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

Sites for this year are:

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

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

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

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

No afternoon appointments are offered.

PERI TO MEET: The Public Employee Retirees (P.E.R.I.) of Mahoning County Chapter 18, will meet on April 2 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 Western Reserve Road.

Guest speaker will be Lisa Dalga, project manager for the Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol at Pro Seniors. She will address how to prevent health care fraud, protecting personal information and avoiding medical identity theft and scams.

Lunch will be served at noon at a cost of $16 per person, with reservation by March 26. call Janice at 330-270-8611, Diane at 330-547-9612 or Carol at 330-758-5230. Anyone with dietary restrictions, please advise the person taking your reservation.

GATHERING PLACE EVENT: The Gathering Place, a free community outreach social program offered to all senior citizens, will welcome Youngstown Genealogy Specialist Tom Semen at 11 a.m. on April 8, at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 North Broad St., Canfield.

His topic will be Genealogy and Family trees. A box lunch will be provided.

No reservations are required. Call 330-533-3531 and select option 4 to leave a message or email gpcanfield@gmail.com for more information.

SENIOR SUPPORT ACTION GROUP: The Senior Support Action Group is seeking clients and volunteers. The group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

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.

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 at 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.

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Chapter 3104 of Canfield AARP is sponsoring a trip to see the New York Tenors on April 6 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.

The trip departs from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

Call Barb at 330-506-5749 for details.

Senior news

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

Sites for this year are:

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

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

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

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

No afternoon appointments are offered.

PERI TO MEET: The Public Employee Retirees of Mahoning County Chapter 18, will meet on April 2 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 Western Reserve Road.

Guest speaker will be Lisa Dalga, project manager for the Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol at Pro Seniors. She will address how to prevent health care fraud, protecting personal information and avoiding medical identity theft and scams.

Lunch will be served at noon at a cost of $16 per person, with reservation by March 26. call Janice at 330-270-8611, Diane at 330-547-9612 or Carol at 330-758-5230. Anyone with dietary restrictions, please advise the person taking your reservation.

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Chapter 3104 of Canfield AARP is sponsoring a trip to see the New York Tenors on April 6 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.

The trip departs from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

Call Barb at 330-506-5749 for details.

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.

The group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

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.

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.

Senior news

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

Sites for this year are:

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

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

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

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

No afternoon appointments are offered.

PERI TO MEET: The Public Employee Retirees of Mahoning County Chapter 18, will meet April 2 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 Western Reserve Road.

Guest speaker will be Lisa Dalga, project manager for the Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol at Pro Seniors. She will be addressing how to prevent health care fraud, protecting personal information and avoiding medical identity theft and scams.

Lunch will be served at noon at a cost of $16 per person, with reservation by March 26. Call Janice at 330-270-8611, Diane at 330-547-9612 or Carol at 330-758-5230. Anyone with dietary restrictions, please advise the person taking your reservation.

PERI welcomes ALL OPERS retirees or current employees in the tricounty area to join Chapter 18. Information for membership can be obtained by calling Marilyn at 330-565-6913.

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Chapter 3104 of Canfield AARP is sponsoring a trip to see the New York Tenors on April 6 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.

The trip departs from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

Call Barb at 330-506-5749 for details.

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.heyday

health.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.

The group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

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.

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 at 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, 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; 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 aged 55 and older. For information, contact Leah at 330-480-0352, ext. 3.

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.

Senior news

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Chapter 3104 of Canfield AARP is sponsoring a trip to see the New York Tenors on April 6 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.

The trip departs from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

Call Barb at 330-506-5749 for details.

MRTA TO MEET: Mahoning Retired Teachers’ Association will meet at 11 a.m. March 13 at Drake’s Landing on Western Reserve Road. The Austintown Fitch Concert Choir will provide entertainment. Donations for the Dorothy Day House and Pensioner Defense Fund will be accepted. Reservations must be received by Wednesday. Forms are on the MRTA website and in the MRTA newsletter.

GATHERING PLACE EVENT: The Gathering Place at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, will present speaker Jane MacMurchy at 11 a.m. Monday. A boxed lunch will be provided. There’s no fee and no reservations required. For questions, contact the Gathering Place at 330-533-3531, option 4, or email gpcanfield@gmail.com.

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

Sites for this year are:

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

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

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

• Niles SCOPE, 14 E. State St., Niles — Friday. Appointment is 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.

The group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

For more information, contact Paige Fortner at 330-424-7877, ext. 2, or email

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.

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 at 330-740-2330, ext. 7396, or email prosecutor@mahoningcountyoh.gov, or call the Mahoning County Senior Services Unit, 330-480-5078, or email bschaeffer@mahon

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

Senior news

AARP SPONSORS TRIP: Canfield AARP, Chapter 3104 is sponsoring a trip to see the New York Tenors, April 6 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. Cost of $140 is due today. Dinner is included.

The trip departs from the Canfield Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

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

MRTA TO MEET: Mahoning Retired Teachers’ Association will meet at 11 a.m. March 13 at Drake’s Landing on Western Reserve Road. The Austintown Fitch Concert Choir will provide entertainment. Donations for the Dorothy Day House and Pensioner Defense Fund will be accepted. Reservations must be received by Wednesday. Forms are on the MRTA website and in the MRTA newsletter.

GATHERING PLACE EVENT: The Gathering Place at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, will present speaker Jane MacMurchy at 11 a.m. March 11. A boxed lunch will be provided. There’s no fee and no reservations required. For questions, contact the Gathering Place at 330-533-3531, option 4, or email gpcanfield@gmail.com.

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

Sites for this year are:

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

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

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

• Niles SCOPE, 14 E. State St., Niles — Friday — Appointment is 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.

The group provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

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.

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 at 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.

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