Seniors – July 31

Published Jul 31, 2013 at 5:36 am (Updated Jul 26, 2013 at 3:33 pm)

Health Fair

Country Meadows of South Hills will host a Health Fair 11 a.m.-=3 p.m. Aug. 10 in Building II at the Bridgeville location. The fair will include chair massages, facial skin analysis, information on Alzheimer’s, cancer, rehab, Weight Watches and a healthy cooking demonstration with samples created by Country Meadows chefs. For more information, call 412-257-4566.

Mature adults

The Musuneggi Financial Group presents “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night,” a free program focusing on housing options for mature adults, at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair.

Real estate specialists from Northwood Realty Services will discuss when to consider a transition in living arrangements, independent living options and schemes and scams aimed at baby boomers and mature adults.

For more information, call 412-341-2888 or email register, visit

Conserving energy

Hilltoppers of Scott Township will meet Aug. 14 at Covenant-Community Presbyterian Church.

Doors open at 10 a.m. Bring lunch to eat at noon. Jane Sorkin will speak about conserving energy in our homes. For more information, call 412-341-8640.

Lunch and Learn

Author Steve Mulligan will discuss his books about the Civic/Mellon arena and Three Rivers Stadium at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at Chartiers-Houston Community Library.

Bus trips

Peters Township Parks & Recreation will sponsor a senior bus trip to Seven Springs on Sept. 30. Enjoy lunch, Tahitian drums, primitive Samoan fire dance and ancient untamed Hawaiian hula.

For more information, call 724-942-5000.

Alzheimer’s care

Home Instead Senior Care Center, Bethel Park, will sponsor Alzheimer’s Care training workshops at 6:30 p.m. through Sept. 24. Caregivers learn to manage behaviors, encourage engagement and care for themselves.

Seniors travel

Active Christian Seniors at Canonsburg U. P. Church will sponsor a three-day trip to Lancaster County Sept. 24-26.

Travel to see “Noah” and then on to Gettysburg for its 150th Memorial Year. For more information, call 724-745-0800.

Adult Interest Center

Adult Interest Center, Southminster Presbyterian Church, will be closed through August.

Community Day

Baptist Homes Society will hold its annual Community Day noon-3 p.m. Sept. 21 at its senior community on Castle Shannon Boulevard. This year’s theme is “Discover Your Community.” Area businesses and service agencies will be on hand with services such as paper shredding by Business Records Management, safety information by Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, and eye glass collection by the Rotary. Elected officials, Mt. Lebanon Police, Mt. Lebanon Library and others will also be on hand.

Free hot dogs and lemonade, a petting zoo, Cura Hospitality healthy food demos, area dance troupes, sign language demos by Baptist Homes residents are just some of the entertainment planned for the day.

Baptist Homes Society’s Community Day is the kick-off celebration for Active Aging Week, a week filled with events and activities for seniors to promote an active, healthy lifestyle.

For more information, contact Marilyn Walsh at or call 412-572-8258.

Senior driving

Seniors for Safe Driving will present a highway safety education program for seniors 55 years of age and older. The class will take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Rec Department of Upper St. Clair.

The programs are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Successful completion of the program makes senior drivers eligible for a five percent discount on their auto insurance premiums, across the board, for a period of three years.

If you have never participated in a senior driving program before, you must attend a two-day class.

To register, call 1-800-559-4880 or 724-283-0245, or visit

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