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Senior center hosts potluck dinner

Senior Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host a potluck dinner from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. Those who attend are asked to bring their favorite dish to pass, as well as their own serving spoon. There will be karaoke, and paper plates, plastic utensils, napkins, coffee and tea will be provided. Reservations should be made, along with name and the dish being... 4:00pm 12/12/17

Livable Communities Project topic of lunch

Senior Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host its next Lunch and Learn Series at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. Jordan Bellassi, project coordinator, will speak on the Oneida County Livable Communities Project. An international program developed by AARP and the World Health Organization, the Livable Communities Project is aimed to make cities, towns and counties more... 4:00pm 12/12/17

Breakfast Buddies meet Dec. 13

Ava Dorfman Seniors Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host its next Men’s Breakfast Buddies Club from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13. Cost is $4, $3 for members, with an additional cost of $1 if reservations are made after Dec. 11. Guest speaker will be David Warren, baseball coach at Mohawk Valley Community College. On the menu are scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, coffee... 4:00pm 12/05/17

Physical therapy talk Wednesday

Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will hold a presentation on physical therapy by spine specialist, Dr. Kevin Smith from Function Better Physical Therapy, from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 6. Function Better Physical Therapy will also give an overview of its services. To make a reservation, call the senior center at 315-337-8230. 4:00pm 12/05/17

Vast majority of senior drivers don’t make safety adjustments

Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the wheel, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Common vehicle adaptations like pedal extensions, seat cushions and steering wheel covers can help to improve safety by reducing a senior driver’s crash... 4:00pm 11/29/17