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's Center

Welcome to Payson Sr Citizen's Center. We are located at 439 West Utah Avenue.  This is the same building where 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).

DURING THE HOURS OF 11 -1  I AM NOT IN THE OFFICE EACH DAY.  I AM DOWN TEACHING CLASSES AND ATTENDING TO THE LUNCHES.  I WILL NOT BE SELLING CHUCK A RAMA TICKETS, OR GIVING TOURS OF OUR CENTER OR SIGNING UP NEW MEMBERS DURING THIS TWO HOUR PERIOD. PLEASE BE KIND AND ADJUST YOUR SCHEDULE ACCORDINGLY.

We serve lunch Monday through Friday at ten minutes before noon.  Lunch is $3.00 for regular lunch or $3.00 for the Alternate meal for people 60 and over. You have to order lunch at least a day ahead by 1pm.. 801-465-5215. 439 W. Utah Avenue as we have our meals brought in.

We now have an  "Alternate meal" which is a cup of soup and a small 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 before 1pm.. 801-465-5215. 439 W. Utah Avenue

 

SEPTEMBER LUNCHES:

Thursday, Sept 12th:  Beef taco salad, mandarin oranges

Friday, Sept 13th Roast beef, roasted potatoes, peas, fruit cocktail, roll

Monday, Sept 16th: ham, scalloped potatoes, diced beets, corn bread, tropical fruit

Tuesday, Sept 17th: meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, roll, jello with fruit

Wednesday, Sept 18th: chicken wrap, pasta salad, pickle spear, pears

Thursday, Sept 19th: Teriyaki chicken, brown rice,  broccoli, banana, fortune cookie

Friday, Sept 20th: mashed potatoes & gravy, turkey, carrots, roll, mandarin oranges

Monday, Sept 23rd: mashed potatoes & gravy,  Salisbury steak, mixed vegetables, roll, pears

Tuesday, Sept 24th: Chicken pot pie, biscuit,  green salad, pears, brownie

Wednesday, Sept 25th: BBQ pork rib sandwich, potato wedges, squash, mixed fruit, jell-o cup

Thursday, Sept 26th: Vegetable beef stew, green salad, corn bread, apple, crisp

Friday, Sept 27th: Hamburger, coleslaw, brownie, corn

Every week day you are welcome to come in and play games, put together puzzles, read books.  Our rule is if you are a member you can take a couple puzzles or books home and then just bring them back when you are done.  We believe in the honor system.  We play games like checkers, and Skipbo, and Dominos, and card games, etc.  plus we have several different monthly senior magazines that we subscribe to, and they  do need to stay here at the center but you are so welcome to use them while you are here.  We have two pool tables, a treadmill, a gazelle, a health rider, a shake machine, two stationary bikes, a computer with internet, three different newspapers, television, piano, organ, lots of visiting and socializing.  Come and join us.

 Daily Agenda:

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

TUESDAYS: Wood carving: 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/ board or card games- 11am also/ Oil painting: 9-4.Handiwork: 1-3:30

WEDNESDAYS: Wood carving: 8- noon/Walking-8:30/              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: Board or card games 11am/ exercises with a second set of cards- 11am.. 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 other Fridays we play bingo after lunch

Monthly Events:

First Monday - (We do not have an agency to trim the seniors toe nails at this time.  If you hear of an agency that might be interested please have them call us: 801-465-5215

Second Monday- Movie in the office 1pm

Third Monday- **** Color of the day: purple

Fourth Monday- Scalp Massage with Marie

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

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

Third Tuesday- Wellness checks with Ashford 10:30-12pm

Fourth Tuesday- wellness checks with UVU Nurses 10-12

First Wednesday- Hand massages with Creek Side: 10:30-noon

Second Wednesday - Caregivers meeting 6-8pm with Walkers

Third Wednesday- 

Fourth  Wednesday-Matinee at Payson Cinnemas-

First Thursday- Finger Nail painting with Humana

Third Thursday- out to dinner:  Black Bear Diner

Last Thursday of the month: Out to breakfast at 8:15 a.m.- Arby's

1st Friday -  Monthly Birthday Party: Daniel Crook from Ashford

2nd Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Legacy)
Third Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Parkway Rehab)
Fourth Friday - Bingo (Furnished by: Walker Funeral Home)

We have a bus that picks up our seniors at 10am, bringing them to lunch and then takes them home at 1pm?  It is free for the Payson senior  residents.

WE SELL CHUCK-A-RAMA TICKETS AGAIN. (I DO NOT SELL THEM DURING THE HOURS OF 11AM TO1PM.  I AM BUSY TEACHING CLASSES AND BEING IN CHARGE OF THE LUNCHTIME  I WOULD BE HAPPY TO SELL THEM TO YOU ANY OTHER TIME.

We sell ENSURE to medically qualified seniors for $20 a case. Limit two cases per month. You need to sign up for this so call Tammy at 801-465-5215 to get the instructions. We try to sell these on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8am to 11am because I teach classes and I am not always available.  However, if this time does not work for your schedule, call me at 801-465-5215 and we can make arrangements for another time.

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Special Announcements:

WE are closed on Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day.  Come and visit me up at the flower show at Peteetneet.  I will be working up there Monday from 12:15 to 4:15.

Thursday, September 12th we are going to have a presentation on learning to play Pickle Ball.  This will be at 12:15 during lunch.  If you are a senior and would like to learn to play Pickle Ball come in for the presentation.

We are going to go to the carving show in Spanish Fork on Friday, Sept 20th.  Our wood shop people have lots of items on display.  The price is $2 to get in.  We will be leaving the center at 2pm.  Then we are going to Eli's for ice cream on the way home.  You will be responsible for buying your own ice cream.

Also on September 20th: we have the beginning class of a seven weeks series of Fall Prevention classes:  This starts at 2:30 in our senior library.

Also on September 20th:  (this is a super busy day)  is our  yearly IMMUNIZATIONS:  flu shot, pneumonia shot, whatever you might be in need of.  The Utah County Health Department is coming over from 10am to noon.

On Friday, September 27th we are going to go up to Sundance and ride the tram and stay up there for an hour or so, and then go to dinner at Chuck A Rama in Provo.

Staff

(Thanks to our staff for all they do to keep our center going)

Director: Tammy Evans
Bus Driver: Margaret Gonzalez
Assistant Bus Driver: Dawn Henderson, Gary Robbins

Lunch Workers:  Kathleen Baker is our full-time lunch worker. Jo Layne Vogt, Kalani Aust are our part time lunch workers.

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen

Librarians:

Books and Magazines: Kay Baker, Shirlene Thomas

Puzzles- David Hicken, Carrie Dart

Games- Margaret Gonzalez

THANKS TO ALL THE STAFF AND AGENCIES THAT HELP US HERE AT PAYSON SENIOR CITIZEN'S CENTER