Senior Notes

September 20, 2006

Seniors, disabled invited to forum

The Annapolis Commission on Aging will sponsor a forum at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis.

All disabled and senior county residents, 18 and older, are encouraged to attend to meet representatives from private groups and government agencies.

Information: 410-295-5519.

Trips to Virginia, Baltimore planned

The Annapolis Senior Center has announced two trips:

Oct. 19, Toby's Dinner Theatre in Baltimore to see Ragtime.

Nov. 28-30, Colonial Williamsburg, Norfolk, Va., and Williamsburg Pottery.

To register and learn more about the trips, visit the center at 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis, or call 410-222-1818.

Center schedules Pennsylvania trip

The O'Malley Senior Center has scheduled a trip Nov. 7 to QVC Studios and King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania. The cost is $37, due by Oct. 3.

Information and reservations: 410-222-6227.

Volunteers sought to teach life skills

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging is seeking volunteer grandparents to work with children for 15 to 20 hours a week. Activities include mentoring, tutoring and giving advice on life skills, with extra attention to children in Head Start or special education, or who are living in shelters or family-support centers.

Participants must be income-eligible and at least 60 years old. Benefits include a tax-free stipend, paid training, free transportation, sick leave, lunches and medical exams. 410-222- 4464.

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