Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital will host the retirees group this month for a continental breakfast and program 9 a.m. Monday in the second floor conference room in the A building.

Attendees should bring nonperishable items for a food bank donation.

HOWLAND RETIREES MEET: Howland Schools Retired Personnel will meet 11 a.m. Nov. 6 at Enzo’s Restaurant. Both classified and nonclassified retirees and their spouses / guests are welcome to attend the monthly lunch meetings. Pay for lunch at the door.

There will be a collection of nonperishable foods for Emmanuel Center to use to prepare Thanksgiving baskets for families in need. Stuffing mix, canned vegetables, pumpkin pie mix and crust mix and other foods needed to fix a Thanksgiving meal are suggested. Bring an item or two for the collection.

While no dues are required to be a part of the group, there is a mailing fee of $10.50 for those who want to receive the monthly newsletter and updated directory for 2019. The fee can be paid at the November or December meeting by cash or a check payable to Mary Fuller. Call Mary at 330-856-5226 about paying by mail.

The Howland High School choir, directed by Anjanette De Poy, will perform at the Dec. 4 luncheon.

SIGNS OF EARLY DETECTION: A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association will present a “Know the 10 Signs of Early Detection” seminar 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard.

For information, call the center at 330-545-6596.

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. Call 330-637-3010.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The menu is:

TODAY: Chicken and dumplings, biscuit, mixed vegetables, pepper slaw, peaches, sherbet;

MONDAY: Stuffed cabbage roll with tomato sauce, dinner rolls, whipped potatoes, corn, mixed fruit, cookie;

TUESDAY: Cold turkey, provolone sandwich, pretzel bun, pea salad, baby carrots with ranch dressing, pineapple tidbits, mini muffin;

WEDNESDAY: Center cut pork chop with gravy over egg noodles, white bread, Lima beans, tossed salad with ranch dressing, sliced apples and cinnamon, ice cream;

THURSDAY: Lemon pepper chicken with gravy, wheat bread, wild rice, green beans, cucumber tomato salad, fresh fruit, gelatin;

NOV. 2: Cold reuben wrap, potato salad, chilled beets, Mandarin oranges, spice cupcake.

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

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.

FALL PREVENTION GUIDE: The Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS joined with the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership and released an updated “Elderly Fall Prevention Resource Guide” for EMS providers and the general public.

Download it at www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/links/EMS5934.pdf.