Senior notes

December 04, 2005

Clinics to offer legal aid to seniors

The Bureau of Aging offers legal aid walk-in clinics for seniors in need of legal advice.

The next clinics will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 20 at the bureau, 125 Stoner Ave., Westminster.

Information: 410-386-3800.

Seniors In Action plans holiday lunch

The Seniors In Action Recreation Council will meet at noon Dec. 13 at Westminster Riding Club for a holiday lunch, meeting and program.

The luncheon includes three entrees for $17. Frank Sinatra impersonator Maurice Michaux will perform.

Reservations should be made by Friday at 410-876-9896.

The riding club is at 366 N. Colonial Ave.

Information: 410-386-2604.

County to honor its centenarians

The county will honor its centenarians in May at a celebration at the Carroll County Farm Museum.

Residents who will be age 100 by April 30 and have lived in the county for at least 20 years will be recognized.

Those planning to attend must register by Jan. 31 through the farm museum at 410-386-3891.

County will clear snow, ice for seniors

The Carroll County Bureau of Aging is starting a program this winter called A Clear Path.

The program will provide assistance with snow and ice removal for isolated adults age 60 and older and for individuals age 50 and older who have disabilities.

People requesting the service must live in Carroll County and have medical needs that require them to have help shoveling.

People who want to find out whether they qualify for the program or who know someone who would benefit from the service can call Brenda Shipley at 410-386-3802.

Volunteers are desperately needed to make the program successful. Those interested in volunteering are asked to call 410- 456-3984.

AARP planning trip to symphony

Carroll County AARP Chapter 662's planned trips include a Dec. 21 excursion to Meyerhoff Symphony Hall for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pops Holiday Spectacular and lunch at Boulevard & Beyond. The cost is $48.

Information, reservations: 410- 795-6609.

Senior centers offer classes, talks, music

Activities at the Carroll County Bureau of Aging's five senior centers include classes through Carroll Community College, Health Department talks and blood-pressure screenings, book clubs, instrumental and choral music groups, and arts and crafts.

All centers serve lunch at low cost.

The centers are in Westminster, Mount Airy, Eldersburg, Taneytown and Greenmount.

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