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September is National Senior Month at Amherst Senior Center
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September is National Senior Month at Amherst Senior Center

2017 Theme: “Senior Centers: Master of Aging”

Amherst, New York – The Amherst Center for Senior Services invites the community to take part in National Senior Center Month during the month of September. There will be special events and activities throughout the month, in particular during Active Aging Week September 25-29, 2017, sponsored by Elderwood.

The Center will be focusing on this year’s theme: “Senior Centers: Masters of Aging” with special events including:
● September 13 – Elder Law Information Table
● September 15 - National Advocacy Day
● September 18 – ChangingAging Tour at 2:30 pm & 7:00 pm
● September 20 Silver Pride Tea Time at 4:30 pm
● September 24-30 – Active Aging Week & Nutrition Awareness Week
● September 26 – Ask the Experts: Staff & Our Seniors from 11 am-12:30 pm featuring coffee, danish and apple crisp from Elderwood. In addition to staff answering questions from members; we will be engaging members with questions like “how old would you be if you did not know how old you were” and “what is the secret to a long and happy life”.
● September 27 – Fall Prevention Day at 10:30 am
● September 27 - Community Volunteer Fair set for 4:30-6:30 pm. Ideal for adults or seniors looking to enhance their life by helping others.
● September 28 – SNAP information Table 11 am–1 pm
● Walk with Us - starting September 6 and running throughout the entire month, there will an Indoor Walk daily at 9:00 am and Outdoor Walk in the Woods daily at 10:00 am.
● Fall Classes: Over 75 to choose from including Fall Prevention, Yoga & Meditation, Smart Phones, Watercolors and much more
● Nutrition Lunch Program is served every weekday at 12 noon and requires reservations by calling 636-3059. A confidential, voluntary donation of $3.00 per person is suggested by the Erie County Department of Senior Services.

To learn more about the Amherst Center for Senior Services, please call 716-636-3055 or visit www.amherst.ny.us and click on Senior Services. The Center is located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, New York 14228.

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