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CAREGIVER PROGRAM: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter has a new caregiver relief program called The Jan and Josephine Castora Family Caregiver Relief Program. Agency caregivers are paid to help families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For information, visit alz.org/eastohio/carerelief.

AARP TAXAIDE: AARP Taxaide will provide free tax preparation for seniors and low to moderate-income individuals. You must pick up an Informational Intake Packet with instructions to complete before your preparation appointment.

Sites for this year are:

• Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard — Tuesday and Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-545-6596.

• Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty Township — Tuesday — Appointment required by calling the Hubbard Library at 330-534-3512.

• Hubbard Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard — Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-534-3512.

• Niles Scope, 14 E. State St., Niles — Friday — Appointment required by calling 330-574-2888.

No afternoon appointments are offered.

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Canfield AARP, Chapter 3104 is sponsoring a trip to see The New York Tenors, April 6 at Westminster College. Cost of $140 is due March 1. Dinner included.

Depart from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 and return at 10:30 p.m.

Call Barb at 330-506-5749 for details and to make your reservation.

MRTA TO MEET: Mahoning Retired Teachers’ Association will meet on March 13 at Drakes Landing on Western Reserve Road. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. The Austintown Fitch Concert Choir will provide entertainment.

Donations for the Dorothy Day House and Pensioner Defense Fund will be accepted.

Reservations must be mailed by Feb. 29 and received by March 6. Forms are on the MRTA website and MRTA newsletter.

IN-HOME PRIMARY CARE: Heyday Health provides in-home and telehealth primary care for Medicare and Medicare / Medicaid dual-eligible patients. For more information, call 330-223-7001 or www.heydayhealth.com.

AMERICORPS SENIORS: Americorps Seniors needs volunteers at least 55 years old to mentor kids. Contact Fran at fcomstock@fcsohio.org or call 330-399-8846, ext. 204. A nontaxable stipend is available.

SENIOR SUPPORT ACTION GROUP: The Senior Support Action Group is seeking clients and volunteers. For more information, contact Paige Fortner at 330-424-7877, ext. 2; or pfortner@fcsserves.org.

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

Senior news

MRTA TO MEET: Mahoning Retired Teachers’ Association will meet March 13 at Drake’s Landing on Western Reserve Road. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. The Austintown Fitch Concert Choir will provide entertainment.

Donations for the Dorothy Day House and Pensioner Defense Fund will be accepted. Reservations must be mailed by Feb. 29 and received by March 6. Forms are on the MRTA website and MRTA newsletter.

CAREGIVER PROGRAM: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter has a new caregiver relief program called The Jan and Josephine Castora Family Caregiver Relief Program. Agency caregivers are paid to help families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For information, visit alz.org/eastohio/carerelief.

AARP TAXAIDE: AARP Taxaide will provide free tax preparation for seniors and low to moderate-income individuals. You must pick up an Informational Intake Packet with instructions to complete before your preparation appointment.

Sites for this year are:

• Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard — Tuesday and Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-545-6596.

• Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty — Tuesday — Appointment required by calling the Hubbard Library at 330-534-3512.

• Hubbard Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard — Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-534-3512.

• Niles Scope, 14 E. State St., Niles — Friday — Appointment required by calling 330-574-2888.

No afternoon appointments are offered.

IN-HOME PRIMARY CARE: Heyday Health provides in-home and telehealth primary care for Medicare and Medicare / Medicaid dual-eligible patients. For more information, call 330-223-7001 or www.heydayhealth.com.

AMERICORPS SENIORS: Americorps Seniors needs volunteers at least 55 years old to mentor kids. Contact Fran at fcomstock@fcsohio.org or call 330-399-8846, ext. 204. A nontaxable stipend is available.

SENIOR SUPPORT ACTION GROUP: The Senior Support Action Group is seeking clients and volunteers.

For more information, contact Paige Fortner at 330-424-7877, ext. 2; or pfortner@fcsserves.org.

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

GATHERING PLACE: Free community outreach social program for seniors at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, the second Sunday each month.

Boxed lunch. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Woody Gingery at 330-360-0419 or the church at 330-533-3531.

SENIOR SUPPORT: The Senior Support Action Group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. For information or registration, call 330-424-7877, ext. 2.

JCC MEAL PROGRAM: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown and Jewish Family and Community Services offers fully prepared, Kosher-style frozen meals to anyone in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Meals cost $6 each, with a five-meal minimum. For information or to join the meal program, call 330-746-7929.

SCSEP OFFERS JOBS: The Vantage Aging Senior Community Service Employment Program offers paid job training and placement to low-income adults. Must be 55, unemployed and on Social Security or SS Disability. For information, call Vantage Aging at 330-782-0978 or SCOPE Senior Services at 330-399-8846.

CALENDARS FOR SENIORS: Prosecutor Gina DeGenova and Sheriff Jerry Greene are providing free calendars to seniors. Call the Mahoning County Prosecutor’s Office, 330-740-2330, Ext. 7396, or email prosecutor@mahoningcountyoh.gov, or call the Mahoning County Senior Services Unit, 330-480-5078, or email bschaeffer@mahoningcountyoh.gov. Calendars will also be available throughout Mahoning County at various local government offices.

PROGRAM FOR SENIORS: ACTION and MYCAP, along with Christ Centered Church, host seniors offering virtual services for men and women 65 and older. Preregistration is required. Call Elisa Hosey at 234-232-9043 or Micki Coylar at 330-788-7530.

HUBBARD SENIORS: The Hubbard Seniors are looking for more card players to join the group. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the community room at the back of city hall on West Liberty Street. Lunch is available at a cost.

CENTER ACTIVITIES: Ohio Living Vivo Center, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown, is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about the center, call 234-232-7221, fax 234-413-2289 or visit ohioliving.org. Call in advance to sign up or make reservations.

AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: The Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, 330-953-1416, austintownseniorcenter.org, has scheduled the following:

* Mondays — 9 a.m., Bible study, sewing; 9:30 a.m., total body fitness; 10 a.m., bingo; 10:30 a.m., Drum Your Way Fit; 11 a.m., bocce court open; 11:30 a.m., card playing; noon, bridge group, lunch from Bruno Bros.; 12:30 p.m., learn to crochet; 1 p.m., video chair yoga.

* Tuesdays — 9 a.m., tai chi, sewing; 10 a.m., bingo, senior spinning; 11 a.m., video quick yoga; 11:30 a.m. card playing, spades; noon, bocce court open, social dancing for seniors, lunch from Anna’s Cookin; 12:30 p.m., games galore.

* Wednesdays — 9 a.m., blood pressure check, sewing, watercolor and drawing; 9:30 a.m., senior spinning; 10 a.m., booty exercise, bingo, dominoes; 11:30 a.m., card playing, double deck pinochle; noon, bocce court open, bridge, lunch from Chick-fil-A, coloring group; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid.

* Thursdays — 9 a.m., wood carving, tai chi, sewing; 9:45 a.m., weekly membership meeting; 10 a.m. bingo, dominoes, walking club, 500 bid, instructor’s choice exercise; 10:30 a.m., chair yoga; 11:45 a.m., mindful meditation; noon, lunch from Charly’s Family Restaurant; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid; 1 p.m., bingo, bocce court open.

* Fridays — 9 a.m., Bible study, senior spinning; 10 a.m., bocce court open, ballet barre, bingo; 11:30 a.m., fencing; noon, Lunch and Learn.

SENIOR VOLUNTEERS: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Mahoning Valley is looking for volunteers. For information, contact Leah at 330-480-0352, ext. 3.

The group is a national service program for individuals 55 and older who want to volunteer in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Volunteers also will assist with community events.

Senior news

CAREGIVER PROGRAM: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter has a new caregiver relief program called The Jan and Josephine Castora Family Caregiver Relief Program. Agency caregivers are paid to help families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For information, visit alz.org/eastohio/carerelief.

AARP TAXAIDE: AARP Taxaide will provide free tax preparation for seniors and low to moderate-income individuals. You must pick up an Informational Intake Packet with instructions to complete before your preparation appointment.

Sites for this year are:

• Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, Tuesday and Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-545-6596.

• Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty Township, Tuesday — Appointment required by calling the Hubbard Library at 330-534-3512.

• Hubbard Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, Thursday — Appointment required by calling 330-534-3512.

• Niles SCOPE, 14 E. State St., Niles, Friday — Appointment required by calling 330-574-2888.

No afternoon appointments are offered.

GATHERING PLACE: Free community outreach social program for seniors at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, the second Sunday each month. Boxed lunch. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Woody Gingery at 330-360-0419 or the church at 330-533-3531.

SENIOR SUPPORT: The Senior Support Action Group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. For information or registration, call 330-424-7877, ext. 2.

JCC MEAL PROGRAM: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown and Jewish Family and Community Services offers fully prepared, Kosher-style frozen meals to anyone in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Meals cost $6 each, with a five-meal minimum. For information or to join the meal program, call 330-746-7929.

SCSEP OFFERS JOBS: The Vantage Aging Senior Community Service Employment Program offers paid job training and placement to low-income adults. Must be 55, unemployed and on Social Security or SS Disability. For information, call Vantage Aging at 330-782-0978 or SCOPE Senior Services at 330-399-8846.

CALENDARS FOR SENIORS: Mahoning County Prosecutor Gina DeGenova and Sheriff Jerry Greene are providing free calendars to seniors. Call the Prosecutor’s Office, 330-740-2330, ext. 7396, or email prosecutor@mahoningcountyoh.gov, or call the Mahoning County Senior Services Unit, 330-480-5078, or email bschaeffer@

mahoningcountyoh.gov. Calendars will also be available throughout Mahoning County at various local government offices.

PROGRAM FOR SENIORS: ACTION and MYCAP, along with Christ Centered Church, host seniors offering virtual services for men and women 65 and older. Preregistration is required. Call Elisa Hosey at 234-232-9043 or Micki Coylar at 330-788-7530.

HUBBARD SENIORS: The Hubbard Seniors are looking for more card players to join the group. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the community room at the back of city hall on West Liberty Street. Lunch is available at a cost.

CENTER ACTIVITIES: Ohio Living Vivo Center, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown, is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about the center, call 234-232-7221, fax 234-413-2289 or visit ohioliving.org. Call in advance to sign up or make reservations.

AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: The Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, 330-953-1416, austintownseniorcenter.org, has scheduled the following:

• Mondays — 9 a.m., Bible study, sewing; 9:30 a.m., total body fitness; 10 a.m., bingo; 10:30 a.m., Drum Your Way Fit; 11 a.m., bocce court open; 11:30 a.m., card playing; noon, bridge group, lunch from Bruno Bros.; 12:30 p.m., learn to crochet; 1 p.m., video chair yoga.

• Tuesdays — 9 a.m., tai chi, sewing; 10 a.m., bingo, senior spinning; 11 a.m., video quick yoga; 11:30 a.m. card playing, spades; noon, bocce court open, social dancing for seniors, lunch from Anna’s Cookin; 12:30 p.m., games galore.

• Wednesdays — 9 a.m., blood pressure check, sewing, watercolor and drawing; 9:30 a.m., senior spinning; 10 a.m., booty exercise, bingo, dominoes; 11:30 a.m., card playing, double deck pinochle; noon, bocce court open, bridge, lunch from Chick-fil-A, coloring group; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid.

• Thursdays — 9 a.m., wood carving, tai chi, sewing; 9:45 a.m., weekly membership meeting; 10 a.m. bingo, dominoes, walking club, 500 bid, instructor’s choice exercise; 10:30 a.m., chair yoga; 11:45 a.m., mindful meditation; noon, lunch from Charly’s Family Restaurant; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid; 1 p.m., bingo, bocce court open.

• Fridays — 9 a.m., Bible study, senior spinning; 10 a.m., bocce court open, ballet barre, bingo; 11:30 a.m., fencing; noon, Lunch and Learn.

IN-HOME PRIMARY CARE: Heyday Health provides in-home and telehealth primary care for Medicare and Medicare / Medicaid dual-eligible patients. For more information, call 330-223-7001 or www.heydayhealth.com.

AMERICORPS SENIORS: Americorps Seniors needs volunteers at least 55 years old to mentor kids. Contact Fran at fcomstock@fcsohio.org or call 330-399-8846, ext. 204. A nontaxable stipend is available.

SENIOR SUPPORT ACTION GROUP: The Senior Support Action Group is seeking clients and volunteers. For more information, contact Paige Fortner, program manager, at 330-424-7877, ext. 2, or pfortner@fcsserves.org.

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

SENIOR VOLUNTEERS: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Mahoning Valley is looking for volunteers. For information, contact Leah at 330-480-0352, ext. 3.

The group is a national service program for individuals 55 and older who want to volunteer in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Volunteers also will assist with community events.

Senior news

EATING DISORDER HELP: The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and other Eating Disorders, will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 5, at the Church of Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa. Call Renee at 724-981-5435.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Youngstown Area Scleroderma Support Group will meet virtually 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Contact Leni Schulz at 330-654-2538, or by emailing Youngstown-sg@sfohio.org.

PERI MEETING: The Public Employee Retirees of Mahoning County Chapter 18, will meet at noon Feb. 6, at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road. For more information, contact Carol at 330-758-5239, Diane at 330-547-9612 or Janice at 330-270-8611.

CAREGIVER PROGRAM: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter has a new caregiver relief program called The Jan and Josephine Castora Family Caregiver Relief Program. Agency caregivers are paid to help families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For information, visit alz.org/eastohio/carerelief.

AARP TAXAIDE: AARP Taxaide will provide free tax preparation for seniors and low to moderate-income individuals. You must pick up an Informational Intake Packet with instructions to complete before your preparation appointment.

Sites for this year are:

• Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard – Tuesday and Thursday – Appointment required by calling 330-545-6596.

• Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty Township – Appointment required by calling 330-534-3512.

• Hubbard Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard – Thursday – Appointment required by calling 330-534-3512.

• Niles Scope, 14 E. State St., Niles – Friday – Appointment required by calling 330-574-2888.

No afternoon appointments are offered.

GATHERING PLACE: Free community outreach social program for seniors at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, the second Sunday each month. Boxed lunch provided. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Woody Gingery at 330-360-0419 or the church at 330-533-3531.

SENIOR SUPPORT: The Senior Support Action Group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. For information or registration, call 330-424-7877, ext. 2.

JCC MEAL PROGRAM: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown and Jewish Family and Community Services offers fully prepared, kosher-style frozen meals to anyone in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Meals cost $6 each, with a five-meal minimum. For information or to join the meal program, call 330-746-7929.

SCSEP OFFERS JOBS: The Vantage Aging Senior Community Service Employment Program offers paid job training and placement to low-income adults. Must be 55, unemployed and on Social Security or SS Disability. For information, call 330-782-0978 or SCOPE Senior Services at 330-399-8846.

CALENDARS FOR SENIORS: Mahoning County Prosecutor Gina DeGenova and Sheriff Jerry Greene are providing free calendars to seniors. Call the prosecutor’s office, 330-740-2330, ext. 7396, or email prosecutor@mahoningcountyoh.gov, or call the Mahoning County Senior Services Unit, 330-480-5078, or email bschaeffer@mahoningcountyoh.gov. Calendars also will be available throughout Mahoning County at various local government offices.

PROGRAM FOR SENIORS: ACTION and MYCAP, along with Christ Centered Church, host seniors offering virtual services for men and women 65 and older. Preregistration is required. Call Elisa Hosey at 234-232-9043 or Micki Coylar at 330-788-7530.

HUBBARD SENIORS: The Hubbard Seniors are looking for more card players to join the group. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the community room at the back of city hall on West Liberty Street. Lunch is available at a cost.

CENTER ACTIVITIES: Ohio Living Vivo Center, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown, is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about the center, call 234-232-7221 or visit ohioliving .org. Call in advance to sign up or make reservations.

AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: The Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, 330-953-1416, austintownseniorcenter.org, has scheduled the following:

• Mondays — 9 a.m., Bible study, sewing; 9:30 a.m., total body fitness; 10 a.m., bingo; 10:30 a.m., Drum Your Way Fit; 11 a.m., bocce court open; 11:30 a.m., card playing; noon, bridge group, lunch from Bruno Bros.; 12:30 p.m., learn to crochet; 1 p.m., video chair yoga.

• Tuesdays — 9 a.m., tai chi, sewing; 10 a.m., bingo, senior spinning; 11 a.m., video quick yoga; 11:30 a.m. card playing, spades; noon, bocce court open, social dancing for seniors, lunch from Anna’s Cookin’; 12:30 p.m., games galore.

• Wednesdays — 9 a.m., blood pressure check, sewing, watercolor and drawing; 9:30 a.m., senior spinning; 10 a.m., booty exercise, bingo, dominoes; 11:30 a.m., card playing, double deck pinochle; noon, bocce court open, bridge, lunch from Chick-fil-A, coloring group; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid.

• Thursdays — 9 a.m., wood carving, tai chi, sewing; 9:45 a.m., weekly membership meeting; 10 a.m. bingo, dominoes, walking club, 500 bid, instructor’s choice exercise; 10:30 a.m., chair yoga; 11:45 a.m., mindful meditation; noon, lunch from Charly’s Family Restaurant; 12:30 p.m., 500 bid; 1 p.m., bingo, bocce court open.

• Fridays — 9 a.m., Bible study, senior spinning; 10 a.m., bocce court open, ballet barre, bingo; 11:30 a.m., fencing; noon, Lunch and Learn.

IN-HOME PRIMARY CARE: Heyday Health provides in-home and telehealth primary care for Medicare and Medicare / Medicaid dual-eligible patients. For more information, call 330-223-7001 or www.heydayhealth.com.

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