A N EWSLETTER P UBLISHED         FOR   E AST L ONGMEADOW S ENIORS                  JULY 2011

 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,

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

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-                                (              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                              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
                              Elder Issues
                                                                                 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

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
       Menu Subject
        to Change                                             ****Indicates                                     Walkers 8:00
                              1% Milk served daily             high sodium                                      Capuano Care 8:00
                                                                                                                Exercise 8:45
                                                                                                                Art Class 9:00
                                                                                                                Cribbage 10:00
                                                                                                                Dominoes 1:00
                                                                                                                Needlework 1:00
                                                                                                                Line Dancing Class 4:00
      Paper Recycle

 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

     Container Recycle

 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

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