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

Our senior citizen's center is officially closed right now until further notice; probably the first part of April, per the Governor's announcement, and our Mayor, City Manager, and City Attorney.  We are taking this action to keep everyone safe.

 

If you are aware of a senior that may need assistance during this time please call Tammy at 801-465-5215.  Leave a message if I don't answer the phone.  I am here Monday through Friday but not always at my desk.

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.  I am not in the office  between 11am and 1pm every day  because I am down teaching classes in the lunchroom.

Payson Senior Citizen members yearly dues for the entire year is only $10.00.  If you are 80 or more your membership is free.  However, please stop by and meet with Tammy in the office to make sure your information is up to date on the computer and get your new membership card. (I hate it when I need to call a family member in an emergency, or even you the senior, and I don't have an updated phone number).  Thank you.

We serve lunch Monday through Friday at ten minutes before noon.  Lunch is $3.00 for all seniors 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 will hold your meal until 12:15 only.

April lunches:

Monday, 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, 5 Crown,  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).  Wall exercises-11am/ Oil painting: 9-4.Handiwork: 1-3:30

WEDNESDAYS: Wood carving: 8- noon/Walking-8:30/              Ceramics: 9-4/ TOPS: 9:30/     Tai Chi relaxation exercises: 11am (in the office)

 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:

The first Monday of the month: toe nail trimming with Dr. Burnham-  1pm.  (the groups are full) (group #2 for April)

The second Monday: movie at our center at 1pm:

The third Monday: Color of the month: / also Payson RX presentation at lunchtime

The fourth Monday: Scalp Massage with Marie 10:45

The first Tuesday: Wellness checks with Maple Creek home health

The second Tuesday: Wellness checks with Active Home Health

The third Tuesday: Wellness checks with Ashford Assisted Living.

The fourth Tuesday: Wellness checks with Health Watch.

Also on the 4th Tuesday: Movie at the Stadium Cinemas.

The first Wednesday of the month: Hand massages with Legacy House

The second Wednesday of the month:

The third Wednesday of the month:  Out to dinner:  Leave center at 5pm

The fourth Wednesday of the month:

The first Thursday of the month: Nail painting with Kate Carter Insurance. 10:30am/

The second Thursday of the month:

The third Thursday of the month:  Nails with Kelli from Walker's mortuary at 10:30/(also on the 3rd Thursday of each month we have a profession Barber from Parkway rehab that is giving 5 mens hair cuts for free)  sign up required

The fourth Thursday of the month: Breakfast at 8:15.

The first Friday of the month:  Monthly birthday party.  Entertainment at 11am.  Cookies and ice cream furnished by Country Lane Care Center

The second Friday of the month:  bingo with  Legacy Funeral Home

The third Friday of the month:  bingo with Parkway Rehab

The fourth Friday of the month:  bingo with Walker Funeral Home

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

WE SELL CHUCK-A-RAMA TICKETS  (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 will not be having ANYTHING AT ALL at our senior center during the rest of the month of March.  There will not be Ensure Sales, TAXES, Chuck A Rama ticket sales, Pool playing, any classes of any type. This is for all of our protection.  

 

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

Lunch Workers:  Kathleen Baker  and Jo Layne Vogt

Art instructor: Rebecca Peery
Wood Work Instructor: Ray Carlsen

Birthday Board:  Clea Aust

photographer: Gary Robbins

Librarians:

Books and Magazines: Kay Baker, Shirlene Thomas

Puzzles- David Hicken, Carrie Dart

Games- Margaret Gonzalez