Special Events


Stay Healthy Caregiver Chat Group

Monday, December 5, 1:00 – 2:30PM

Caring for an older adult or younger child? Then let's chat!

 This is open to caregivers of any age. Attending a support group offers many benefits:

  • Feeling less lonely and isolated.
  • Gaining a sense of empowerment and control.
  • Improving your coping skills.
  • Talking openly and honestly about your feelings with others who can relate.
  • Reducing distress, depression or anxiety and getting practical advice or information.

We're meeting in person at the Johnson City Senior Center. Join us!

Any questions? Call Danielle Schaeffer, Group Facilitator, at the Broome County Office for Aging, 607-778-2411.


Know Your Numbers!

Wednesday, December 7, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Joyce visits from The Medicine Shoppe to check your blood pressure, glucose, and/or oxygen level.

Know your numbers for a healthier you!

The American Heart Association encourages everyone to Know Your Numbers  to monitor your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other serious health complications. For more information, see the American Heart Association's website.

No appointment needed.


OFA Nutrition Education

Thursday, December 8, 12:00PM

Healthy Holiday Recipe Modifications

OFA Nutritionist, Donna Bates, joins us for a short presentation followed by the annual Nutrition Program Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Please plan to complete this survey if you’re a regular for lunch. Your responses help shape the lunch program.


JCSC Art Show

Friday, December 9, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

The art classes at the Johnson City Senior Center cordially invite you to a reception featuring their work on Friday, December 9 at the center.

The artists’ works will be displayed in the dining room. Some of the artwork will be for sale and immediately available for pickup at that time.

The classes have been working hard over the last three years and have even begun a new class dedicated to drawing. Come join them to see what they’ve been doing!

This celebration is free and open to the public.

Light refreshments will be served.


Between the LinesIntergenerational Discussion Group

Saturday, December 10, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

NOTE: This meeting will be at the Vestal Public Library.

All welcome.

Registration not required.


Binghamton University Health Program

Tuesday, December 13, 10:30 – 11:30AM

The Binghamton University Red Cross Health Literacy Group is hosting a FUN event! They’re a division of the BU Red Cross Club focused on educating the local community on healthy lifestyle behaviors through interactive presentations and activities.

They’ll do a short presentation on ways to improve overall health. Topics will include healthy eating, activities to promote cognitive and mental health as well as physical health and wellbeing. Then they’ll play a health-related game of Bingo with small prizes!

Registration not required.


First Ward Senior Chorus

Wednesday, December 14, 1:00 – 2:00PM

The First Ward Senior Citizens Chorus, under the direction of Robin DeSantis, will perform their holiday program.

Come enjoy some holiday music and get in the holiday spirit with us!

If joining us for the Holiday Luncheon that day, please make your reservation by Tuesday, 12/13, at noon.


Legal Aid

Thursday, December 15, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Melissa Krause from the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York visits monthly to provide free counsel.

Appointment required. Call us at 607-797-3145 or see our receptionist to book an appointment.


Poetry Group

Friday, December 16, 12:30 – 2:00PM

Join us! New members welcome.

Bring a poem to share if you choose. Copies can be requested from the receptionist.


Closed

Monday, December 26

Closed in observance of Christmas.


Haircuts by Debbie

Wednesday, December 28, 10:00 – 11:30AM

Debbie Roberts will be back to do haircuts for men and women. Cost is $20.

Appointment required. Call us at 607-797-3145 or see our receptionist to book an appointment.


Nutrition Education with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, December 28, 12:30 – 1:00PM (Note: time change)

Healthy Ingredient Swaps All Year Long

Kathleen Cook, from Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County, visits with healthy tips.


Closed

Monday, January 2

Closed in observance of New Years.

May 2023 be good in all ways!


Know Your Numbers!

Wednesday, January 4, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Joyce visits from The Medicine Shoppe to check your blood pressure, glucose, and/or oxygen level.

Know your numbers for a healthier you!

The American Heart Association encourages everyone to Know Your Numbers  to monitor your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other serious health complications. For more information, see the American Heart Association's website.

No appointment needed.


Between the LinesIntergenerational Discussion Group

Saturday, January 7, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

NOTE: This meeting will be at the Vestal Public Library.

All welcome.

Registration not required.


Stay Healthy Caregiver Chat Group

Monday, January 9, 1:00 – 2:30PM

Caring for an older adult or younger child? Then let's chat!

 This is open to caregivers of any age. Attending a support group offers many benefits:

  • Feeling less lonely and isolated.
  • Gaining a sense of empowerment and control.
  • Improving your coping skills.
  • Talking openly and honestly about your feelings with others who can relate.
  • Reducing distress, depression or anxiety and getting practical advice or information.

Chop & Chat

Tuesday, January 10, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Recipe: TBD

Enjoy a delicious recipe and the company of others!

Offered by Faith in Action.

Sign up by Wednesday, January 4. See the receptionist or call us at 607-797-3145 to sign up.


Book Club

Wednesday, January 11, 3:00 – 4:00PM

Join us to discuss:

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by Rebecca Skloot

All welcome!

For more information on the JCSC Book Club and the books we've read, click here.



Lyceum

Wednesday, January 18, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL: Goin' Out West: Jonathan & Rhonda Tour the National Parks of the Great Northwest

Presenters: Jonathon Cohen and Rhonda Branca.

From Bismarck to Spokane, take a photographic journey to the National Parks of North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and areas in between!  

Sponsored by Broome County Office for Aging.

Registration not required.


Legal Aid

Thursday, January 19, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Melissa Krause from the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York visits monthly to provide free counsel.

Appointment required. Call us at 607-797-3145 or see our receptionist to book an appointment.


Chop & Chat

Tuesday, January 24, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Recipe: TBD

Enjoy a delicious recipe and the company of others!

Offered by Faith in Action.

Sign up by Wednesday, January 18. See the receptionist or call us at 607-797-3145 to sign up.


Haircuts by Debbie

Wednesday, January 25, 10:00 – 11:30AM

Debbie Roberts will be back to do haircuts for men and women. Cost is $20.

Appointment required. Call us at 607-797-3145 or see our receptionist to book an appointment.


Nutrition Education with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, January 25, 12:30 – 1:00PM

The Role of Food & Your Health: Cholesterol & Blood Sugar

Kathleen Cook, from Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County, visits with healthy tips.



Lyceum

Wednesday, February 1, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL: The Family Finally Goes to Fondi!

Sponsored by Broome County Office for Aging.

Registration not required.



Lyceum

Wednesday, February 22, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL: The Netherlands

Sponsored by Broome County Office for Aging.

Registration not required.


Book Club

Wednesday, February 22, 3:00 – 4:00PM

Join us to discuss:

The Ritual Bath

by Faye Kellerman

All welcome!

For more information on the JCSC Book Club and the books we've read, click here.



Lyceum

Wednesday, March 8, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL: Southern Africa: Shooting the Light

Sponsored by Broome County Office for Aging.

Registration not required.


Lourdes Mobile Mammography Van

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Lourdes makes it easy to get your annual mammogram by bringing the mammogram to you!

3-D Technology available. Wheelchair accessible.

No physician referral required. You do not have to be a Lourdes patient. Your results can be sent to the health care provider(s) of your choice.

Insured and un-insured women welcome.

To find out if you're eligible for a low- or no-cost screening, call the Cancer Services Program at 1-888-345-0225.

To pre-register, call Lourdes at 607-798-5723.


Lourdes Mobile Mammography Van

Thursday, September 14, 2023, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Lourdes makes it easy to get your annual mammogram by bringing the mammogram to you!

3-D Technology available. Wheelchair accessible.

No physician referral required. You do not have to be a Lourdes patient. Your results can be sent to the health care provider(s) of your choice.

Insured and un-insured women welcome.

To find out if you're eligible for a low- or no-cost screening, call the Cancer Services Program at 1-888-345-0225.

To pre-register, call Lourdes at 607-798-5723.

Get a jump on October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, make your appointment today.