Prince William Senior Center at Manassas
9320 Mosby St., Manassas, VA 20110
A Program of the Prince William Area Agency on Aging
Saturday, November 7th
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Prince William Senior Center at Manassas
9320 Mosby St, Manassas
(off Grant Ave., across from the Adult Detention Center or
off Rte. 28, turn on West Courthouse between the Social
Security office and the Habitat for Humanity Restore.)
Beautiful handmade crafts, holiday decorations,
homemade baked goods, and our annual raffle.
Also, our annual RUMMAGE SALE!
(Accepting donations through November 6th)
Friends of the Prince William Senior Center @ Manassas
For further information call 703-792-6405
EXERCISE and DANCE OFFERINGS 1st ANNUAL MANASSAS SENIOR
Lifetime Fitness I - M*, W, F* 10:00 a.m.
CENTER HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT
During the Bazaar & Rummage Sale
Stand Tall, Don’t Fall - Tu, Th 9:10 & 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Chair Exercise - Wed 12:30 p.m.
If you are interested in playing in the tournament,
Gentle Yoga – Tu 11:00 a.m. there is a sign up sheet on the main bulletin board.
GENTLE YOGA HAS BEEN CANCELLED
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
Tai Chi – M* 9:10 a.m. GENERAL ELECTION
Tai Chi for Health – Wed 2:00 p.m. Don’t forget to vote at the General Election on
November 3, 2009.
* These classes have nominal charges. In addition
to these exercise classes, the following dance For more information, visit the Registrar of
classes are offered: Voters’ website at www.pwcgov.org/vote or call
their office at 703-792-6470.
Line Dancing - M, Tu, Th 10:00 a.m.
Dance Movement - Wed 3:00 p.m.
Tap Dance - F 3:00 p.m. OUTREACH
Friday, November 6th at 12:30 p.m.
There are times when classes must be rescheduled
or cancelled due to room availability. Also, our Claims representative Julio Alvarado will have
dancers often are in the community performing. outreach hours at the senior center in Manassas on
Please check with those instructors if you’re November 6th. If you are approaching retirement,
unsure of a schedule change. presently receiving benefits, and or would like
to apply for benefits, this is a great opportunity to
get hands-on experience and information using the
Social Security OnLine website.
NAME THAT TUNE
Most Wednesdays ♫♪♫ Mr. Alvarado is bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
If you have been joining the Wednesday lunch FRIENDS OF THE SENIOR CENTER
crowd, you already know that music has become
part of the cleanup. Linda (our cook) has decided
to spice things up by conducting a quick version of
“Name That Tune.” It’s all in fun, but Linda will
be awarding prizes to those that jump in first!
BLUEBIRD TRIPS Anna Ryman
All of our upcoming BLUEBIRD TOURS are
posted on the lobby bulletin board, and are
available for pick up at the reception desk.
Check them out!
ACOUSTIC GUITARIST TO PERFORM WAIST AWAY!
Late Opening Today Wednesday November 18th ONLY
Center Opens at 11:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Waist Away! welcomes new members who are
Friday, November 13, 2009
interested in making healthy eating choices and
Entertainment @ 4:00 p.m.
maintaining a healthy weight.
Dinner @ 5:00 p.m.
Mark Bedell, acoustic guitarist, will be our
featured performer tonight. Mark has been playing HEALTH SCREENING
the acoustic guitar for over 22 years and will play
Blood Pressure / Glucose
instrumental selections from the ragtime era to the
present. Thursday, November 5th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Sign up in the office for this performance on
Friday, November 13th at 4:00 p.m. Sit back and
relax while Mark entertains us and then enjoy a
Chicken Cordon Bleu dinner at 5:00 p.m.
BLOOD PRESSURE BASICS
Tuesday, November 3rd, 11:00 a.m.
THE TURKEYS YOU KNOW AND
Presenter – Ronit Goncalves, RN
HAVE LEARNED TO LOVE
Friday, November 20th, 11:00 a.m. Come for a discussion of what your blood pressure
Guest Speaker - Vicki Graham, Director, ACTS numbers mean and tips for maintaining your blood
Helpline pressure at a healthy level. At the conclusion there
will be a fun game of Blood Pressure Bingo!
Come join Vicki Graham for a lively discussion on
using the holidays to enhance relationships with
family and friends. The holidays can be a stressful
time for some as family gets together, however,
HEALTHY HOLIDAY EATING
(for those with Diabetes and others)
with a positive outlook and tips from Ms. Graham
Wednesday, November 18th, 11:00 a.m.
you'll be ready to enjoy the holidays.
Special Guest – Kathy Reily, Dietician, Certified
Prince William Health System
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesday, November 18th at 11:00 a.m. We are pleased to have Kathy Reily join us to
discuss Healthy Holiday Eating for those who have
Whether you’ve had a stroke or have a family
diabetes or those determined to enjoy the festive
member or friend who has had a stroke, come join
others in similar situations. You will find stroke
survivors who have taken control of their lives and
Since food is an important part of holidays, Ms.
continue to enjoy the things that mean the most to
Reily will share strategies for healthy eating and
them. One of our Senior Center members, Sam
recipe makeover ideas.
Aylesworth, a stroke survivor himself, is
facilitating the Stroke Support Group.
FRIENDS OF THE SENIOR CENTER
Thursday, November 19th The Friends of the Senior Center are embarking on
a holiday food drive to help other seniors in our
2 seatings community that are in need. The Friends will
sponsor a collection box in the front lobby, and are
11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
collecting non-perishable foods and small personal
$1.00 holds your reservation
Keep in mind, please, that many of the seniors in
The staff at Verizon cordially invites the community are living alone or with one other
everyone to join them as they host our person. Therefore, we are asking that you
annual Thanksgiving Dinner. This event is consider size when donating items. Please donate
small, non-perishable items such as small cans of
always a great day – wonderful food,
vegetables and soups, individual serving sizes of
companionship, and entertainment, fill the small canned meat and fish, smaller boxes of rice,
day as one of the biggest events of the year instant potatoes, cereals, puddings, jello, and
takes place. individual or small cans or boxes of juice
concentrate, teas, coffees and hot chocolate.
Due to popular demand for this event, we
Your donations will go far toward making the
hold two seatings. We hope that this will
holiday season much happier for those in need!
alleviate much of the “hurry up and wait” The Friends of the Senior Center will make up the
that has happened in years past, and make baskets, with referrals coming from our social
the day more enjoyable for all. workers at the Agency on Aging. The Friends will
add a grocery gift certificate to each basket to help
Be sure to stop in the office to make your the individual have a well balanced meal, complete
with fresh produce and meats!
reservation for a delicious dinner and
receive your timed ticket. Please…NO glass containers and watch for
**Please note that ALL regularly scheduled
activities will be cancelled on this date.** The food collection will take place throughout
November and December.
Thank you all for contributing!
BRAIN FITNESS! CENTERPIECE
Monday, November 30th
A new memory-enhancing class
Another class coming Join us in welcoming back Gillian Quintana and
Monday, November 16th members from the Country Side Garden Club, as
9:30 – 12:00 noon they help us prepare for the season with our
Marianne Nigreville traditional Fresh Evergreens Centerpiece class.
$20.00 Wouldn’t you like to create your very own
everlasting arrangement that, with just a little bit of
Basic computer skills are necessary to enroll! care, will last throughout the holiday season?
An assortment of fresh evergreens – pine, cedar,
A.A.R.P. MEETING boxwood, magnolia and holly, will be provided,
NOTICE THE DIFFERENT DATE AND TIME FOR THIS MONTH
along with the floral foam needed. As in the past,
we’ll also have fresh flowers available for you to
Thursday, November 12th at 1:30 p.m. add to your centerpiece. Enrollees will need to
The AARP meeting will be held on Thursday, bring a container for their creation, or the
November 12th at 1:30 p.m. bottom of a 2 – liter soda bottle, scissors or
garden shears, and any small decorations you
may want to add to personalize your
Throughout the past years, participants have used
special dishes of their own, added candles,
figurines, and anything that adds just “that special
SAVE THIS DECEMBER DATE: unique touch”.
December 7, 2009
Sign-up begins November 23rd! Please sign up early, as class size is limited to 10
Supervisor Wally Covington’s Annual Holiday people.
CELEBRATE NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
Friday, November 20th
November 9th – How Green Was My Valley
Please join us for our monthly birthday celebration
following lunch on the second Friday of every
November 23rd – Dr. Dolittle
month. If you have a birthday in the current
month, be sure to stop by the office and put your
name in for the birthday drawing. The Friends of
the Senior Center contribute a gift certificate for
one lucky winner every month, but you must CANCELLATIONS
register prior to the birthday celebration. IN NOVEMBER:
The winner at the October Birthday celebration: SOLITAIRES
Cecil Shortridge - he will be going to American
Buffet. THE COMPUTER CLASS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY EVERYONE
LEGAL SERVICE OPERATION
Join the Friends of the Senior Center in writing
letters to welcome home sailors, airmen, soldiers
and marines upon their return to BWI. Write a
Monday, November 23rd at 11:00 a.m. note, thanking them for their service – notes will
be delivered to this volunteer organization that is a
Ron Settle from Northern Virginia Legal Services part of the Veteran’s Outreach Center, and
takes appointments at the senior center on the 4th included in the “goodie bags” they receive upon
Monday of each month. Please call the office at arrival. Just drop the notecards off in the specially
(703) 792-6405 to place your name on the marked bag at the reception desk. These notes of
schedule. appreciation and welcome will become part of
operation Welcome Home Goodie Bags.
You will be required to fill out a form with basic
information, so allow time for that. This is a great project to take on for Veteran’s
Day, coming up on November 11th.
Tuesday, November 24th @ 10:00 a.m.
The meeting will take place at the Prince William
Senior Center at Manassas.
Monday, November 23, 2009
INCLEMENT 9:00 a.m.
POLICY We will welcome back Karen Belle on Monday,
November 23rd to lead us in making a lasting
When PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY holiday decoration – a Pinecone Wreath! Please
SCHOOLS are closed due to snow, ice, and bad sign up at the reception desk if you are interested
weather, the senior center is CLOSED. When the in making a wreath for yourself or as a gift. Karen
COUNTY schools are delayed in opening, we are was with us last year, and the results were
OPEN. Listen to your local radio and TV stations beautiful. You’ll need your own glue gun, wire
for closings. cutters, and a few hours to form and create this
lasting decoration. Bring along any special
If you have a scheduled class, it will be cancelled decorations you may want to add- such as acorns,
if the schools are closed, but not cancelled if there pinecones, and nuts – to make your wreath truly
is just a delay! No meals are served in either the one of a kind.
congregate nutrition program at the senior center,
or on our Meals on Wheels routes when the senior The nominal fee will cover the costs of supplies.
center is closed due to inclement weather. This class is limited to 6 people only.
NUTRITION PROGRAM PRESCRIPTION DRUG FRAUD
SUGGESTED DONATION TABLE
Below is the suggested contribution table. The
table is on a sliding scale according to your
Medicare began offering prescription drug coverage
monthly income. The minimum suggested
January 1, 2006, when the Medicare program expanded
donation is $1.50. to include outpatient prescription drug coverage. This
Everyone is given the opportunity to make this relatively new benefit is known as the Medicare
Prescription Drug Plan, or Medicare “Part D”. The
donation anonymously. You can make your
Annual Election Period, otherwise known as the AEP is
donation in cash or check payable to Prince a time during which Medicare beneficiaries can enroll
William County. Your guests are always welcome in or disenroll from a prescription drug plan, switch to a
(please sign them in when you do), and for those different plan, and change between original Medicare
under the age of 60, there is a charge of $5.75. If Advantage Plan with prescription drug coverage. This
you have any questions, see Sue Gilbert. Annual Election Period runs from November 15 –
December 31, 2009
Note: Please let us know if you will be having As Prescription Drug Plans are the newest area of
lunch at the senior center by 10:30 a.m. that Medicare, the rules and guidelines are less familiar to
day. beneficiaries and caregivers. Unlike Original
You can call and let us know at Medicare, drug coverage through Medicare Part D is
(703) 792-6405 or drop by the center. offered by private health plans. Companies began
marketing Part D plans in October 2005. As with any
Monthly Income: Suggested Donation: new program, this creates an opportunity for dishonest
Under $300 $1.50 individuals to take advantage of Medicare beneficiaries.
$301 - $400 $2.25 Remember to document health appointments and re-
$401 - $500 $3.00 check them to your Medicare Summary Notice. Also
$501 - $600 $3.75 count the number of pills in your prescription container
$601 - $700 $4.50 before you leave the pharmacy. Other fraud schemes to
$701 - $800 $5.00 look out for include:
Over - $800 $5.75
• Billing for non-covered patients
• Billing for drugs not prescribed
The suggested contribution table is helpful to • Billing for amounts beyond the quantity
use for our lunch program. Refer to the noon prescribed
lunch menu on our September calendar, on the • Billing for brand name drugs but dispensing
main bullentin board. generic drugs instead
• Billing for excess of physician’s prescription
• Prescription forged by a provider or supplier
• Prescription written and signed by physician
RECENT HOSPITALIZATION? who has not treated or seen recipient
A CHANGE IN YOUR HEALTH? • Additional equipment/supplies added to a valid
When a senior participant has been hospitalized or
has had a significant change in health status, the When considering potential fraud related to
Prescription Drug Plans, it’s important to note that
senior center manager will request the participant
CMS has very specific marketing restrictions. If you
submit a written statement from their physician
have questions about potential Medicare or Medicaid
stating the ability to return to the senior center and fraud, waste or error, please call the SMP Program at
resume activities. 1-800-938-8885.
This is a policy which we follow. To avoid delay For additional information about Medicare Plans and
when you want to return, please get your Medicare Prescription Part D, contact your local
physician’s statement prior to coming back! Virginia Insurance Counseling Assistance Program
(VICAP) at 703-792-4156.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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9:10 Tai Chi 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 10:00 Fitness I 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 11:00 Reminiscing
9:00 Piano 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 10:00 Table Tennis - cancelled 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 12:30 Social Security
10:00 Crafts 10:00 Knitting/Crocheting 10:30 Painting Class 10:00 Line Dancing - cancelled 1:00 NARFE Meeting
10:00 Fitness I 10:00 Line Dancing 12:30 Chair Exercise 10:30 Blood Pressure/Glucose
10:00 Line Dancing 11:00 Blood Pressure 2:00 Tai Chi for Health 12:30 Bible Study ALL CLASSES HAVE BEEN
1:00 Bridge Basics 3:00 Dance Movement 12:30 Wii CANCELLED DUE TO
1:00 Straight Poker 12:30 Bingo 12:30 Mahjong SETTING UP FOR THE
1:30 Poker BAZAAR
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED
IN THE CARD ROOM
Salisbury Steak Manicotti Cheese Pork Chopette Beef Stew Chicken & Noodles
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9:10 Tai Chi 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall SENIOR 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 12:30 Ceramics
9:00 Piano 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall CENTER 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 1:00 Poker
10:00 Crafts 10:00 Knitting/Crocheting CLOSED 10:00 Line Dancing 3:00 Tap Dancing
10:00 Fitness I 10:00 Line Dancing 12:30 Bible Study 4:00 Acoustic Guitarist
10:00 Line Dancing 12:30 Friends of the 12:30 Wii Entertainment
11:00 Movie Day Senior Center Meeting 12:30 Mahjong 5:00 Dinner
1:00 Bridge 12:30 Bingo 1:30 AARP Meeting
1:00 Straight Poker 1:30 Poker
LATE OPENING TODAY
Center will open at 11:00 a.m.
Sausage Gravy Cabbage Rolls BBQ Pork Chicken Cordon Bleu
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9:10 Tai Chi 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 9:30 Waist Away 10:00 Fitness I
9:00 Piano 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall 10:00 Fitness I Annual Thanksgiving Dinner 10:00 Ceramics
9:30 MindFit 10:00 Knitting/Crocheting 10:00 Table Tennis 10:00 Table Tennis
10:00 Crafts 10:00 Line Dancing 10:30 Painting Class 11:00 Reminiscing
11:30 Thanksgiving Dinner
10:00 Fitness I 12:30 Bingo 11:00 Stroke Support Group 11:00 The Turkeys You Know
(By Reservation ONLY)
10:00 Line Dancing 1:30 Poker 11:00 Healthy Holiday Eating and Learned To Love
1:00 Bridge 12:30 Chair Exercise 12:30 Birthday Party
1:00 Straight Poker 2:00 Tai Chi for Health 12:45 Thanksgiving Dinner 12:30 Ceramics
3:00 Dance Movement (By Reservation ONLY) 1:00 Poker
3:00 Tap Dancing
All classes are cancelled today
for the Thanksgiving Dinner
Chipped Beef Chicken Pot Pie Swedish Meatballs Fish Fillet
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9:00 Pinecone Wreath 9:10 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall SENIOR SENIOR
9:10 Tai Chi 10:00 Stand Tall, Don’t Fall CENTER CENTER
9:00 Piano 10:00 Knitting/Crocheting Senior Center Closed CLOSED CLOSED
10:00 Crafts 10:00 Line Dancing
10:00 Fitness I 10:00 COA Meeting –
10:00 Line Dancing Manassas Senior Center Staff
11:00 Legal Service 12:30 Bingo In-Service
11:00 Movie Day 1:30 Poker Day
1:00 Straight Poker
Crab Cake Vegetable Lasagna
9:10 Tai Chi Reminder
Annual Holiday Bazaar and SENIOR CENTER
10:00 Crafts Daylight Savings Time Reminder
10:00 Fitness I Begins November 1st General Election HOURS
10:00 Line Dancing November 3rd
Saturday, November 7th
12:30 Evergreen Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Centerpiece 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1:00 Straight Poker