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's Center

Welcome to Payson Sr 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 membership is  Ten dollars for the 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 $3 a day for all seniors.

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.

 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 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 1pm

Third Monday- Ask A Nurse

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

Fourth Tuesday- wellness checks

First Wednesday- Hand massages with Creek Side: 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 with Humana

Third Thursday- out to dinner:  This month we will be going to King Buffet

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

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. We try to sell these on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8am to 11am because I teach classes and I am not always available between 11 and 1pm especially.


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.

March meals:

Friday, March 1st: Pork roast, au gratin potatoes, beets, mandarin oranges, roll

Monday, March 4th: swedish meatballs, rice, carrots, fruit cocktail, roll

Tuesday, 5th: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, roll, apple

Wednesday, 6th: rigatoni with meat sauce, green beans, green salad, garlic bread, applesauce

Thursday, 7th: chicken pot pie, peaches, brownie

Friday, 8th: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, roll, mandarin oranges

Monday, 11th: Sweet & sour chicken, rice, stir fry vegetables, orange, cookie

Tuesday, 12th: chili with cheese, california vegetables, corn chips, sliced peaches, cornbread

Wednesday, 13th: chicken wrap, pasta salad, pickle, pears, potato chips

Thursday, 14th: lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, apple sauce

Friday, 15th (St Patrick's Meal): Corned beef & Cabbage, potatoes and carrots, green jello, diced bears, cookie

Monday, 18th: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, beets, roll, pears

Tuesday, 19th: Shepherd's pie, diced carrots, cottage cheese, fruit cocktail, brownie

Wednesday 20th: Corn chowder, green beans, peaches, corn bread

Thursday, 21st: creamed chicken, white rice, California vegetables, roll, fruit crisp.

Friday, 22nd: malibu chicken, honey mustard sauce, au gratin potatoes, steamed broccoli, roll, mandarin oranges

Monday, 25th: country fried steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, mixed vegetables, pears, roll.

Tuesday, 26th: smothered chicken burrito with green sauce, refried beans, spanish rice, mandarin oranges

Wednesday, 27th: Three cheese tortellini, green salad, carrots, apple crisp, roll

Thursday, 28th: Ham and beans, cabbage, apple sauce, corn bread

Friday, 29th: potatoes & gravy, peas, peaches, roll, brownie

Special Announcements:

It is tax season.  The first day that AARP is coming, Feb. 12th is full.  The second day is March 19th and it is full. The third and last day is April 9th.  It is filling up fast.  There are less people doing taxes for us and more areas that are coming to Payson to get their taxes done, so if you want your appointment for simple tax preparation please call Tammy at 801-465-5215 or stop by our office.  We appreciate the AARP people coming to do the taxes for our seniors.


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

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen