Senior Citizens

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Senior Citizen Center

Director: Tammy Evans
439 West Utah Avenue

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, due in 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. You have to order lunch at least a day ahead by 1pm.. 801-465-5215. 439 W. Utah Avenue.

The new "Alternate meal" 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 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 two stationary bikes, a computer with internet, three different newspapers, television, lots of visiting.  Come and join us.




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

Lunch Workers: Clea Aust, Kathleen Baker 

Sub Lunch workers: Jo Layne Vogt, Kalani Aust

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen 

Did you know that we have a bus that picks up our seniors leaving our center at 10am, bringing them to lunch and then takes them home at 1pm?  It is free for the Payson seniors.

Special Announcements:

Medicare Open Enrollment is through December 7th.

Daylight savings time: Fall back an hour on Sunday, Nov. 4th (Saturday night).

We have a few closures I want to make you aware of in November:

November 6th we are closed for voting. (The voters use the lunchroom)

November 12th we are closed for Veteran's Day

November 21st, 22nd, 23rd: We are closed for Thanksgiving.

*****For our senior members only :  We have a very special project we are doing this year. We have a professional photographer taking our portraits.


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. You need to sign up for this so call Tammy at 801-465-5215 to get the instructions.

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  and then play bingo after lunch


Monthly Events:

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

Second Monday- 

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  "Outback".

Last Thursday of the month: Out to breakfast at 8:30 a.m.We will be going to "McDonalds".

Generally on the other Thursdays we have guest speakers.

First Friday - Birthday party, cookies and ice cream (furnished by: Rocky Mtn 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)


November meals:

Alternate meals:

Nov. 1-2: salad

Nov 5-9: soup/sandwich

Nov. 12-16th: salad

Nov. 19-20th: soup/ sandwich

Nov. 26th-30th: salad


Thurs: 1st: Chicken Pot pie, biscuit, green salad, pears, brownie

Friday, 2nd: Roast pork, baby potatoes, green beans fruit cocktail, roll

Monday, 5th: creamed chicken over rice, california blend vegetables, roll, pineapple tidbits.

Tuesday, 6th: CLOSED for Voting

Wednesday, 7th: lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, apple sauce

Thursday, 8th: chili, california blend vegetables, fruit crisp, cornbread

Friday, 9th: (Veteran's Day Meal) roast beef, baby potatoes, peas, apple tart, roll

Monday, 12th: CLOSED for Veteran's Day

Tuesday, 13th: Meat loaf, garlic mashed potatoes, corn, roll, orange

Wednesday, 14th: corn chowder, green beans, green salad, peaches, corn bread

Thursday, 15th: sweet and sour chicken, white rice, stir fried vegetables, orange, roll

Friday, 16th: (Thanksgiving meal)  turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, carrots, mandarin oranges, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, roll

Monday, 19th: country fried steak, potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, roll, cottage, fruit

Tuesday, 20th: beef stew, green salad, corn bread, apple

Wed, Thursday, Friday: 21st, 22nd, 23rd: CLOSED- Thanksgiving

Monday, Nov. 26th: malibu chicken with honey mustard sauce, au gratin potatoes, green beans, roll, mandarin oranges

Tuesday, Nov. 27th: baked french toast stix, syrup, scrambled eggs, sausage links, banana

Wednesday, 28th: salisbury steak, garlic mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, pears, roll

Thursday, 29th: swedish meatballs, rice, carrots, peaches, roll

Friday, 30th: ham, scalloped potatoes, beets, corn bread, tropical fruit