Seniors – May 1

Published May 1, 2013 at 11:30 am (Updated May 1, 2013 at 11:30 am)

Seniors lunchAdult Interest Center, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Mt. Lebanon, meets at 11 a.m. Fridays. Lunch is served at noon for $6. Senior Pastor Dan Merry and his wife, Beth, will share photos and memories from their travels to Sou

Strabane Trails Village, Washington, will present Cahal Dunne, singer, songwriter and pianist at 2:30 p.m. May 23. To register, call 724-225-4100.

Seniors meet

Hilltoppers of Scott Township will meet at 10 a.m. May 8 at Covenant-Community Presbyterian Church. Bring lunch. Demonstrations will be provided by Carnegie Science Center.

• Rat Pack and Football Legends day trip is set for Sept. 13. Fee is $98. Includes bus, lunch, show, visit to Football Hall of Fame, treat and tips. For information, call 412-279-0406.

Information Fair

The Bible Chapel, McMurray, will hold a Senior Information Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 4 at the Family Life Center. Representatives from community-wide resources will be available to answer questions about health, legal, financial, housing and Medicare options for retirement years.

Honoring mothers

Bethel Park independent retirement community plans events to honor mothers:

• Jazz concert featuring The Robbie Klein Duo, 2 p.m. May 3. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

• Gardening class, 2 p.m. May 4. Learn to plant a container garden.

• Craft Day, 2 p.m. May 5. Create a photo keepsake. Bring two/three family photos.

To RSVP, call 412-833-3220.

Senior events

Holiday Retirement-Bethel Park will welcome the community to celebrate mothers during the month of May. Events, activities and seminars will be held to honor mothers.

Events include:

• Jazz Night – 2 p.m. May 3. Special chef prepared luncheon at 12:30 p.m. followed by the concert featuring The Robbie Klein Duo.

• Let’s Talk Seniors – 2 p.m. May 4. Learn how to plant a long-lasting container garden at a gardening class. Call to RSVP - all materials included.

• Craft Day – 2 p.m. May 5. Make a special photo keepsake for Mother’s Day. RSVP required. Bring 2-3 family photos to use for the craft.

Each event is free. Bethel Park ( is located at 2960 Bethel Church Road.

To RSVP or learn more, call 412-833-3220.

May events

Vanadium Woods Village, Scott, plans the following events:

• Veterans Aid seminar, 2:30 p.m. May 2. Learn about financial assistance for a senior living residence.

• Cahal Dunne will entertain with Irish music, 2:30 p.m. May 15.

To register, call 412-221-2900.

Seniors programs

Peters Township Parks and Recreation will sponsor the following programs for senior citizens:

• Picnics, noon May 8 in the multi-purpose room and 4 p.m. June 12 at picnic shelter 4.

• Bus trip May 23. Visit the Heinz History Center, have lunch at the Spaghetti Warehouse then visit the Carnegie Science Center. Depart at 9:30 a.m. and return about 5:30 p.m. Fee is $95. For more information, call 724-942-5000.

Healthcare update

Senior Living Advisors and Gallagher Home Health will sponsor Julian Gray Associates and the Western PA Healthcare Professional’s Conference at 7:30 a.m. May 10 at the DoubleTree Hotel Green Tree. Professionals will learn the latest updates and changes in the healthcare industry. For more information, call 412-833-4400.

Senior lunch/movie

Collier Township Parks & Recreation will hold its monthly senior lunch/movie at noon on May 14. Preregistration is required by calling 412-279-2525 or emailing Lisa Novak at

Senior group

Hilltoppers of Scott Township plan a day trip for May 16. The day includes “Mama” starring Vicki Lawrence and lunch at Lakeview Restaurant.

For more information, call 412-279-0406.

Elderly abuse

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA provides training for health care providers on recognizing signs of elder abuse in patients. In addition to married couples and dating partners, domestic violence occurs between blood relatives.

For more information, call 724-223-5477 in Washington County.

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