SENIOR SIDELIGHTS


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, cards, cornhole and Wii at 9:30 a.m., bingo at 10 and wellness event at noon; Tuesday, Balance Class at 9:30 a.m., trip to Rivers Casino, line dancing at 10 and bingo at noon; Wednesday, cards and cornhole at 9:15 a.m., bingo at 10 and Extension Office event at noon; Thursday, yoga at 9:30 a.m., poker and euchre at 10:30 and bingo at noon; and Friday, cards, cornhole, Wii and bingo at 10 a.m., cards and social at noon and Senior Focus with Maureen Pusch at 12:30 p.m. Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Registration is required by 11 a.m. each day. Blood pressure checks are every Monday. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information call 330-953-1416.

Senior Independence Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, has planned the following: Monday, Men’s and Women’s Needlecraft Club at 8:30 a.m., gentle chair yoga at 10, OSU nutrition class at 11 and bridge at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, oil painting at 0 a.m., computer class at 10 and noon, bridge for beginners at 11, exercises at noon and Digital Club at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, watercolor class at 10 a.m., tap class at noon and 500 cards at 1 p.m.; Thursday, Watch Our Weight and Woodcarvers at 9 a.m., exercises at noon, line dancing at 1 p.m. and beginner line dancing at 2; and Friday, income taxes at 9 a.m. The following fun days will begin at 10 a.m.: New Middletown on Tuesday, Lake Milton on Wednesday, Boardman on Thursday and Sebring on Friday. Call 330-744-5071 for free applications for HEAP, AT&T, Medicare and discount prescription program applications. Trained AARP tax experts will offer free income-tax assistance at the center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Monday and Friday. Take last year’s tax return, all 2010 papers and all parties involved as returns will be filed electronically Appointments are required and will be accepted at 330-744-5071.

Whispering Pines Village, Assisted and Independent Living, 937 E. Park Ave., Columbiana, will host a program on “Fall Risks” at 2 p.m. March 23 in the dining hall. Representatives from Senior Independence will speak on the topic and evaluations will be conducted.

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