York County, Virginia

Senior Center of York’s April Activities 

How to use Walker/Cane; Giving up the Keys; Senior Health & Safety Fair

April 2, 2019
 
     A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in April. Participation is open to seniors age 55 or better and their spouses, regardless of age.  To register for these activities, sign up in person at the Senior Center or call (757) 890-3444. 
     Along with our regular activities – Birthday Bash, AARP Driver Safety Program, and “War Stories and Pizza” - activities scheduled for April include:
 

  • AARP Free Tax Service – Ongoing through Saturday, April 13.  Tax preparation will be provided on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Priority is given to seniors age 60 and over who are present at 9 a.m.  Participants should bring all current tax information as well as last year’s tax returns.    
  • “How to Safely Use Your Walker or Cane” – Wednesday, April 10, at 11:15.  Join therapists from Pivot Physical Therapy for a hands-on demonstration on how to properly fit your cane or walker and how to safely use them. 
  • “When is it Time to Give up the Keys?” – Friday, April 12, at 1 p.m.  As we age, our senses may diminish, making driving unsafe.  When is it time to stop driving?  Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist John Vaughter tells use what signs to look for and shares driver evaluation assessments. This program is sponsored by the York-Poquoson Triad.
  • AARP Driver Safety Program – Monday, April 15 (12:30 to 4:45) and Tuesday, March 12 (12:30 to 4:30).  Call the Senior Center to register or for more information.
  • Annual Senior Health & Safety Fair – Friday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This FREE event offers health screenings, seminars, demonstrations and access to organizations supporting the health of our community. Screenings include cholesterol, blood pressure, bond density, hearing, vision and more. 

  
     Many of these events require pre-registration.  Call the Senior Center at (757) 890-3444 to register and for more information about these and other events.

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