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Area senior centers offer variety of activities

Kristin Kessling, right, a nurse from Centre Home Care, looks over Carol Nottingham’s blood pressure numbers. Kessling was giving free blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen level screenings at the Philipsburg Senior Center in March 2013.
Kristin Kessling, right, a nurse from Centre Home Care, looks over Carol Nottingham’s blood pressure numbers. Kessling was giving free blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen level screenings at the Philipsburg Senior Center in March 2013. CDT file photo

BELLEFONTE SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 355-6720

203 N. Spring St.

Bellefonte, PA 16823

Email: bellecenter1@gmail.com

Hours: 8 a.m-1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Activities: Board games, movies, crafts, painting, baking, shopping trips, computer programs

Special: Health checks with nurses, exercise workout room, educational and health seminars, volunteer opportunities

CENTRE HALL SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 364-9511

Fire Hall, 207 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall

Mailing address: 102 Leisure Lane, P.O. Box 32, Madisonburg, PA 16852

Email: pvcenter@getwireless.net

Hours: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays

Activities: Noontime meal, outings, monthly Bible study, walks, crafts, computers, educational topics, game day; monthly card parties (at Penns Valley center)

Special: Information given on health-related issues, blood pressure screenings

CENTRE REGION SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 231-3076

Suite 1, 131 S. Fraser St.

State College, PA 16801

Emails: Cindy Stahlman, supervisor: cstahlman@crcog.net; Carol Clitherow, staff assistant: cclitherow@crcog.net

Website: www.crpr.org/senior/sr-ctr-main.html

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Activities: Card games, weight training, yoga, line dancing, chair Zumba, computer practice, and tai chi. See website for calendar of events.

Special: Centre County Senior Games in June, blood pressure screening third Wednesdays, diabetes support group second Wednesdays.

PENNS VALLEY SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 349-8188

102 Leisure Lane, Box 32, Madisonburg, PA 16852

Email: pvcenter@getwireless.net

Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Activities: Meals and transportation, programs, trips, tech classes, health screenings, computer class, card party, exercise equipment, blood pressure check monthly

Special: Transportation to doctor appointments on Thursdays

PHILIPSBURG SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 342-6549

Philipsburg Towers, 300 N. Front St.

Philipsburg, PA 16866

Email: pburgcenter@comcast.net

Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday

Activities: Daily lunch program, monthly shopping trips, monthly tech classes, and a varied schedule of events each month.

Special: Blood pressure screenings and wellness tips twice a month, assistance provided for PACE applications and property tax rebate forms, home-delivered meals in Philipsburg area

SNOW SHOE SENIOR CENTER

Phone: 387-4086

Mountain Top Medical Center

402 Sycamore Road

P.O. Box 152

Snow Shoe, PA 16874

Email: snowshoecenter@gmail.com

Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Activities: Swimming program at YMCA in Bellefonte, exercise, lunch, bingo, health and safety programs, bowling, farmers market

Special: Shopping and other trips Thursdays and Fridays, transportation to doctor appointments provided through the Centre County Office of Transportation, 355-6807

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