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Senior Center Update: Nutrition site to celebrate 50 years of Meals on Wheels

A Midland Pace representative will be at the Osage County Senior Center, March 11, 2022, to help anyone that needs to fill out Medicaid papers. Call the center if you would like to have the representative help with this.

AARP will be doing taxes at the center. They only have 30 appointments available. Anyone needing tax assistance is asked to call the center to schedule an appointment, 785-219-2440.

Osage County Public Transportation has had a lot of new faces.

At the Osage County Senior Center, visitors can usually find the following activities ongoing on these days and times. All are welcome to join in.

  • Monday through Friday, 9-10 a.m. Exercise class.
  • Monday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Sewing.
  • Monday 9-11 a.m. Painting.
  • Monday, 5:30 p.m. Pitch, bring a snack if you like.
  • Tuesday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mexican Train, usually played every day.
  • Wednesday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Sewing.
  • Wednesdays are ceramics day, but usually always on the first Wednesday of the month.
  • Thursday, 9-11 a.m. Painting.
  • Friday, 10-11:30 a.m. Bingo; bring a $5 gift bag, everyone wins.

The senior center is a commodities distribution site. Patrons are asked to note that income limits have been raised for eligibility for the commodities program. For all eligibility requirements, contact the center. Anyone in Osage County who thinks they might qualify for the program, but can’t get to the senior center to pick up commodities, is asked to call the center.

East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging nutrition site located at the senior center is managed by Vicky Tittle. Tuttle is reminding patrons the agency will be celebrating 50 years of Meals on Wheels with a special menu of roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, roll and apple crisp, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Anyone wanting to join the celebration that day is asked to reserve their spot by March 21. In addition, Tuttle reminds everyone they are welcome at the site anytime, Monday through Friday, but are asked to call the site at least 24 hours prior to day they would like to eat. To contact the nutrition site, call 785-528-4170.

For more information about the senior center, call director Tammyra Swift-Fager at 785-528-1170, or stop by 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Information thanks to Tammyra Swift-Fager, senior center director.

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