Senior news

CENTER TO RELOCATE: The Cortland SCOPE Center will be relocating to the Cortland Christian Church on Grove Street due to remodeling and construction at its current site on North Bank Street. For more information or questions, call Diane Jordan at Cortland SCOPE, 330-637-3010.

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

There will be a collection of non-perishable foods for Emmanuel Care 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.

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.

ANGELS NEEDED: Guardian Angels of Trumbull County, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to become advocates who reach out as friends to seniors who may need a phone call, a visit in a nursing home or a visit at home. Angels are also involved in planning special events for seniors.

The next meeting is 5 p.m. Nov. 13 at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 North River Road, Howland. For information, call 330-675-2521 or go to www.trumbullprobate.org.

TMH RETIREES LUNCH: A luncheon meeting of the TMH Retirees Club will be11:30 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The speaker will be Don Hyde talking about senior fraud. All TMH retirees and former employees are welcome to attend. For reservations or further information, contact Melissa Grabowski at 234-806-3062.

YARN NEEDED: Area SCOPE Centers are in need of yarn and fabric for their needle arts programs. Yarn can be delivered to any SCOPE or call 330-399-8846 for pickup.

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: Cold reuben wrap, potato salad, chilled beets, Mandarin oranges, spice cupcake;

MONDAY: Mushroom swiss burger, sandwich bun, tater tots, broccoli and cauliflower, fresh fruit, mini loaf;

TUESDAY: Mango BBQ chicken breast, wheat bread, brown rice, green beans, creamy coleslaw, applesauce, brownie;

WEDNESDAY: Pot roast with gravy, white bread, whipped potatoes, carrots, Mandarin oranges, cookie;

THURSDAY: Crab cake slider, slider bun, cheesy twists, baked beans, tossed salad with French dressing, apricots, sherbet;

NOV. 9: Beef burrito bowl, beef taco, cheese over cilantro rice, corn, mexi-beans, tortilla scoops bag, taco sauce, pineapple tidbits, pudding.

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.

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 www.trumbull911.co.trumbull.oh.us under the “Special Needs” tab.

For information, contact Mauro DiVieste, special needs coordinator, at erdivies@co.trumbull.oh.us, or at 330-675-7966.

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 a copy of the guide at www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/links/EMS5934.pdf.

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.

McDONALD COMMUNITY ROOM: The McDonald Community Room, 500 Ohio Ave., is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

VAN HUFFEL, VANEX MEET: Former Van Huffel and Vanex Tube employees meet 8 a.m. Fridays at Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road NW, Champion. For information, call 330-719-9781.

GIRARD MULTI-GENERATIONAL CENTER, 443 Trumbull Ave. For information, call 330-545-6596 or go to www.multigen.org. There is a coffee bar every morning, 8:30 to 11 a.m.

• Art class, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays with artist Kathryn Infante;

• Movies in the parlor, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays;

• Walking the block, 10 a.m. Tuesdays;

• The center’s licensed social worker, Christine Bridgens, offers assistance with Medicare, prescriptions and many other senior citizen issues by appointment. Call the center to schedule an appointment;

• Monthly birthdays celebrated, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. The Center provides a special treat;

• Veterans Day breakfast, 9 a.m. Nov. 9;

• Youngstown State University memory screening, 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 12. This is part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Memory Screening Program.

CHAIR YOGA: Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, offers chair yoga 1 p.m. Fridays. Call 330-744-5071.

FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER: 150 College St., Farmington, is open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays. Lunch is served Tuesday through Friday with an order two days prior. Call 330-889-2733.

• Available activities every day include Wii bowling, puzzles and cards.

• Massage therapy twice a month.

• Blood pressures, by Geauga UH, first Monday of the month.

• Ladies Day, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. A group of Amish ladies gather to quilt and socialize and sell their wares. All ladies welcome.

• Chair yoga, 9 a.m. Wednesdays.