Active Adults: Pancake Breakfast, Adopt a Senior
November 27, 2008
Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Seniors: 8 to 11:30 a.m., Truckee Donner Senior Apartments (TDSA), 10040 Estates Dr. The next monthly pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels is Dec. 7 from 8 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT). Adults $7, children $3. Come early.
Free Blood Pressure Check: Last Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Truckee Donner Senior Dining Room. Stay for lunch! Make a reservation at 550-7600. Lunch $3 to $7.
Monthly Roundtable: On the first Tuesday of every month. Discussion on the latest trips, programs, and special events during lunch at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartment’s dining commons, $3 to $7 donation. Next meeting: Dec. 2 from 12 to 1 p.m. Make a reservation for lunch at 550-7600 and join us for what’s up with the Active Adults scheduled through TDRPD and/or Sierra Senior Services. Call Susan Duffey Smith at 582-7766. See you there!
Legal Services: Through a grant from the Area 4 Agency on Aging, Legal Services on Northern California is providing free legal assistance to Placer, Nevada and Sierra County residents age 60 or older. Services provided include legal information, advice, assistance with legal forms and documents, and certain limited types of legal representation. Call (800) 660-6107 or (530) 823-7560 and speak to a client advocate.
Ki Gong: A gentle, non-impact series of movements, breathing and meditation developed over many centuries to enhance well-being, strengthen the immune system, improve balance, expand breath and energize. Tuesdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the Truckee Regional Park barbecue area, wear warm clothes. Inclement weather, class will meet in the Community Center gym. Evening class Thursdays from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the Community Center. Call Rolf at 587-2557 for info.
Weekly Bridge: Thursday games at the Truckee Community Center. Call 587-6980 for more information, but call ahead because it takes a few days to find a partner. $3 drop-in, bring your own lunch.
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Lunch: New menus and special event lunches at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments. Seniors $3 and guests $7. Everyone is welcome ” great meal at a great price! Call ahead for reservations at 587-4611.
Free Elder Abuse Seminar: Dec. 3, offered in the Truckee Donner community dining room at 1 p.m. Presented by Nevada County Victim/Witness Assistance Center. Call 550-7600 for more information.
It may not quite feel like the holiday season is upon us, but the folks involved with the Truckee Community Christmas effort are already gearing up to help several hundred less fortunate local families and individuals. One such program is Adopt-A-Senior ” a wonderful component of Truckee Community Christmas which gives locals the opportunity to reach out and help area seniors. Many are homebound and appreciate the extra assistance they receive from our caring community. Donors are directed to provide necessities according to wish lists that seniors complete. For more information, contact Patti Bena at 587-4550.