Fall prevention video now available

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St.

The center members and staff were recently part of a falls prevention video, sponsored by Nathan Littauer Hospital’s Lifeline Program. A fall can lead to serious injuries and complications in a person’s life and the video demonstrates the things a person can do to help prevent a fall. The video can be seen on both the center and NLH Facebook pages and on local TV Channel 18.

Upcoming events.

From 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Capital District Physicians Health Plan.

Nov. 20:

∫ From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. free blood pressure clinic.

∫ At 1 p.m. bingo with prizes and refreshments.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21, and 27, Blue Shield.

Nov. 29: Decorate the center for the holidays at noon after a lunch provided by the center to thank those helping to decorate. Bring a tree ornament and get in the holiday spirit.

From 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 30, Mohawk Valley Physicians.

Planned 2019 trips — everyone is welcome whether a member or not. For more information on any of the trips, call or stop at the center. Reserve a spot soon.

∫ March 12-13: Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casino.

∫ May 5: Phantom of the Opera at Proctors.

∫ June 9 to 13: Wildwood, N.J. including a day at Resorts Casino, Atlantic City and other activities

∫ Sept. 4 to 10: Mount Rushmore, S.D. a brochure is available with the details of all places those attending will visit.

The membership for 2019 is underway. Anyone can become a member for $15 regardless of where one lives. The Eavesdropper keeps members informed each month of all center classes and activities as well as the 50 Plus Club meetings and events. The Eavesdropper can be e-mailed for free or mailed each month for the cost of postage. Stop by the office or call (518) 762-4643 for more information.

By Kerry Minor

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