Senior News – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:21:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 http://www.pagosasun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cropped-sun-logo-512x512-1-32x32.jpg Senior News – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com 32 32 Senior News: Senior Center’s temporary dining room closure continues http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-centers-temporary-dining-room-closure-continues-2/ Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:21:18 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=211894 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Springs Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Oct. 15 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, hummus, milk, salad and pumpkin roll.

Friday, Oct. 16 — Shrimp Alfredo with noodles, asparagus, milk, salad and tiramisu.

Monday, Oct. 19 — Enchilada suizas, charro beans, rice, salad, milk and dessert.

Tuesday, Oct. 20 — Mongolian beef, fried rice, milk, salad and peanut butter cookies.

Wednesday, Oct. 21 — Pork chop with apple chutney, German potato salad, green beans, milk, salad and chocolate cake.

Thursday, Oct. 22 — Curry chicken salad sandwich, cucumber soup, milk, salad and pumpkin roll.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center’s temporary dining room closure continues http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-centers-temporary-dining-room-closure-continues/ Thu, 08 Oct 2020 21:00:34 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=211478 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Springs Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Oct. 8 — Avocado egg salad sandwich, broccoli salad, milk, salad and peanut butter cookies.

Friday, Oct. 9 — Crab cakes with remoulade sauce, buttered corn, salad, milk and red velvet cake.

Monday, Oct. 12 — Closed for Columbus Day. 

Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Braised beef short ribs, mashed potatoes, dinner roll with butter, milk, salad and cherry pie.

Wednesday, Oct. 14 — Ham steak with sauce, red potatoes, oven-fried okra, salad, milk and chocolate cake.

Thursday, Oct. 15 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, hummus, milk, salad and pumpkin roll.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continues offering meals to go http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continues-offering-meals-to-go-3/ Thu, 01 Oct 2020 21:00:21 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=211062 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Springs Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Oct. 1 — Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with avocado, potato salad, milk, salad and dessert.

Friday, Oct. 2 — Smoked salmon Niçoise salad, cheese twists, milk, salad and dessert.

Monday, Oct. 5 — Oven-fried chicken, green beans, baked polenta with herbs and cheese, salad, milk. 

Tuesday, Oct. 6 — Beef meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, salad, milk and dessert.

Wednesday, Oct. 7 — Pork ribs, charro beans, cornbread with butter, milk, salad and dessert.

Thursday, Oct. 8 — Avocado egg salad sandwich, broccoli salad, milk, salad and dessert.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continues offering meals to go http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continues-offering-meals-to-go-2/ Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:00:15 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=210687 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Springs Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Sept. 24 — Curry chicken salad sandwich, pasta salad, chilled cucumber soup, milk, salad and oatmeal raisin cookies.

Friday, Sept. 25 — Baked white fish, polenta, broccoli with butter, milk, salad and lemon cream cake.

Monday, Sept. 28 — Beef Bolognese with spaghetti, Swiss chard with lemon and pine nuts, focaccia bread with butter, milk, salad and lemon cream cake.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 — King ranch chicken, charro beans, roasted zucchini, tomatoes and onions, milk, salad and German chocolate cake.

Wednesday, Sept. 30 — Bacon, vegetable strata, milk, asparagus, Caesar salad and peach cobbler. 

Thursday, Oct. 1 — Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with avocado, potato salad, milk, salad and dessert.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continues offering meals to go http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continues-offering-meals-to-go/ Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:00:16 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=210354 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Springs Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Sept. 17 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, quinoa salad, deviled egg, salad, milk and blueberry pie.

Friday, Sept. 18 — Shrimp and grits, yellow squash casserole, sautéed broccolini with garlic, milk, salad and lemon cream cake.

Monday, Sept. 21 — Chicken and dumplings, simmered greens, salad, milk and German chocolate cake.

Tuesday, Sept. 22 — Beef stroganoff with buttered noodles, broccoli, dinner roll with butter, milk, salad and peach cobbler,

Wednesday, Sept. 23 — Pork chop with mustard sauce, German potato salad, sauerkraut, milk, salad and blueberry pie.

Thursday, Sept. 24 — Curry chicken salad sandwich, pasta salad, chilled cucumber soup, milk, salad and oatmeal raisin cookies.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center offering take-out hot meals http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-offering-take-out-hot-meals-2/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 11:00:46 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=210049 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Spring Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community
Café menu

Thursday, Sept. 10 — Avocado egg salad sandwich, broccoli salad, milk, salad and blueberry pie.

Friday, Sept. 11 — Crab cakes with remoulade sauce, buttered corn, cornbread, salad, milk and lemon cream cake.

Monday, Sept. 14 — Barbecue chicken wings, roasted sweet potatoes, dinner roll with butter, milk, salad and oatmeal cookies. 

Tuesday, Sept. 15 — Beef brisket, charro beans, cornbread with butter, salad, milk and peach cobbler.

Wednesday, Sept. 16 — Ham steak with pineapple sauce, caramelized butternut squash, buttered corn, salad, milk and German chocolate cake.

Thursday, Sept. 17 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, quinoa salad, deviled egg, salad, milk and blueberry pie.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center offering take-out hot meals http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-offering-take-out-hot-meals/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 11:00:16 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=209751 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Spring Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community
Café menu

Thursday, Sept. 3 — Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with avocado, potato salad, milk, salad and blueberry pie.

Friday, Sept. 4 — Salmon taco, buttered corn, cilantro/lime rice, milk, salad, and lemon cream cake.

Monday, Sept. 7 — Closed for Labor Day.

Tuesday, Sept. 8 — Braised beef short ribs, mashed potatoes, dinner roll with butter, milk, salad and peach cobbler.

Wednesday, Sept. 9 — Pulled pork, loaded baked potato, dinner roll with butter, milk, salad and oatmeal raisin cookies.

Thursday, Sept. 10 — Avocado egg salad sandwich, broccoli salad, milk, salad and blueberry pie.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continuing pick-up meals http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continuing-pick-up-meals/ Thu, 27 Aug 2020 21:00:26 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=209343 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Spring Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community
Café menu 

Thursday, Aug, 27 — Curry chicken salad sandwich, pasta salad, chilled cucumber soup, milk, salad and dessert.

Friday, Aug. 28 — Baked white fish, sun-dried tomato polenta, broccoli with butter, milk, salad and dessert.

Monday, Aug. 31 — Chicken Parmesan with buttered noodles, squash medley, focaccia bread with butter, salad, milk and dessert.

Tuesday, Sept. 1 — Beef meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, salad, milk and peach cobbler.

Wednesday, Sept. 2 — Pork sausage with red beans and rice, simmered greens, cornbread with butter, milk, salad and oatmeal raisin cookies.

Thursday, Sept. 3 — Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with avocado, potato salad, milk, salad and blueberry pie

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continues take-out hot meals http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continues-take-out-hot-meals-2/ Sat, 22 Aug 2020 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=209004 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Spring Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community
Café menu

Thursday, Aug. 20 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, quinoa salad, deviled egg, salad, milk and magic cookie bar.

Friday, Aug. 21 — Shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes with remoulade sauce, yellow squash casserole, milk and lemon bar.

Monday, Aug. 24 — King ranch chicken, charro beans, roasted zucchini, tomatoes and onions, milk, salad and brownie.

Tuesday, Aug. 25 — Beef stroganoff with buttered noodles, broccoli, dinner roll with butter, milk salad and lemon poppyseed muffin.

Wednesday, Aug. 26 — Pork chop with mustard sauce, German potato salad, sauerkraut, milk, salad and sugar cookie fruit bar.

Thursday, Aug. 27 — Curry chicken salad sandwich, pasta salad, chilled cucumber soup, milk, salad and magic cookie bar.

For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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Senior News: Senior Center continues take-out hot meals http://www.pagosasun.com/senior-news-senior-center-continues-take-out-hot-meals/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 21:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=208573 By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

The Pagosa Spring Senior Center is continuing its temporary closing of the congregate dining room due to coronavirus concerns. 

In order to continue providing meals, we are offering take-out hot meals and a salad with a drive-up option under the portico at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 

These meals will be available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $4 suggested donation for lunch for those age 60 and better. If you need to have your meal delivered, please call 264-2167 to see if this option is available in your area. 

The cost per meal for the public age 59 and under is $8.50. The meals include a salad, hot meal, drink and dessert or bread. 

Please call 264-2167 to make a reservation for pickup. We are also continuing our Meals on Wheels program. 

There will be no games, classes, or presentations during this time. The staff will be available by phone. If you need to speak to a staff member, please call 264-2167.

The Community Café menu

Thursday, Aug. 13 — Avocado egg salad sandwich, broccoli salad, milk, salad and magic cookie bar.

Friday, Aug. 14 — Crab cakes with remoulade sauce, corn on the cob with butter, hush puppies, salad, milk and lemon bar.

Monday, Aug. 17 — Chicken and dumplings, roasted carrots, simmered greens, salad, milk and brownie.

Tuesday, Aug. 18 — Beef cottage pie, honey/garlic green beans, cornbread with butter, salad, milk and lemon poppyseed cake.

Wednesday, Aug. 19 — Ham steak with pineapple sauce, whipped sweet potatoes, corn on the cob with butter, salad, milk and sugar cookie fruit bar.

Thursday, Aug. 20 — Mediterranean tuna salad sandwich, quinoa salad, deviled egg, salad, milk and magic cookie bar.

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 drive through and pick up a meal at 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 pick up. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days. We want to thank everyone for their support by observing our reservation policy. This helps ensure that everyone with reservations receives a meal and enables us to provide additional and healthier meals.

Due to COVID-19, food supplies have been affected. Substitutions will be made accordingly.

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