Older Americans Month activities held at the Staunton Senior Center last week were found to be both fun and successful. Activities ranged from the reading of humorous stories focusing on light-hearted aging and special recognition of ten wonderful members who have attained the ninety and above age status.
Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Region News
Older Americans Month Activities Fun at Staunton Senior Center
- Karen Hurt Named New Director at Waynesboro Senior Center
Farm Market Fresh for Seniors
The Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program will be held in the SAW Region again this year. This program gives eligible older adults $40 in coupons to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and cut herbs at the Staunton, Verona, and Waynesboro Farmer’s Markets this summer. In addition to supporting senior nutrition, the program also supports local farmers and farmers’ markets.
- Older Americans Month Activities Fun at Staunton Senior Center
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Region News
- VPAS Harrisonburg-Rockingham Region Participated in Community Organization Fair
- East Rockingham Senior Center Hosts Day of Caring
- East Rockingham Senior Center to Raffle Lap Robe for VPAS
- Ten Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud Focus of Program at East Rockingham Senior Center
- Timberville Broadway Senior Center Attended Aging Gracefully Conference
- Fire and Fall Prevention Program Presented to Timberville Broadway Senior Center and Price Rotary Senior Center
Buena Vista-Lexington-Rockbridge Region News
Maury River Senior Center Offers Self-Defense Classes
Maury River Senior Center will offer “Don’t Be a Victim – Defend Yourself!”, a five-week course in the fundamentals of self-defense. Classes will be taught by Tiffany Lee. Lee has 20 years of martial arts experience, and is certified to teach Systema, a Russian martial art. Classes will meet on Thursdays from 4-5pm, beginning May 16 and concluding June 13.
MRSC Mobile Information Station Schedule for May
The Mobile Information Station is a service of Valley Program for Aging Services to bring information about resources, and benefits to Rockbridge hometowns for residents aged 60 and older. VPAS Outreach Coordinator Debbie Branham, accompanied by Maury River Senior Center staff, will visit the following locations in November. MIS hours at all locations are 10am until 2pm; no appointment is needed.
- Maury River Senior Center to Begin Western Party Dance Series
- Maury River Senior Center Offers Self-Defense Classes
Bath-Highland Region News
- Second Wind presents Baubles, Bangles, and Beads workshop
- Gentle Chair Yoga Very Popular for Highland Second Wind
Bath Senior Center One Step Closer to Historic Designation
The process to obtain historic designation for the Bath Community Senior Center building, the former John Wesley United Methodist Church, has progressed another step forward. Beth Scripps, Preservation Planner and Research Historian with Frazier Associates architectural firm, visited Bath County on May 14.
Contact UsPaul Lavigne, Chief Executive Officer
Valley Program for Aging Services
325 Pine Avenue
P.O. Box 817
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 949-7143 fax
Jenn Chestnut, Chief Administrative Officer
Valley Program for Aging Services, Inc.
325 Pine Avenue, PO Box 817
Waynesboro, VA 22980
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Annual ReportsMaury River Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
SAW Region 2011-2012 Report
Churchville Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
Staunton Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
Waynesboro Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
HR Region 2011-2012 Report.
East Rock Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
Price Rotary Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report.
Timberville-Broadway Sr. Ctr. 2011-2012 Report
Bath-Highland Region 2011-2012 Report
Bath Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report
Highland Sr. Center 2011-2012 Report