Once again, Clinton County Office for the Aging Advisory Committee members and staff will travel throughout the county for the purpose of meeting with senior citizens, caregivers, government officials, members of the clergy, and others wishing to comment on or learn more about services for the elderly.
Information secured at the September hearings as well as the annual needs assessment help shape the Office for the Aging's annual plan.
The public is cordially invited to attend the hearings listed below:
MOOERS - Thursday, Sept. 2, at Mooers Senior Housing 2448 Route 11, 236-5111. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. We will hold the hearing at 10:45 a.m.
PLATTSBURGH - Friday, Sept. 3, at Beekman Towers, 50 Truman Ave., 561-5360.We will hold the hearing at 9:30 a.m. Coffee and a snack will be served.
SARANAC - Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 293-6666, ext. 4. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. We will hold the hearing at 10:45 a.m.
PLATTSBURGH - Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Lakeview Towers. 34 Flynn Ave., 561-8696. Lunch served at 12 p.m. We will hold the hearing at 12:15.
ELLENBURG - Thursday, Sept. 16, at St. Edmund's Hall, 5538 Route 11, 594-7311. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. We will hold the hearing at 10:30 a.m.
PLATTSBURGH - Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 561-7393. Lunch served at 12 p.m. We will hold the hearing at 11 a.m.
PERU - Thursday, Sept. 23, at the VFW Post 309, 710 Pleasant St., 643-2829. Lunch served at 12 p.m. We will hold the hearing at 11 a.m.
CHAMPLAIN - Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the American Legion, 127 Elm St., 298-4431. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. We will hold the hearing at 10:45 a.m.
Please call a day in advance to make a lunch reservation. If you are unable to reach the Nutrition Site you wish to visit, please call the Nutrition Program's central office at 561-8320 to make a reservation.
For those participating in the lunch, who are 60 years of age or older, a $2.75 contribution is suggested. For those under 60 years of age, we will charge a $6.50 fee. To participate in a public hearing, it is not necessary to be on hand for lunch.
The Senior Connection is a column provided by the Clinton County Office for the Aging. For more information about services for senior citizens, contact their office at 135 Margaret St., Suite 105, Plattsburgh or call them at 565-4620. Information is also periodically provided by the Behavioral Health Services North Caregiver Resource Center. They may be reached at 565-4543 or 565-4625.