A N EWSLETTER P UBLISHED FOR E AST L ONGMEADOW S ENIORS JULY 2011
P LEASANT V IEW S ENIOR N EWS
E AST L ONGMEADOW COUNCIL ON A GING C AROLYN F. B RENNAN , D IRECTOR
328 N ORTH M AIN S TREET 8:00 A . M . - 4:00 P . M . D AILY
E AST L ONGMEADOW , MA 01028-1870 P HONE : 525-5436 F AX : 526-9746
WWW . EASTLONGMEADOWMA . GOV CBRENNAN @ EASTLONGMEADOWMA . GOV
N EW P ROGRAMS FOR S UMMER M ONTHS
Special Note: To better reflect meal is $3. These new guide- BINGO” ($5); AUG 9th, “Lunch
the people the COA serves, the lines will help you balance calo- and Movie;” AUG 16th,
Board voted to change the name ries, learn which foods to increase “Afternoon at the Fair;” and AUG
of our monthly newsletter, effec- or decrease, as well as how to 23rd, “Games from the Past.”
tive this month. We are confi- increase your activity levels. Sign up for lunch and stay for
dent this will draw more readers Dates are JUL 12th (Breakfast), some fun!
to see the variety of services and JUL 19th (Lunch), and JUL Friendship Club BINGO:
programs that we offer here at 26th (Dinner). Register for one,
The Friendship Club will play
the Pleasant View Senior Center. two or all three events by calling
525-5436. BINGO on THURS following
Dining with Lissa & Sandy: lunch at 12:30 p.m. throughout
Learn about the USDA’s new Beat the Heat: Coming in the summer. If coming for
Food Guidelines through a pro- AUG, we will have a special lunch, please remember to sign
gram to be held this month three event on Tuesdays as a way to up in advance. Don’t forget the
TUES at noon. Meals will be beat the heat! Come in and enjoy
Friendship Club’s Ice Cream
prepared that incorporate the lunch and summertime activities
Social on JUL 21st, and Sum-
new “My Plate” concept. Space while you stay cool. Tentative
is limited to ten, cost of each schedule is AUG 2nd, “Super mer Reunion on AUG 18th.
O UTREACH - J ANICE M ICHAELIS , B.S, M ONDAY - F RIDAY , 8 AM TO 4 PM , 525-5424,
JMICHAELIS @ EASTLONGMEADOWMA . GOV
Important SNAP Benefit: If American Red Cross: Blood ceived assistance last winter,
you receive food stamps you Donors needed! Get a coupon you should be watching for your
may be eligible for extra benefits for a FREE carton of Friendly’s application to come in the mail
- if you lost food during the Ice Cream if you donate blood this summer.
power outage, call Janice @ 525 on SAT, JUL 16th @ the Sen- Commodities: Our next dis-
-5424 for the necessary claim ior Center from 9 AM - 2 PM. tribution of commodities will be
forms to complete. Call 1-800-733-2767 to sched- WED, AUG 17th from 1:00 -
Farmer’s Market Coupons ule an appointment. Walk-ins 3:00 PM. If you don’t have a
are here! Call Janice @ 525- welcome, positive ID required. ticket, fill out paperwork in our
5424. Given on a first come, Fuel Assistance: If you re- office showing proof of need.
first served basis.
P AGE 2 P LEASANT V IEW S ENIOR N EWS
DONATIONS AND PROGRAM INFORMATION
Car Donation Program: The The Spoken Word Writing Zumba/Zumba Gold: New
East Longmeadow COA an- Workshop: We are taking Zumba classes beginning MON,
nounces the receipt of our first sign-ups for this innovative JUL 11 @ 4:00 PM. Cost is $30
check of $1,521 from the workshop run by Jeff Winston for six weeks, payable to Instruc-
Meals on Wheels Associa- (www.tapyourtruth.com) tor Kelly Phillips. Classes will be
tion of America’s Car Dona- scheduled to begin TUES, JUL a combination of traditional
tion Program. As a member 12th from 10:00 - 11:30 AM. Zumba and Zumba Gold so that
of MOWAA, we are registered You will have the opportunity to various fitness levels can be met.
to participate in the car pro- write about stories most mean- Chair Massage: Schedule you
gram. To donate a car, call 888- ingful to you, about your place 15 minute appointment to be
669-5271, or visit in this world, and how you feel held at the Senior Center with
www.mowaa.org/donatemycar. about the world around you. Licensed massage therapist Gin-
The program accepts ALL cars, You will then put your own nie Levine. Cost is $10. Dates
trucks, motorcycles, RV’s, re- voice to your words. You may and times are JUL 7th, from
gardless of the condition of the also share pieces written outside 9:00 - 11:00 AM, and JUL 21st,
vehicles. Towing is free to the of the workshop as well. Every- from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon.
donor; all vehicles that are do- one will have a chance to give Memorial Donations: Thank
nated must have a clean title. positive feedback to the reader. you to those who remembered our cen-
The COA delivers over 70 Cost is $20 per week or $105 ter with donations in memory of:
meals a day by volunteers, and for the six-week session. Call Jean E. Drew: Natalie Nelson,
the program is totally self- 525-5436 to sign up. Sheila & Thomas Desellier, Laird &
funded through donations, Super BINGO! The COA has Sandy Wiggin; Joan Stack, Aida
grants, and participant’s volun- Mageau, David & Anna Pond, Bill &
scheduled its next super BINGO
tary contributions. If you would Beth Cox, William & Libby Leavy,
party for WED, JUL 13th.
like more information about do- Mr. & Mrs. Bronislaw Sajdak, Diane
Cost is $5 which includs five Donahue, and Judy & Bob Viamari;
nating a vehicle to our Meals on BINGO cards and light refresh-
Wheels program, please call Regina Rivenburgh: Sylvia
ments. Sign up with payment in Cook; Harry McGill: Alan & Pat
Carolyn Brennan @ 525-5436, the Senior Center office.
ext. 1401. Dudley.
THE DEB TAYLOR TEAM Hampden Hearing Center
OF PROFESSIONAL REALTORS
200 North Main Street
REAL LIVING REALTY PROFESSIONALS North Building • Suite 103
Licensed in MA & CT East Longmeadow • 525-7979
DAVID G. CARLSON Advertise your business here! Our News-
ATTORNEY AT LAW letter is delivered with The Reminder each
Estate Planning • Wills & Trusts • Probate of Estates
month to East Longmeadow households.
200 NORTH MAIN STREET • SUITE 6 Call Stephanie for details,
EAST LONGMEADOW, MA 01028 525-5436, ext. 1404
Tel. (413) 525-1313 Fax (413) 525-7272
E AST L ONGMEADOW COUNCIL ON A GING P AGE 3
H EALTH AND W ELLNESS - L ISSA F ONTAINE , R.N., M ON /W ED , 8 AM TO 2 PM ,
THURSDAY , 8 AM TO 3 PM , 525-5436, X 1407, LFONTAINE @ EASTLONGMEADOWMA . GOV
Arthritis Exercise Classes: Capuano Care: FREE blood is JUL 12th. Home visits by
Continuing through the sum- pressure, glucose and total cho- nurses available for $45. Call
mer on MON @ 10:30 AM, lesterol screenings, 1st FRI of 525-5436 for appointment.
THURS @ 9:00 and 10:30 each month, 8 - 9 AM. Fasting Fitness Center: MON - FRI,
AM. Call Lissa to register @ required for 12 hours previous 8 AM - 4 PM. Pick up forms in
525-5436, ext. 1407. Space is for glucose and cholesterol. the COA office. Instruction on
limited. Next date is JUL 1st. equipment use with Lissa Fon-
Alzheimer’s and Related Chair Massage: Call 525- taine, R.N. required prior to
Disorders Support Group: 5436 for a 15 minute appoint- use. Multi-use cards; $10/20
3rd TUES of each month from ment with Ginnie Levine, LMT visits, E.L. residents; $15/20
3 - 4 PM. Facilitated by Mary on JUL 7th, 9:00 11:00 AM, visits non-residents.
Ann Stout. JUL 19th. or on JULY 21st, 9:00 AM to Blood Pressure: with Lissa
Better Hearing Clinic: 12:00 PM. Cost is $10. Fontaine, R.N., MON, WED,
Baystate Hearing Aid Centers, Footcare/Pedicare by THURS, 8 AM - 9 AM, or by
3rd WED, 15 min. appts. from appt: 2nd TUES of each appointment, 525-5436.
10 AM - 12 PM. JUL 20th. month, Cost is $28. Next date
A CTIVITIES AND P ROGRAMS - S ANDY G RABIERZ , P ROGRAM AND V OLUNTEER
C OORDINATOR M ON - F RI , 8 AM - 4 PM , 525-5436, X 1406, SGRABIERZ @ EASTLONGMEADOWMA . GOV
Art Class: FRI, 9 - Dominoes: FRI, 1 PM. Line Dancing Class: Tai Chi: TUES, 9 AM,
11:30 AM w/Jeff Kern. Exercise: MON/WED, FRI, 4 PM, $3/class. drop-in, no cost. (First
$15 per class. 9 AM/FRI, 8:45 AM. Mah Jongg: TUES @ Congregational Church.)
Ballroom Dance: 1st Suggested donation $3 per 1:00 PM. Tap Dance: TUES @ 7
& 3rd MON, 1:30 PM month or .50 per class. Manicures: by appt. PM, Intermed.; 8 PM,
($2.50 per person.) French: WED, 11 AM, 2nd & 4th THURS w/ Advanced. Six weeks/
Baystate Deaf Seniors: no meetings in JUL or AUG. licensed esthetician. Next $35, $30 for 60+. Diane
WED, 10 AM. dates are JUL 14th & 28th. Shields, 218-2375.
Horseshoes: Open for
Book Club: Last TUES/ the season. Morning Glory Walk- Trivia: THURS, 10 AM.
month, 10:30 AM. SEPT Jewelry Class: 1st ers: MON/WED/FRI, Writing Workshop:
reading is Lake of Dreams, MON each month, 9:30 8 AM. Meeting 2nd “The Spoken Word,” with
by Kim Edwards. AM, $3, supplies extra. MON @ 9 AM. Jeff Winston, $105/six
BOCCE: Open for the Resumes in OCT (special class Needlework: FRI, 1 PM weeks or $20 per week.
season - group meets in SEPT, date & cost TBD) Pitch: 2nd & 4th, 5th Zumba/Zumba Gold:
WED @ 10:00 AM. Legal Consultations: MON, begins 12:30 PM. MON, 4 PM, beginning
Cribbage: WED & FRI, 3rd TUES by appt. w/ JUL 11th. 6 weeks for
Scrabble: MON, 1 PM. $30.
10 AM. Attorney Dave Carlson.
Next date is SEPT 20th.
Please reserve lunch 24 hours To reserve van, call 739-7436 or 866-
in advance, call 525-5436.
Served 12 noon. JULY 2011 277-7741. $2.50 each zone/20 tick-
et pkg, $47.50, sold in our office.
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
1 BBQ Chicken
to Change ****Indicates Walkers 8:00
1% Milk served daily high sodium Capuano Care 8:00
Art Class 9:00
Line Dancing Class 4:00
4 Closed for the 5 Turkey Cutlet w/ 6 Pulled Pork 7 Roast Beef w/Gravy 8 American Chop Suey
4th of July Cranberry Relish Sandwich
Chair Massage (appt.) Walkers 8:00
Walkers 8:00 Arthritis Exercise 9, 10:30 Art Class 9:00
Tai Chi 9:00 (First Exercise 9:00 Trivia 10:00 Exercise 8:45
Congregational Church) Pinochle 9:30 Friendship Club BINGO Cribbage 10:00
Mah Jongg 1:00 BOCCE 10:00 12:30 Dominoes 1:00
Tap Dance 7:00, 8:00 Cribbage 10:00 Needlework 1:00
Deaf Seniors 10:00 Line Dancing Class 4:00
Pool Instruction 10:00
11 Pier 17 Fish 12 Garlic Baked Chick- 13 Swedish Meatballs 14 Veal Parmesan 15 Pork Patty w/Gravy
Walkers 8:00 Walkers 8:00 Arthritis Exercise 9, 10:30 Walkers 8:00
Exercise 9:00 Footcare/Pedicare/Appt. Exercise 9:00 Trivia 10:00 Exercise 8:45
MGW Meeting 9:00 COA Board Meeting 9:00 Pinochle 9:30 Manicures (appt.) Art Class 9:00
Arthritis Exercise 10:30 Tai Chi 9:00 (First BOCCE 10:00 Friendship Club BINGO Cribbage 10:00
Scrabble 1:00 Congregational Church) Cribbage 10:00 12:30 Dominoes 1:00
Pitch 12:30 Spoken Word Workshop Deaf Seniors 10:00 Needlework 1:00
Zumba begins 4:00 10:00 - 11:30 Pool Instruction 10:00 Line Dancing Class 4:00
Dining w/Sandy & Lissa Super BINGO 1:00 ($5)
12:00 - Breakfast plate
Paper Recycle Mah Jongg 1:00
18 Macaroni n’ 19 Baked Pollock 20 Cheeseburger w/ 21 Roast Turkey w/ 22 Chicken Salad w/
Cheese Lettuce & Tomato Stuffing ($3) Salad Bar
Tai Chi 9:00 (First
Walkers 8:00 Congregational Church) Walkers 8:00 Chair Massage (appt.) Walkers 8:00
Exercise 9:00 Spoken Word Workshop Exercise 9:00 Arthritis Exercise 9, 10:30 Exercise 8:45
Arthritis Exercise 10:30 10:00 - 11:30 Pinochle 9:30 Trivia 10:00 Art Class 9:00
Scrabble 1:00 Dining w/Sandy & Lissa BOCCE 10:00 Friendship Club - Ice Cribbage 10:00
Ballroom Dance 1:30 12:00 - Lunch plate Cribbage 10:00 Cream Social & BINGO Dominoes 1:00
Zumba 4:00 Mah Jongg 1:00 Deaf Seniors 10:00 12:30 Needlework 1:00
Alzheimer’s Support 3:00 Pool Instruction 10:00 Line Dancing Class 4:00
Container Recycle Tap Dance 7:00, 8:00 Hearing Screenings 10:00
25 Stuffed Shells w/ 26 Chicken Cacciatore 27 Baked Fish Floren- 28 Baked Ham w/ 29 Cold Cut Grinder
Lemon Honey Yogurt tine Raisin Sauce
Tai Chi 9:00 (First Walkers 8:00
Walkers 8:00 Congregational Church) Walkers 8:00 Arthritis Exercise 9, 10:30 Exercise 8:45
Exercise 9:00 Spoken Word Workshop Exercise 9:00 Trivia 10:00 Art Class 9:00
Arthritis Exercise 10:30 10:00 - 11:30 Pinochle 9:30 Manicures (appt.) Cribbage 10:00
Scrabble 1:00 Dining w/Sandy & Lissa BOCCE 10:00 Friendship Club BINGO Dominoes 1:00
Pitch 12:30 12:00 - Dinner plate Cribbage 10:00 12:30 Needlework 1:00
Zumba 4:00 Mah Jongg 1:00 Deaf Seniors 10:00 Line Dancing Class 4:00
Tap Dance 7:00, 8:00 Pool Instruction 10:00