The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 20, 2013

Silver linings for the week of Jan. 21-25


The News Courier

— Council on Aging

Nutrition Coordinator

Sheilia Long

256-233-6412

Lunch catered by Valley Services, served at 11 a.m..

Senior menus

Monday:  Centers closed — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday:  Chicken noodle casserole, whole-grain penne pasta, garden vegetables, scalloped tomatoes, wheat bread, margarine, vanilla goldfish cookie, cranberry juice, milk

Wednesday:  Sliced turkey with gravy, whipped sweet potatoes, succotash, fresh fruit, Texas bread, margarine, cranberry congealed salad, milk

Thursday: Frankfurter with bun, baked beans, coleslaw with carrots, diced onions, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, hot apple cobbler, apple cherry juice, milk or chocolate milk

Friday:  Grilled pork patty with brown gravy, buttered rice, mustard greens, fresh fruit, cornbread, margarine, chocolate pudding, milk or buttermilk

Senior announcements

Monday:  Centers closed — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday:  Athens Senior Center —LaTanya Rhines, TARCOG lawyer, assisting seniors with scheduled appointments on legal matters; line dancing 8:30-10 a.m., gospel singing group, corn toss, washer toss, puzzles, games, quilting, 9:30 a.m.  Ardmore Activity Center — Kelly Caldwell, Gentiva Hospice, scheduled to visit; HEMSI (Huntsville Emergency Medical Services) scheduled to visit at 9:30; exercise, games, rook, puzzles, dominoes — 8:30 a.m.;  East Limestone — exercise, rook, puzzles, scrabble, dominoes, games, 8:30 a.m.; Elkmont Senior Center — HEMSI (Huntsville Emergency Medical Services) scheduled to visit at 11 a.m.; exercise, bingo, dominoes, TV, joker and other games, 9:30 a.m.; Goodsprings Activity Center — Golden Age Band scheduled to entertain;  Hospice of Limestone County group scheduled to visit; covered dish, rook, sequence, TV, 9:30 a.m.; Owens Senior Center — corn toss, quilt, dominoes, sequence, rook, 9:30 a.m. Tanner Senior Center —  bingo, puzzles, devotional, TV, 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Athens Senior Center – Limestone County Home Health group scheduled to visit; exercise, 8:30 a.m.; corn toss, washer toss, quilting, puzzles, game day 9:30 a.m., bridge, noon; Ardmore Activity Center — bingo, puzzles, dominoes and other games; East Limestone Senior Center — Golden Age Band scheduled to entertain;  exercise, games, rook, puzzles, dominoes, 8:30 a.m.; Elkmont Senior Center — dominoes, TV, joker and other games, 9:30 a.m.; Owens Senior Center — Hospice of Limestone County group scheduled to visit; corn toss, tatting class, exercise, quilt, dominoes, sequence, rook, 9:30; Tanner Senior Center — Alicia Thomas, TARCOG, will be visiting/speaking on ombudsman program and its volunteer opportunities; Andrea Owensby, North Alabama Research Center, scheduled to visit; exercise, dancing, bingo, puzzles, TV, socializing, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: Athens Senior Center —corn toss, washer toss, quilting, bingo, puzzles, 8 a.m.; Ardmore Activity Center —  puzzles, dominoes and other games, 9:30 a.m.; East Limestone Senior Center — exercise class, dominoes, TV, joker and other games, 9:30 a.m.; Elkmont Senior Center —  Dawn Warren, Home Instead Senior Care, scheduled to visit; exercise class, dominoes, TV, joker and other games; Goodsprings Activity Center — Kelly Caldwell, Gentiva Hospice, scheduled to visit; rook, sequence, TV, 9:30 a.m.; Owens Senior Center — Andrea Owensby, North Alabama Research Center, scheduled to visit; corn toss, quilting, dominoes, sequence, rook, 9:30 a.m.; Tanner Senior Center — Hospice of Limestone County group scheduled to visit; walking, bingo, group singing, TV, socialize, 8:30 a.m.

Friday:  Athens Senior Center — exercise, 8:30 a.m.; quilt, puzzles, game day, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing,  noon–1:30 p.m.; Ardmore Senior Center — puzzles, dominoes and other games, 9:30 a.m.; exercise, games, puzzles, bingo, 8:30 a.m.; East Limestone Senior Center — exercise, games, puzzles, bingo; Elkmont Senior Center — Aleshia Teeples, Limestone Health Facility & Rehab, scheduled to visit; exercise, dominoes, TV, joker and other games, 9:30 a.m.; Owens Senior Center — corn toss, exercise, quilt, dominoes, sequence, rook, puzzles, 8 a.m.; Tanner Senior Center —bingo, TV, socializing, puzzles, 9:30 a.m.