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By Cheryl Wilkinson
PREVIEW Columnist

We had a great turnout at our Senior Center Grand Re-Opening on April 17. The ice cream buffet offered everything from a plain bowl of vanilla ice cream to sundaes and banana splits. There were lots of grandchildren in attendance, which made it even more special.

AAA news

Medicare counseling will now be offered, by appointment only, every Wednesday at the Senior Center (in the community center).

If you are already on Medicare and need to review your plan (each year), we can help. If you are turning 65 this year and need help or have questions, we can help. If you are receiving Social Security disability benefits, you are probably eligible for Medicare and we can help.

You may be eligible for extra help if your income falls below a certain amount. Again, we can help.

Call to make an appointment by contacting the Area Agency on Aging located in Pagosa Springs. Our experienced and talented Medicare counselors are here to help and the service is free. Call 264-0502.

AARP Smart Driver Program 

You may be eligible for senior discounts on your auto insurance for up to three years when you participate in this accredited defensive driver program, which will be held Thursday, May 8, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Thursday, June 19, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the dining room of the Pagosa Springs Senior Center. Cost for AARP members is $15, non-members, $20. Please call Lois O’Dell at 759-8232.

Membership sales

We are now offering membership sales Monday through Friday.

Website

Please check out our website at www.psseniors.org.

Coming soon

A medical program will be coming soon to the center. Watch for details.

Menu

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

Friday, April 25 — Crunchy baked catfish with coleslaw, peas and carrots, a whole wheat roll and salad bar.

Monday, April 28 — BBQ chicken with potatoes, cucumber tomato salad, green beans, muffin and salad bar.

Tuesday, April 29 — Texas chili and cornbread, Mexican corn, mixed melon salad and salad bar.

Wednesday, April 30 — Stuffed cabbage rolls with peas, carrot orange salad, a bran muffin and salad 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 dine at the Pagosa Springs 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 April 24, 2014.