Senior trips planned to Creede, Ghost Ranch

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Open Enrollment is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is your opportunity to continue with your current prescription drug plan or choose a new prescription drug plan.

Let San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging help you evaluate your options so you can make informed choices, know your rights and save money. Call 264-0502 to schedule an appointment with a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) counselor (appointments are available on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.).

Picnic in the Park

Our last Picnic in the Park for this season was on Friday, Aug. 15. Thanks to Jack Collinsworth for entertaining us with his wonderful music.

Senior trips

On Saturday, Aug. 23, a group of our seniors are going to Creede for a fun day to watch “Annie Get Your Gun” at the theater there.

On Friday, Aug. 29, a sightseeing tour with lunch is scheduled for Ghost Ranch near Abiquiu, N.M. Remember that these ASI special trips are at a reduced price, are on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be prepaid. Please check and confirm that your name is on the list since we can only accommodate a limited number.

Memberships

Senior Discount Club memberships are offered Monday through Friday.

Menu

Did you know that the Pagosa Springs Senior Center Community Cafe has a wonderful salad bar? The salad bar is $6 for anyone under 60. If you are a senior (60 years and older), you are eligible for a hot meal, drink and our salad bar for only a $4 suggested donation.

All meals include salad bar. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 22 — Baked cod, fruit salsa, steamed beets and birthday cake.

Monday, Aug. 25 — Honey BBQ chicken, oven browned potatoes, cucumber/tomato salad and bran muffin.

Tuesday, Aug. 26 — Beef tacos, Spanish rice, refried beans and fruit.

Wednesday, Aug. 27 — Pork stir-fry, rice, orange/pineapple, salad bar and fortune cookie.

Reservations and cancellations are required. You can make a reservation at 264-2167 by 9 a.m. the morning of the day you would like to dine in the Community Café at the Senior Center. For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always attend. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days.

This story was posted on August 21, 2014.