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. (You do not have to be from Payson to join us)

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).

It is time to renew our memberships. Ten dollars covers the entire year.  If you are 80 or more your membership is free. Still stop by the office and go over your information so we have everything correct.  Lunches are still $3 a day for all seniors.

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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 and magazines do need to stay here at the center though.  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.  Come and join us.

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Daily Agenda

(notice we have different exercise classes every day at 11am)

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 other Fridays we play bingo after lunch

Monthly Events:

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

Second Monday- Movie in the office

Third Monday- Ask A Nurse with Utah Home Health

Fourth Monday-

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

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

Third Tuesday-

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

Second Wednesday - Caregivers meeting 6-8pm with Walkers

Third Wednesday- 411 with Encompass

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

First Thursday- Finger Nail painting starts back up in January

Third Thursday- out to dinner:  This month we will be going to  "T-Bone".

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

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)

Did you know that 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 seniors.

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.

I have heard some concerns that we do not go on overnight trips anymore.  We do have overnight trips that our seniors go on.  They are not  directly sponsored by Payson Senior Center, there are seniors trips our seniors go on through Betty and Holly's Travel, and also through H2u.  Both of these just went on trips to Branson so don't worry that the seniors do not go on overnighters, they do.

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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.

January meals:

Friday, 18th: turkey breast, garlic potatoes, turkey gravy, crinkle cut carrots, roll, mandarin oranges.

Monday, 21st: CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KIND DAY

Tuesday, 22nd: lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, cinnamon apple sauce.

Wednesday, 23rd: Beef and vegetable stew, green salad, corn bread muffin, orange, peanut butter cookie

Thursday, 24th: chicken pot pie, biscuit, jello, fruit, brownie

Friday, 25th: Salisbury steak, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, roll, pears.

Monday, 28th: chili, cheese, California blend vegetables, corn chips, cornbread, peaches

Tuesday, 29th: honey baked ham, scalloped potatoes, diced beets, corn bread, tropical fruit, brownie

Wednesday, 30th: Malibu chicken with honey mustard sauce, au gratin potatoes, green beans, roll, mandarin oranges.

Thursday, 31st: creamed chicken over white rice, California blend vegetables, rolls, fruit crisp.

 

 

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Staff

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

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

Lunch Workers: Clea Aust, Kathleen Baker' Jo Layne Vogt, Kalani Aust

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen