending activities or computer classes at the center, let
                                                             Street in Martinsburg, Judy Boykin, Executive Director         the kitchen know if you want a carryout.
                                                             of Family Resource Network and guest speakers, will               Recipe
                                                             give a presentation on RAPP (Relatives As Parents
                                                                                                                               Chicken and Fruit Salad
                                                             Programs) and the role this plays in our community and
                                                                                                                               3 cups cooked diced chicken
                                                             how to give and receive help. Call 304-264-1554 or E-
                                                                                                                               1 cup sliced celery
                                                             Mail: for more
                                                                                                                               2 tablespoons chopped green onion or chives
                                                                                                                               1 teaspoon salt
                                                                   NUTRITION PROGRAM                                           2 tablespoons lemon juice
                                                                                                                               1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
                                                                    (263-8873) Ext. 113                                        1/2 tablespoon grated lemon peel
                                                                                                                               2 tablespoons capers
                                                                                                                               1 (9 oz.) can pineapple chunks or tidbits
                                                                                                                               1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
Beautiful Queen Size “Lone Star” Pattern Quilt                                                                                 1/2 cup mayonnaise
Measures: 95” long by 88” wide                                                                                                  Directions:
All hand pieced and hand quilted                                                                                                Combine chicken, celery, onion, capers. Mix in
Tickets: $1.00 each                                                                                                         salt and lemon juice. Chill several hours.
Purchase at the Senior Center                                                                                                   Just before serving add fruit and almonds.
                                                                                                                            Combine mayonnaise and lemon peel. Mix in
Drawing will be Sunday, June 10th at the June
                                                                                                                            carefully so as not to bruise fruit. Spoon into a bowl
Jubilee at War Memorial Park
                                                                                                                            lined with lettuce greens to serve. Serves 6.
ROBERT W. JACKSON SENIOR CONFERENCE 2007                      Our Kitchen Staff (left to right) Paula Smith, Julia Smith,
   The Robert W. Jackson Annual Senior                         Fran Bales, Pat Bivons, and Leola Doyle (volunteer)             CRAFTS & ART CLASSES
Conference will be held on Wednesday,                            Many thanks to all of you who help make the Senior
                                                             Center Nutrition Program a huge success. Thanks to the
                                                                                                                                at the Senior Center
Thursday and Friday, May 30, 31, and June 1,
2007, at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in                Elders, Barbara Gray, Darlene Bauserman, and all the extra     CRAFTS SCHEDULED - MAY & JUNE
Ripley, WV. The location was changed due to                  hands that help assemble and serve our meals and snacks.       With Darlene Bauserman & Helpers
extensive renovations at Jackson’s Mill.                         We serve a hot, nutritious meal at 12 Noon, Monday         Thursday, 5/24/07 - 11:00-11:45 am
   This year’s conference is new and exciting.               through Friday in the Senior Center Dining Room. We
Along with workshops, Cedar Lakes offers                     also serve meals to folks at Ambrose Towers, Senior            SMALL WREATH MAGNETS - ASSEMBLE
opportunities for outdoor activities such as                 Towers, Stonewall Haven, and Woodbury Corners. There           & DECORATE
fishing, horseshoes, hiking, badminton,                      are many regularly scheduled activities before and after       Wednesday, June 13th, 2007 - 10:30-11:45 am
swimming and many others.                                    lunch and lots of special events too. Check the menus          SMALL ANGEL DOLLS - ASSEMBLE,
   The rates are very reasonable and include                 and activities calendar included on pages 20-23. Please        DRESS & DECORATE
lodging and meals. Transportation is not                     call 263-8873 before 9:30 am, or sign the book in the
provided.                                                    lobby, on a given day that you would like to come to           Please sign up in the Activity Book at the Senior
   Stop by the Senior Center or call Rhonda at               lunch. Place your suggested donation in an envelope on         Center Lobby Desk for each Craft, or Call 263-
263-8873, for details and registration forms.                the dining room tables, and drop it in the basket as you go    8873.
The deadline for submission is Friday, May 11th.             through the line to receive your lunch. If you are unable      ART CLASSES
   RAPP Eastern Panhandle                                    to walk through the line, we will serve you at your place      ONE STROKE & DECORATIVE PAINTING CLASS
                                                             and collect your envelope there.
 Relatives As Parents Program                                    Please come join us for good food, fun and                 With Sandi Snyder
    Relatives who are raising children have many             fellowship. Bring a friend or a guest.                         Friday, May 4th, 2007 - 1:00-3:00 pm
questions and concerns. There are a large number of              Suggested Meal Donations                                   SENIOR CENTER - ROOM A
grandparents living with one or more grandchildren               Monthly Income         Donation
under the age of 18. In West Virginia, about 35,000              $         0-499        $1.50                               COST: $12 - Includes Class & Supplies
children are being raised by a grandparent or other              $      500-699          2.00                               (Limited to 20 participants)
relative. In Berkeley County, 717; in Jefferson County,          $      700-899          2.50                               COME JOIN US AND LEARN SOMETHING
400; and Morgan County, 77.                                      $      900-1199         3.00                               NEW or brush up on your techniques. Bring a
    Raising a child can bring laughter, love, youthfulness       $ 1200-1399             3.50
                                                                                                                            pair of Tennis Shoes to paint on--any color, but
and satisfaction into your life. In return, you can give         $ 1400-up               4.00
                                                                 Guests under 60-Minimum $5.00                              must be vinyl or leather.
the child the benefits of years of experience, family
stability, and connections with traditions.                      A HUGE THANK YOU to all who have donated $$$               Put a smile on your feet for Spring!
    However, the challenges of being a “relative parent”     to the Lunch Partner Program, food items to our kitchen,       HAVE FUN AND FEEL CREATIVE!
can turn your life upside down. You may feel                 and also to those who faithfully pay their suggested meal
                                                                                                                            Sign up in the Activity Book in the Senior
overwhelmed by sadness, tiredness, financial                 donation at the Center. We couldn’t continue without
                                                             your consistent contributions.                                 Center’s front Lobby or Call 304-279-4237 or
obligations, behavioral problems, and legal concerns.
You may face problems dealing with the child’s parent            Would you like that to go? Just check the menu for         263-8873, X117 for more information.

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WATERCOLOR                                                                                                COST: $23 - Includes class, supplies & 16 x 20 Canvas. Pre-payment
CLASS                                                                                                     Limited 10 participants each session--Classes fill up quickly - Paint a
With Wayne Peterson                                                                                       Landscape Scene
Come in and see the
watercolor paintings the                                                                                  COME JOIN US AND LEARN TO PAINT IN A QUICK, EASY
students finished during                                                                                  LESSON! HAVE FUN AND FEEL CREATIVE!
Wayne’s        watercolor                                                                                 Wear old clothes--Aprons Provided
class held at the center                                                                                  Call 263-8873, X117 for more information and to sign up.
for 6 weeks! Watch for
future classes.
FRIDAY, May 25th &
FRIDAY, June 29th - 2       Wayne Peterson Teaching Sarah Corley
Sessions Each Day
Morning: 9:30-11:30 am or Afternoon: 1:30-3:30 pm - Senior Center -
Room A

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The road to recovery now has a fast lane.
 We know you’re eager to get back home to the daily activities and routines you enjoy.
 With our ShortStay services, staff members are focused on your speedy recovery. Our
 comfortable rooms, dining and common areas even bring a little bit of home to your
 stay. We know you’ve been through a lot. Please visit or call us today.

         Canterbury Center                                 ShortStay Care
           80 Maddex Drive
       Shepherdstown, WV 25443
          Care Haven Center
         2720 Charles Town Road
         Martinsburg, WV 25405
         Shenandoah Center
          70 Prospect Avenue
        Charles Town, WV 25414

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    We understand care,                                                                                                              Oletta Stottlemyer, Betty Cantrell, Lennie Pendergraph,
          we practice compassion.                                                                    EQUAL HOUSING
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Remember when every phone call you made was
    answered by a live voice and not a recording?                                                                           THE RIGHT MEDICARE
                                                                         At Patterson’s                                    SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE
                                                                         WE STILL DO,
                                                                         no matter what time                                MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE
                                                                         you call. We still
                                                                         believe in giving
                                                                         personal and caring                                       Royal Neighbors of
                                                                         service to each and
                                                                                                                                    America has been
                                                                         every customer.
                                                                                                                                   helping women and
                                                                           No   matter where your
                                                                           prescription is filled, the
                                                                           Co-Pay remains the                                    those they care about
                                                                           same, so why not
                                                                           patronize the pharmacy                                  for over 100 years.
                                                                           that is going to give you
                                                                           friendly, personal service
       A Live Voice No Matter When You Call!!!                             and much, much more?
 All of your prescriptions are computerized so we can tell if any of your medications won’t do well together.
                                                                                                                         Agent Todd Ingram                                                   (304) 876-2548
 Plus We Offer:
 • FREE Delivery Service, • 24 hour Emergency Service and
 • We honor most prescription cards • Interest Free Charge Accounts                                                          WEST VIRGINIA FEMALE RATES*                                     RNA Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans
                                                                                                                                                                                             A, B, C, D, E, F, and G by Royal Neighbors
                                                                                                                                                  PLAN D       PLAN F                        of America are not connected with or
    Call about our sickroom supplies and convalescent aids.                                                                                                                                  endorsed by the U.S. Government or the
                                                                                                                                AGE 65            $78.05       $98.63        MONTHLY*

                  “Since 1930 the difference is service”                                                                                                                                     Federal Medicare Program.      A licensed

                                                                                                                                AGE 70            $86.88      $108.62        MONTHLY*        representative may contact you. Exclusions
                                                                                                                                                                                             and limitations apply.
                                                                                                                                AGE 75            $98.96      $122.03        MONTHLY*
                                                                                                                          *Female non-smoker
                                                                                                                                                     Rates will vary         Rates subject
                                                                                                                          rates as shown (male
                                                                                                                             rates available)         by ZIP code             to change

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  Ph. 267-8903
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, November 1, 2007
                                                                                      KIWANIANS & LOCAL BUSINESSES
Guardian In Home Services, LLC                                                        DONATE TOPSOIL AND LABOR TO
                                                                                      REFURBISH SENIOR CENTER LAWN
   Who are you going to call when you need additional
              assistance to stay at home?                                                                                                Left to Right:
                                                                                                                                         Art Taylor
  Call the Panhandle’s leading provider of non-medical                                                                                   Amos Peacemaker
                                                                                                                                         Andrew Fincham
 companion care, Guardian In Home Services, LLC                                                                                          Jack Malloy
                                                                                                                                         Gene Johnson
                                                                                                                                         (Kiwanis President)
 Guardian has been helping the area’s elderly stay in their homes, with                                                                  Kevin Knowles (Board
 assistance for the last 10 years. Our caregivers assist with activities of daily                                                        Member and Past Lt.
 living, light housekeeping, meal preparation, companionship and incidental                                                              Governor)
 transportation. Guardian can help out for as long or as little as needed. We
 are able to staff your care with a minimum of 4 hours coverage and up to 24
 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are there for you when you need us.                   Greg Janes of Best Homes and Rich and Patti Barrett of Barrett’s
                                                                                      Excavating & Hauling in Hedgesville, donated topsoil to use to replenish
                                                                                      the front lawn at the Senior Center. A HUGE thanks to the Kiwanis Club
                                                        Our office is located at:
                                                        5 Sader Dr., Inwood, WV       Members listed above for their hard work moving dirt and planting new
                                                                                      grass seed on Saturday, April 15th.
                                                            Office Hours:

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                                                       Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm
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Have you ever wondered when you go into a store to buy an item, if the
price asked is a reasonable one? Whether you are shopping for tools,
clothes, yard gear or whatever, you can get a comparison price before you
go shopping by logging on to the Internet. Even if you don’t buy on the
Internet you get the opportunity to see what your item is selling for.
Online you will probably have to pay additional for shipping and you may
find that it is cheaper to shop locally. Your item may not be available
locally, and then you can purchase it online. And it’s easy. All you have to
know are a few basic computer skills.
This brings me to the purpose of this document. Anybody, including
seniors, can learn to use the computer. Even if you don’t shop online, the
computer is an amazing source of information on every subject that you
can think of. At your beck and call you have a dictionary, thesaurus,
encyclopedia, do it yourself manuals, sports info, hobbies etc.
I haven’t mentioned playing games or corresponding via email. The reader
probably is already familiar with these uses of the computer,plus
downloading pictures from your digital camera and printing them on your
own printer whenever you want them.
Computers are part of our daily lives, from the self-checkout counter at
the grocery to the gas pump and voting machine. We can’t get away from
computers. As the old saying goes, if you can’t fight them, join them.
Computer classes at the Berkeley Senior Center are reasonably priced.
They are geared from the very beginner, to those more advanced such as
word processing, spread sheets and photo manipulation. They even offer a
short course on the Internet and a class on keeping your computer in good
running order.
Many seniors have already taken courses on the computer offered at
Berkeley Senior Center. Many of them have felt that the learning was very
worthwhile. You don’t have to be a whiz kid to learn computers and there
is a lot of individual instruction available in our classes at the Center
If I have convinced you to learn more about computers, sign up at the
Center. Classes begin again in September. Perhaps I’ll see you there.

                                              Frank Hamilton
                                              Volunteercomputer instructor

                                                                               REGISTRATION FORM MAIL TO: Berkeley Senior Services
                                                                               (304 263-8873) 217 N. High Street, Martinsburg, WV, 25401
                                                                               Participant Class Name Class Code Starting            Time          Location

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                                                                               Home Phone:___________Out of state tuition +$10.00

 Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                     Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                                Page 15
Those Daysand                                         rolling and then chase after it until it slowed down.
                                                      Then we would whop it again to get it going. Up and
                                                      down the road we’d go until the hoop got bent out of
                                                                                                                  playmates was Earl Reid, Junior. His nickname at
                                                                                                                  that time was simply Junior. Later, after he joined his
                                                                                                                  Dad, Earl Reid, Senior, in his welding business he
These Days                                            shape and we got out of breath. Not knowing any
                                                      better, we thought this was great fun.
                                                                                                                  was better known as “Lappy”. Junior was a few
                                                                                                                  years older than Merle and I, but we all were the best
By Donald G. Raney                                       Another fun toy was seasonal, available only in          of pals and had great fun. Junior came over one day
   Children are so much smarter “These Days” than the spring. We cut a supple five foot long branch               with a little three-inch long cast-iron car. It was
we were in “Those Days”. From a very early age from our wild cherry tree. Next we filled our pockets              painted bright yellow and had real wheels with
they have been exposed to all manner of educational with little green apples from the orchard across the          rubber tires. Well, it only had three wheels, but even
experiences. Sadly missing is that once-in-a-lifetime alley. (I bet some of you have already caught onto          with only three wheels, I had never laid eyes on
opportunity to just be a child and grow up this one). We would spear an apple onto the                            anything quite so splendid.
developing an imagination and the ability to sharpened end of the switch and using it as a whip,                      Junior unselfishly allowed Merle and me to take
improvise.                                            hurl the apple with great speed and force a country         turns playing with his yellow car while he used our
   As I was growing up, and perhaps some of you mile. Here I must pause to confess that there was a               imitation wood cars. Believe you me, we were in
reading this remember, that imagination and dark side to this innocent pastime.                                   hog heaven. Sometime later Mrs. Reid called Junior
improvising was the name of the game. I won’t            We had a neighbor, a Mrs. Hardy who lived on             to come home. He jumped up, dusted off his knees
belabor the point that we were dirt poor because we the other corner of our block in a house every bit as         and headed home. I called out, “Hey Junior, you
weren’t the only family back then that was paddling dilapidated as ours. Mrs. Hardy was a widow and               forgot your car”. Then he did something so big-
a leaky boat upstream without an oar. Store always wore long black dresses and a black bonnet.                    hearted and generous that I was flabbergasted. As he
“boughten” toys were out of the question. As kids, if She raised chickens in a little coop in the backyard        went over the hill he casually said, “You can have
we wanted something to play with, we had to use and considered them as her children. Each chicken                 it”.
our imagination and improvise to invent and had a name and she would converse with them at                            I kid you not, this was no small thing to a kid like
construct our own toys using whatever materials we length. The neighborhood kids considered her a                 me. I was now the owner of a real cast-iron toy car, a
could scare up.                                       witch and gave her a wide berth.                            treasure even though it only had three wheels. Over
   My brother Merle and I were the youngest of five      You know where I’m going now, don’t you? Ah              the years I have acquired this thing or that thing, but
boys and one girl, so we were thrown together as yes, Mrs. Hardy’s chicken coop was the target for                at that time of my life, the little yellow car ranked as
playmates and co-builders of our inventions. One of our green apple missiles. But, although we could              high as anything I owned. I wish I had it now.
our favorite toys required no building skills. It was heave our weapons of mass destruction almost to                 I believe that God in His infinite wisdom teaches
just an old steel barrel hoop and a wood stick. The Wilson Street, seldom did we hit our target. If by            us from a very early age that happiness is not how
object was to whop the hoop with the stick to get it accident we actually hit the coop, it sure created a         much we own or what we achieve, but how much
                                                                                  ruckus. Mrs. Hardy              we appreciate what He has freely given us - even if
                                                                                  would explode from her          it is only a little three wheeled toy car.
                                                                                  house and heap the                  This article is dedicated to my late wife Joie who
                                                                                  wrath of God upon our           was my best critic and proofreader. God bless us all
                                                                                  heads. Our Mom would            and Maranatha.
                                                                                  quickly appear on the
                                                                                  scene and administer
                                                                                  swift justice as befitting      GRANDMOTHERS
                                                                                  the crime. Perhaps it was
                                                                                  for the best that this little   PROVIDE SUPPORT?
                                                                                  project was seasonal.           Submitted by Ken Mays
                  Are you or someone you                                             There was a hill in             At one point during a game, the coach called
                                                                                  front of our house that         one of his 9-year-old baseball
                  know caring for someone                                         years earlier supported a          players aside and asked, “Do you understand
                                                                                  trolley car track. A            what cooperation is? What a team is?”
                  who is seriously ill?                                           trolley ran to a public            The little boy nodded in the affirmative.
                                                                                  park south of Sheridan             “Do you understand that what matters is
                                                                                  Avenue that was quite           whether we win or lose together as a team?”
                                                                                  popular at that time.              The little boy nodded yes.
                  Hospice of the Panhandle can help.                              Merle and I used this hill         “So,” the coach continued, “I’m sure you
                                                                                  to construct a make-            know, when an out is called, you shouldn’t
                  Give us a call.                                                 believe village. We             argue, curse, attack the umpire, or call him a
                                                                                  carved out roads in the         ‘peckerhead.’ Do you understand all that?”
                                                                                  dirt and dug caves for             Again the little boy nodded.
                                                                                  garages to park our cars.          He continued, “And when I take you out of
                                                      304-264-0406 Since we didn’t have                           the game so another boy gets a chance to play,
                                                                                  any “store boughten”            it’s not good sportsmanship to call your coach a
                                                      800-345-6538 cars, we used little                           ‘dumb-a__’ is it?”
                                                                                  blocks of wood to be our           Again the little boy nodded.
                                                      cars.                              “Good,” said the coach. “Now go over there
                                                                                     One of our neighbor          and explain all that to your grandmother.”

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THE EASTERN PANHANDLE FREE                                                      CORRECTION TO: Bothered by Junk Mail &
CLINIC INCREASES INCOME                                                         Phone Solicitations? from March/April Senior Spirit issue
                                                                               If you are receiving too many unwanted mailings and telephone calls,
GUIDELINES TO COVER THE                                                      there is a solution. According to the West Virginia State Attorney
                                                                             General’s Office you can remove your name, address, and telephone
UNINSURED                                                                    number from national mailing and telephone solicitation lists.
  On February 19, 2006, the Board of Directors of the Eastern Panhandle Free   To remove your name and address from national mailing lists, write a
Clinic voted to increase the income guidelines for acceptance into the Free letter to:
Clinic to 150% of poverty. With this increase, an individual making $15,315                Mail Preference Service, Post Office Box 643
per year or a family of four with an annual income of $30,975 would be
eligible for FREE medical care at the clinic. The clinic also takes into                                 Carmel, NY 10512-0643
consideration monthly medical bills and medications expenses when                    There is no new number listed for telephone Preference Service to
determining eligibility for the Clinic. Anyone who has not qualified in the past  remove your name and telephone number from telephone solicitation
is asked to call for a screening appointment to check your current eligibility.   lists, but there is a “Please do not email solicitations” web site to stop
   The Board of Directors made this decision in an attempt to provide care to as email:       
many persons as possible. The United States has an estimated 46.6 million
medically uninsured Americans, which is the highest percentage of uninsured            Please forgive us for any inconvenience this may have caused.
citizens of any industrialized country in the world. West Virginia has a higher
rate of uninsured citizens than the national average, with an estimated 322,000
uninsured West Virginians.
   Both the Institute of Medicine and the American College of Physicians have
found that the uninsured tend to live sicker and die prematurely, and the
Institute of Medicine estimated that there are 18,000 premature deaths each
year in the United States related to being uninsured. Frequently the uninsured
lack access to primary care, delay seeking care until their illness or conditions
are more severe, and when they do seek medical care it is frequently in more
expensive settings such as emergency rooms or hospitals.
   For more information about the Free Clinic, please call 304-724-6091 or
write to The Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic, 11065 Middleway Pike, Charles
Town, WV 25414.

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SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY                                                                                                  Heritage Day
Students Provide Program                                                                                             Berkeley County
                                                                                                                     Historical Society
for Seniors                                                                                                          General Adam Stephen
   The Leisure for the Aging Class from                                                                              Memorial Association
Shepherd University provided a program for
seniors at the Berkeley Senior Center on                                                                               Saturday, May 12, 2007
Tuesday, April 17th.                                                                                                   10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
   Part of their assignment was to come in before
Tuesday, on an individual basis, and observe and                                                                        The General Adam Stephen Memorial
interact with the seniors during programming                                                                         Association and the Berkeley County
and activities. Some took part in line dancing,                                                                      Historical Society are sponsoring the second
Tai chi, exercise and fun. One even took a lesson                                                                    annual “Heritage Day” on Saturday, May 12,
in playing bridge!                                                                                                   2007 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event
   On Tuesday, they set up stations around the                                                                       will be celebrated at the General Adam
auditorium for trivia, Pictionary, paper football,                                                                   Stephen House at 309-313 East John Street
kareoke, and word search. This is a fine group of                                                                    and the Belle Boyd House at 126 East Race
energetic young people, full of enthusiasm and                                                                       Street and at Boydville at 601 S. Queen Street
heart for their mission. The seniors and students                                                                    in Martinsburg. The Adam Stephen House,
always enjoy this time together and what a great                                                                     Triple Brick Museum, and the tunnel will be
way to combine the generations in our                                                                                open for tours along with Boydville and the
community.                                                                                                           Belle Boyd House with its adjoining rose and
                                                                                         Kareoke fun for seniors     herb gardens. Belle Boyd and Adam Stephen
                                                                                                                     will appear for the occasion. There will also
                                                                                                                     be French and Indian War, Revolutionary
                                                                                                                     War, and Civil War reenactors, live musical
                                                                                                                     entertainment, and games for children at all
                                                                                                                     three places. Lunch will be for sale at the
                                                                                                                     Adam Stephen House and Boydville, and free
                                                                                                                     anniversary cake will be available at the Belle
                                                                                                                     Boyd House. Free trolley tours will be
                                                                                                                     offered between all three locations and to the
                                                                                                                     nine historic districts of Martinsburg.
                                                                                                                          Admission to Heritage Day
           Shepherd students play Pictionary                                                 A Word Search                         is free.
Thanks to all and come back and visit soon!                                                                                   For further information, call
Professors Stacey Kendig and Carolyn Thomas.                        Darnell Sprueu, Nahome Mazorsia, Jason Creek,                 (304) 267-4713
  Students Emily Cumberland, Megan Albert,                          Sabrina Faircloth, Brent Hall, Meghan Sparrow,                      or
Nicole Blacke, Darrell Wolfe, Josh Pool, Heather                    Michael Griffec, Mike Heatwole, Michael Hill,                 (304) 267-4434
R. Wright, Jon Miller, Anthony Kerere, Lifuefi                      Amy Potts, Andre Henderson, Taros Harris,
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    Berkeley Senior Services Provides                                                                                                                       Terri Beach,
    QUALITY IN-HOME CARE TO ASSIST SENIORS WITH:                                                                                                            Care
     • BATHING • GROOMING • MEAL PREPARATION                                                                                                                Nurse
     • LIGHT CHORES • LAUNDRY • NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT                                                                                                          Ext. 109
    The staff at Berkeley Senior Services is dedicated to keeping clients healthy, comfortable and independent in their homes
    for as long as possible and provide quality, compassionate services to Seniors, Disabled and Workers Comp in need in our
    community. Terri Beach, our RN Supervisor, Tammy Pittsnogle, In-Home Care Coordinator, and a Fantastic team of In-
    Home Care Aides( Linda Adams, Paula Adams*, Joy Anderson, Barbara Asgari, Sylvia Banks, Kelly Barnes, Judy Barrett,
    Marsalis Basey, Tina Baumgardner, Janice Birckhead, Marlene Boarman, Juli Brown, Melissa Boyer, Kandi Buck,                   Ext. 119
    Dorothy Butts, Tammy Cafferky, Debbie Carter, Joan Dieterich, Alice Dorsey, Lee Fowler, Jackie Galbraith, Carla James*,
    Tonia Jones, Ruth Lacy, Sonny Martin, Jodi Mcguire,Stacey Pennell*, Leslie Pitters, Maggie Robinson, Lisa Roche,                Tammy
    Tiffany Rockwell, Melody Sharff, Shirley Spriggs, Susan Twigg*, Patti Waldron*, Amy Wellman*, Margaret Wybieracki )          Pittsnogle,
                                                                                                                              In-Home Care
    make their CLIENTS THEIR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY! *Welcome new aides!                                                           Coordinator
    Our caregivers are trained in CPR, First Aid, Blood Born Pathogens (An 8-Hour OSHA Standards Training), and it is mandatory for our caregivers to attend a
    class the first Thursday of every month for updates on health issues. They also receive state to state background checks, fingerprinting and a TB test is required.
    The Hepatitis B Vaccine is offered but not mandatory.
                                           NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! WE TRAIN! • IN-HOMECARE (263-8873)
    DO YOU NEED IN-HOME CARE FOR YOURSELF OR A LOVED ONE? To be eligible for In-Home Care Services you must meet certain medical and
    financial guidelines. We want the best for you and are ready to help you.
    Become part of our Fantastic team by being a client, In-Home Care Aide or a Certified Nursing Assistant by contacting Terri at ext. 109 or Tammy at ext. 119,
    Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
                                                     NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! WE TRAIN!

                                                         Adult Day Services is interested in better serving
Family Caregiver                                         family caregivers in the community. Please
                                                         complete the following survey (elaborating as
                                                         needed) and return at your earliest convenience to
Need/Interest Survey                                     BSS Adult Day Services, 217 N. High St.
                                                         Martinsburg, WV 25404

Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                            Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                                         Page 19
        Berkeley Senior Services - May 2007 Events

FUN & GAMES AT THE SENIOR CENTER                                                                      Remembering Those Who Gave It All
Beginners Bridge every Thursday at 11:00         Duplicate Bridge: 4th Thursday of each month
in the Senior Center Fitness Room
Call Jean 262-3835 or Peggy 876-0751
CHESS: Interested in a Game? Looking for an
                                                 at 12:30 pm until 4:00 pm. Call Linda at 274-
                                                 6576 for more information.
                                                 Bingo: Come and enjoy a fun and exciting game
                                                                                                      MEMORIAL DAY
Opponent? Signup Sheets are at the Senior
Center Lobby Desk.
                                                 of Bingo on Monday mornings from 10:00 to
                                                 11:30 am. Players are asked to bring a small         MAY 28, 2007
Bridge: At the Senior Center- Every Monday       item for a prize (paper products, canned goods,
from 12:30 pm to 3:45 pm, for experienced        dish detergent, etc.) Two FREE cards and two
players. Call Peggy Swope at 876-0751 for more   paid cards at .25 cents and one paper card for .25
information.                                     cents (This Bingo wins a mystery door prize)
Beginners Bridge: Keep your brain active and     Pinochle: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays
have fun learning and playing beginners bridge   from 12:45pm until 4:00 pm.
every Thursday at 11:00 am. For more             Beginners Welcome! For more information
information, please call Jean at 262-3835.       about Bingo, Pinochle or any other games please
                                                 call Rhonda at 263-8873.

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        Berkeley Senior Services - June 2007 Events

             E.G.O.                            Depart 6:30 am Cost: $40 per person
                                               Breakfast and Dinner on own
                                               Saturday, June 23, Phantom of the Opera
                                                                                                     Thursday, November 1, The Pennsylvania
                                                                                                     Opry, at Mercersburg, PA
                                                                                                     Lunch at The Antrim House Restaurant and
ENJOY GROWING OLDER                            at the Kennedy Center                                 “Special Gospel Christmas Show”
Annual Dues:           $10.00                  Depart 10:30 am Cost: $115.00                         Depart 10:30 am Cost $75.00 per person
Monthly Dinner: $10.00 per Person              Payment due 5/21/07                                   Come into the Senior Center and explore our
EGO holds a catered Dinner Meeting at the Sunday, July 22, Cruise to Tangier Island, VA              books and flyers on vacations and day trips
Senior Center the 3rd Monday of each month. A narrated boat cruise from Crisfield, MD to             (Front Lobby Desk coffee table)
There is a scheduled speaker or entertainment. Tangier Island, VA and a family style seafood
                                               lunch at the Chesapeake House
BUS TRIPS 2007                                 Depart 7:30 am Cost: $104.00
                                               Friday, October 12-13, Almost Heaven Elkins, WV
CONTACT ROSE STRALEY                           Ride the new Tygart Flyer Train taking you on a
P.O. Box 1060                                  journey into areas that are noted for their natural
Falling Waters, WV 25419                       beauty. A box lunch will be served on the train.
(304-274-1125)                                 You can visit The Rail and Trail Store. Dinner
Tuesday, June 5, Shopping Trip to will be at the Graceland Mansion.
“Hamrick’s” Roanoke, VA                        Depart 6:30 am Cost: $210.00, Cost includes all       400 W. King St. • Martinsburg
                                               taxes, gratuities and luggage handling.
10% Discount Coupon and a “special gift”                                                             (304) 267-8220
 Wednesday, May 2, 2007                                  Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                    Page 21
                      May Lunch

Berkeley Senior Services offers a nutritious hot lunch Monday through Friday for our beloved senior citizens.
Often this is the only adequate meal these folks have during the day. This program costs BSS $1,800 monthly.
This is over the current funding from the state and other resources. So you can see, we have a critical need for
your support for this important service. We are inviting you to become a “Senior Center Lunch Partner”. As
a “Senior Center Lunch Partner” you will help provide financial assistance to subsidize the costs.
   For more information, contact Richard Yauger, The Lunch Program Committee Chair,
                          (267-6058 or
                Our Lunch Partner Program has received
                      $450 since October 1, 2006!
  A Huge THANK YOU to those who gave to the Lunch Partner Program since our last publication:
                                             June and Raymond Gano

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              June Lunch

  SERVICES NEEDS YOUR                                        IN MEMORY OF or IN HONOR OF:
   In order to continue to provide                           _________________
     quality service to seniors!                                                (NAME OF LOVED ONE)

       Please check amount:                                 Name: _________________________________
          ____ $25 ____ $35 ____$50 ____Other               Address: _______________________________
    If you would like to make your gift “In                 Address: _______________________________
  Memory of or In Honor of” a loved one,
 please specify and fill in the name(s), and                Phone: _________________________________
         send this in with your check.
                                                                          Please send your contributions to:
  Thank You For Your Generous Support!                      Berkeley Senior Services, 217 North High St., Martinsburg, WV 25404
                                                                             (Make checks payable to Berkeley Senior Services)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007                          Buyers Guide Senior Spirit                                                       Page 23
                                                                                          April Employee of the Month             AARP Representative, Violet Rice,
                                                                                                 Kathy McIntyre                files taxes for seniors electtronically

         March King & Queen
      Bill Allen and Dorothy May
                                                   April King & Queen
                                               Hugh Stabler and Marian Ryan                    Free Hearing Tests
                                                                                                                        set for
                                                              Easter Celebration
                                                                                           Senior Spirit Readers
                                                              on April 6th                                         age 50+
                                                                                             Free electronic hearing tests will be given on May 22,
                                                                                          23 and 24 to readers of the Senior Spirit at 319 S.
                                                                                          Raleigh Street in Martinsburg.
                                                                                             The tests have been arranged for anyone who suspects
                                                                                          they are losing their hearing. Such persons generally say
                                                                                          they can hear but cannot understand words. Testing
                                                                                          with the latest computerized equipment will indicate if
                                                                                          you can be helped.
                                                                                             Everyone, especially adults over 50, should have an
                                                                                          electronic hearing test at least once a year. If there is a
                                                                                          hearing problem, hearing tests may reveal that newly
                                                                                          developed methods of correction will help, even for
                                                                                          those who have been told in the past that a hearing aid
                                                                                          would not help them. If you suspect you have hearing
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                                                                                          loss, call for a free hearing test appointment. Our
       L to R: Kay Barrett, Fran Unger, Darlene Bauserman, Barbara Kwiatkoski
                                                                                          licensed specialists are trained in the latest auditory
                                                                                          testing methods and will be the first ones to tell you if
                                                                                          you don’t need a hearing aid. If you do have a hearing
                                                                                          loss, we will explain your results and provide you with a
                                                                                          list of options.
                                                                                            If you suspect even a minor hearing loss,don’t let it go
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                                                                                          8:30 am to 4:30 pm and evenings by appointment.

    No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be
otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. Any participants,
believing they have been discriminated against, have the right to file a complaint.
                                                                                                            Martinsburg, WV
    It is the policy of this organization to anticipate and avoid the occurrence of                              319 S. Raleigh St.
complaints or grievances of participants and to respond promptly to any which may
arise. Call the Director to schedule an informal discussion to attempt to resolve the
                                                                                                                 (304) 267-4181
complaint. If the complaint cannot be resolved, then ask for a Participant Grievance                 
Form to complete and a copy of the procedure you will need to follow.                           Serving Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C.

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