Senior Center News

Bath Community Senior Center members complete CDSMP

Fourteen members of the Bath Community Senior Center completed the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Diabetes Self-Management on July 28 and received a Certificate of Completion.

Our members learned valuable information about Diabetes and how to manage their chronic condition more effectively and improve their health.

We would like to thank the facilitators of this group, Perlista Henry, BCSC member and VPAS Board member and Mary Albert, Nutritionist from Bath Community Hospital, as well as Joyce Nussbaum, VPAS Chronic Disease Self Management Education Coordinator for scheduling this workshop.

Bath Community Senior Center hears from Alleghany Community Services Guardianship Director

Alleghany Community Services Guardianship Program Director, Amanda Webb visited the Senior Center July 30. She presented a program on Advance Directives, handed out information and answered member questions. We enjoyed Amanda’s visit and thank her for visiting the Senior Center.

Bath Senior Center Ice Cream Social

The Bath Community Senior Members enjoyed an Ice Cream Social at the center July 24. We were pleased to have six members of the Highland “Golden Oldies” visit and join us for games and ice cream. It was a wonderful day of fun, food and fellowship!

Kathryn Coit, VPAS Outreach Specialist Visited BCSC

Kathryn Coit, Valley Program for Aging Services Outreach Specialist and Coordinator visited Bath Community Senior Center July 3. She provide eligibility information about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and assisted with preliminary screenings. We enjoyed Kathryn’s visit and thank her for providing information on the SNAP program to our members.

The Talking Book Center Presents Books on Tape to BCSC

Debbie Jacobs and Lisa Eye from the Talking Book Center presented information to the BCSC members about books on tape. Debbie explained the eligibility requirements and demonstrated the ease of using the recorder and tapes. They also left a recorder and tape for the center to use. We thank Debbie and Lisa for visiting BCSC and providing information about this wonderful service.

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