Senior news

PERI TO MEET: Public Employee Retirees Inc., Trumbull County Chapter 56, will meet 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at DiLucia’s Restaurant, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. Guest speaker will be Zachary Svette, director of the Metro Parks.

Reservations are due by Sunday by calling Barb at 330-372-2603, Janet at 330-469-6753 or Virginia at 330-898-3625.

RETIREES TO MEET: UFCW Local 880 Retirees will meet for breakfast 10 a.m. July 12 at Davidson’s Restaurant. Plans will be formulated for the upcoming picnic at 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at Boardman Park.

For more information, contact Karen at 330-502-2103.

VALLEY LEGACY AWARDS: The Valley Legacy Awards, which recognize outstanding seniors and senior advocates from Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, is accepting nominations.

The awards honor people for a lifetime of working to improve the Mahoning Valley and individuals who have provided exceptional support to and for older Americans through their professional, volunteer or civic roles.

Awards are for Outstanding Senior Award for Professional Excellence, Outstanding Senior Award for Community Achievement and Outstanding Advocate for Seniors. Outstanding seniors should be 60 or older.

Nominations must be postmarked by July 17. Nomination forms are available through the Shepherd of the Valley website,, and are available at all Shepherd of the Valley locations.

For more information, contact Danielle Procopio at 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057, or by email

NUTRITION SITES AVAILABLE: The Trumbull County Nutrition Program for the Elderly is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at seven locations in the county. Meals will be delivered to county residents 60 and older who are homebound, unable to cook for themselves and not living with someone who can cook for them. Client donations are accepted. For information, call 330-675-2486. Reservations must be made by 2 p.m. two working days in advance.

• Cortland SCOPE, 125 N. Bank St., noon Monday through Friday; 330-637-3010

• Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; 330-545-5350

• Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; 330-534-3812, Ext. 2200

• Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, noon Monday through Friday; 330-924-0412

• Lordstown SCOPE, 1776 Salt Springs Road, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday; 330-824-2173

• Warren SCOPE, 375 N. Park Ave., 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday; 330-399-8846

• West Farmington Senior Center, 151 College St., noon Tuesday through Friday (except third Tuesday of every month); 330-889-2733

The menu is:

TODAY: Pineapple glazed ham, wheat bread, whipped sweet potatoes, seasoned Brussels sprouts, pineapple tidbits, strawberry cake;

MONDAY: Steak sandwich with peppers, onions and cheese, sandwich roll, ranch seasoned potatoes, corn, fresh fruit, cookie;

TUESDAY: Mustard glazed pork loin, wheat bread, vegetable rice pilaf, cauliflower, apple salad, pears, mini muffin;

WEDNESDAY: Sweet and sour meatballs over egg noodles, dinner roll, carrots, Hawaiian coleslaw, peaches, sherbet;

THURSDAY: Cold chicken, spinach and cranberry salad, wheat bread, mixed greens and spinach, chilled beets, mixed fruit, mini loaf;

JULY 13: Meatloaf with gravy, Italian bread, whipped potatoes, wax beans, apricots, banana pudding dessert.

SENIOR WATCH PROGRAM: Liberty residents 60 and older may sign up for the Liberty Township Senior Watch Program. Contact Marcy Orlando, police secretary, at 330-759-1315, or Joy, fire secretary, at 330-759-0363, Ext. 102.

911 SPECIAL NEEDS REGISTRY: To be placed on the Trumbull County 911 Special Needs Registry Program to alert first responders in case of emergency, fill out forms at the Trumbull County Commissioners Office, the Trumbull County Recorder’s Office, all Trumbull County SCOPE centers or on the county 911 website at under the “Special Needs” tab.

For information, contact Mauro DiVieste, special needs coordinator, at, or at 330-675-7966.

SCOPE RIDES: SCOPE and the Trumbull County Transit Board provide seniors 60 and older free rides to and from the centers 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends and holidays. Call the center directly three days in advance of the desired trip.

TMM NEEDS VOLUNTEERS: Trumbull Mobile Meals needs volunteers to help deliver meals. Call Terri Dean at Trumbull Mobile Meals at 330-394-2538.