Senior center gearing up for July 17 Medicare class

By Cheryl Wilkinson

SUN Columnist

Katy Deshler, our experienced Medicare counselor, will be offering a Medicare 101 class this month. The class will be held at the Pagosa Springs Senior Center (in the community center) on Thursday, July 17, at 10 a.m.

Katy will walk you through some basic and need-to-know information regarding Medicare. Please call 264-0502 to reserve a spot since space is limited.

We are pleased to welcome Mercy Korsgren, our new program coordinator.

‘Picnic in the Park’

The Senior Center will hold its next “Picnic in the Park” on Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burgers and brats, tri-colored pasta salad, roasted mixed vegetables, tossed salad and mixed berries will be served. Reservations are required by 9 a.m. on the day of the picnic. Call 264-2167 or sign up at the Community Café.


Senior Discount Club memberships are now offered Monday through Friday.


Please check out our new address:


We need volunteers and ideas for speakers and/or new activities. Please call the senior center with information or inquiries at 264-2167.

Sky Ute trips — Sign up in the office if you are interested.


Did you know that the Pagosa Springs Senior Center Community Café 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, July 18 — Lemon grilled tilapia, coleslaw, tomatoes, squash and zucchini.

Monday, July 21 — Chicken stir fry, brown rice, orange/pineapple salad.

Tuesday, July 22 — Cabbage rolls/stuffed and smothered, asparagus, apple, biscuit.

Wednesday, July 23 — Cheese, ham, or vegetable quiche, blueberry muffin.

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. 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.