Senior news in the Mid-Hudson Valley
Classes, workshops at Computer Center
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — The Senior Learning Computer Center is offering the following classes at the Business Resource Center, 105 Development Court, Ulster Avenue:
• Internet and Email (eight weeks), Tuesdays starting May 8 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $60.
• Print Artist (four weeks), Thursdays starting May 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $50.
• Word Processing (eight weeks), Thursdays starting May 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost is $60.
• Intro to Comp (eight weeks), Fridays starting May 11 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $60.
• Basic Skills (four weeks), Mondays starting June 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost is $50.
The center is also offering the following one-day workshops. The cost is $20, unless otherwise noted:
• Organize and Savings Photos, May 7 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
• Intro to Excel, May 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Continued...
• Understanding Digital Cameras, May 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.
• Workshop No. 1 Intro to Windows 7, May 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25.
Panel discussion will look at safe driving
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — The annual Safe Driving for Seniors panel discussion will take place on May 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Business Resource Center, Room 114, the Ulster County Office for the Aging has announced. The center is located at 105 Development Court, Ulster Avenue.
The panelists will include representatives from the Ulster country Traffic Safety Board and the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department, a representative from the state Motor Vehicle Department, local auto insurance company representatives, Dr. James Cayea, an ophthalmologist, a local pharmacist and a driver rehabilitation specialist. The program is geared toward older adults who depend upon driving as their lifeline or who someone who drives and may be at risk behind the wheel to the effects of aging. The event’s purpose is to keep senior drivers safe and in the driver’s seat for as long as possible.
To make a reservation for the panel discussion, call the Office for the Aging at (845) 340-3456.
A car fit event will take place by appointment only at the Ulster Hose No. 5 Firehouse, 830 Ulster Ave. Appointments for the car fit can be made by calling (845) 802-7190.
Senior groups list meeting schedules
LAKE KATRINE, N.Y. — The Town of Ulster Senior Club will meet Thursday at the Town of Ulster Senior Center, 1 Town Hall Drive. Refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 1 p.m. People wishing to stay after the meeting can play Bingo.
ROSENDALE, N.Y. — The Rosendale Seniors will have a business meeting at the Rosendale Recreation Center, Route 32. Members will assemble at 10:30 a.m., with the remainder of the business meeting starting at 1 p.m. The topic will be “Cardiac Wellness and Prevention: Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Diagnostic Testing Related to the Affliction.” Continued...
The group’s annual memorial service for its deceased members will be May 23.
The trip to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee will take place from May 13 through May 19. Call Hal at (845) 658-9020 or Chicky at (845) 687-6325 to see if any spots remain open.
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