Senior Citizens

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Senior Citizen Center

Director: Tammy Evans
439 West Utah Avenue
801-465-5215

Open 8 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday

 

 

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Senior Citizen Center

Welcome to Payson Senior Citizen's Center.

We are located at 439 West Utah Avenue.  This is the same building that you pay your city bill.  We are located on the South-East side of the building right behind the police station.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8am-4pm.  (801-465-5215).

Our yearly membership is $10 for the year.  Since we are partway through the year already the membership will just be $5 until January.

We serve lunch Monday through Friday at ten minutes to noon until 15 after 12.  If you are not there by then your meal may be offered as leftovers to the other seniors eating unless you have called in ahead of time.  Lunch is $3.00 for regular lunch or $3.00 for the Alternate meal for people 60 and over.  The new "Alternate meal" is a cup of soup and a half turkey sandwich on the 1st and 3rd weeks of the month, or on the 2nd and 4th weeks the alternate meal is a salad. You have to order lunch at least a day ahead by 1pm.. 801-465-5215. 439 W. Utah Avenue.

Every day you are welcome to come in and play games, put together puzzles, read books.  Our rule is if you are a member and want to take a couple puzzles or books home and then just bring them back when you are done that is great.  We believe in the honor system.  The games do need to stay here at the center though.  We have two pool tables, a treadmill, a gazelle, a health rider, a shake machine, a stationary bike, a computer with internet, three different newspapers, television, lots of visiting.  Come and join us.

 

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Staff

Director: Tammy Evans
Bus Driver: Margaret Gonzalez
Assistant Bus Driver: Dawn Henderson, Art Peterson

Lunch Workers: Clea Aust, Kathleen Baker 

Sub Lunch workers: Jo Layne Vogt, Kalani Aust

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen 

Special Announcements:

Payson SENIORS ONLY  immunizations are Friday, September 28th from 10am to 12noon.  This is for all Seniors, but only seniors.

 

At this time we are looking for two people:

  1.  We are looking for a substitute bus driver. This would be on call fill in position.  You would be required to pick up the seniors and bring them to the center and then take them home after lunch.  The hours would be 10 to 1:30.  This require a drivers license.
  2. We are looking for a substitute lunch worker.  This would also be an on call fill in position.  This positions hours are from 10 to 2. You would need a food handlers permit.

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We sell Chuck A Rama Discount tickets to seniors for $1 each.

We sell ENSURE to medically qualified seniors for $20 a case. Limit two cases per month.

If you would like to buy the Chuck A Rama tickets, buy ENSURE, or join our senior center, please consider coming before 11 in the morning, or after 1pm as we are busy with our classes and our lunch and no one is in the office during this two hour period each day.

Daily Agenda

MONDAYS: Wood working-8- noon/ Ceramics -9-4/ Rubber band exercises- 11am/    Sing A Long- 11:20 or as soon as exercises are finished

TUESDAYS: Wood working: 8-noon/  Ensure sales: 8-11am. (If this time doesn't work for you let me know and we can work something else out. I teach classes and I am not always available but we can make arrangements).  Exercise with cards-11am/ Oil painting: 9-4.Handiwork: 1-3:30

WEDNESDAYS: Wood working: 8- noon/ Ceramics: 9-4/ TOPS: 9:30/          Wall exercises: 11am

 THURSDAYS: Ensure sales: 8-11. (If this time doesn't work for you just let me know and we can work something else out. I teach classes and I am not always available)./ Oil painting: 9-4/ Chair exercises: 11am

FRIDAYS: The first Friday of each month we have a monthly birthday party. We meet together at 11am and have live entertainment.  Then we sing Happy Birthday to the seniors that have birthdays that month and give them a small gift.  We have cookies and ice cream after we eat lunch/ On all the Fridays except the first one we exercise with a second deck of cards: 11am / Bingo after lunch

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Monthly Events:

First Monday - Toe nail trimming with Utah home health 1pm.

Second Monday- Movie in the Office 1pm (Man From Snowy River)

Third Monday- Ask A Nurse with Utah Home Health

Fourth Monday- Brain Games with Symbii 12:15               

First Tuesday - Wellness checks -Maple Creek 10:30-12 pm 

Second Tuesday- Wellness checks- Encompass 10:30-12pm

Third Tuesday- Wellness checks- Symbii 10:30-12pm 

First Wednesday- Hand massages: Brio   10:30-noon

Second Wednesday - Caregivers meeting 6-8pm with Walkers

Third Wednesday- 411 with Nila from Encompass

Fourth  Wednesday-Matinee at Payson Cinnemas (announced the week of)

First Thursday- No Nail painting until January       

Third Thursday- out to dinner:  This month we will be going to Red Robin

Last Thursday of the month: Out to breakfast at 8:30 a.m.We will be going to Don Chuey's.

Generally on the other Thursdays we have guest speakers.

First Friday - Birthday party, cookies and ice cream (furnished by: Summit Home Health)
Second Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Legacy Funeral Home)
Third Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Parkway Rehab)
Fourth Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Walker Funeral Home)

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September Meals:

Monday, September 17th:  Ham, scalloped potatoes, beets, corn bread, tropical fruit

Tuesday, September 18th: Meat Loaf, mashed potatoes, corn, jello, roll

Wednesday, September 19th: Chicken salad wrap, pasta salad, pickle spear, pears

Thursday, September 20th: Teriyaki chicken bowl, steamed brown rice, steamed broccoli, banana, roll

Friday, September 21st: Turkey breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, roll, mandarin oranges.

Monday, September 24th: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, mixed vegetables, roll, pears

Tuesday, September 25th: Chicken pot pie, biscuit, green salad, pears, brownies

Wednesday, September 26th: BBQ pork rib sandwich,  potato wedges, squash, brownie, apple

Thursday, September 27th: beef stew, green salad, corn bread muffin, apple

Friday, September 28th: hamburger, coleslaw, jello, corn