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Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living Has Much to Offer

April 05, 2012
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     The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living (STFSL) is an independent council of citizens interested in attracting or developing Senior Living services and facilities to our area. It is a grassroots effort dedicated to community enhancement and the well-being of our Adirondack society.

     The following outlines some of the activities STFSL offers:

Red Rooster Cafe, corner of Bridge and Main Sts., 113 N. Main St.,, Northville

     Seniors meet here around noon on Thursdays for lunch and a program.

     A meal is provided by Fulton County Office of the Aging (OFA). A $3.00 donation is suggested or you can bring your own lunch.

     To order a lunch, call OFA at 736-5650 by Wednesday afternoon.

     Entertainment begins at 12:30 p.m.

Need A Handyman?

     Call the Task Force answering service at 863-4040, Ext. 42. Leave your name and phone number and mention you are looking for a handyman or woman. Your call will be returned within a day and details worked out.

Need a Ride?

     The Wheels Program can help you. Call 863-4040 Ext 42.  Leave your name and phone number and we will call you back to schedule a trip.

Trips

     A minibus is scheduled to go on trips to malls, museums and local social events twice a month. Call 863-4040 Ext 42. Leave your name and phone number and we will call you back to work out trip details.

Other Activities of the STFSL

     Conducts targeted surveys to determine interests and needs; holds flu clinics and diabetes clinics, exercise classes;; etc.  The STFSL has formed collaborations with the Village of Northville, the Northville Rotary, the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, the Sacandaga Seniors and the Wells Seniors.

Senior Housing

     Bringing Senior housing to the Sacandaga Valley has been one of ithe Task Force's top priorities and it continues to seek help to reach this goal.  Anyone interested in assisting STFSL with this goal, please call 863-4040 Ext 42 and leave your name and number; a board member will call back to discuss your interest.

     For more infomatrion about this group, email STFSL at info@stfsl.org or visit its website at www.sacandagaseniorliving.org

 

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