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Kirkpatrick Day Program provides services for patients with Alzheimer’s, dementia

In a secure courtyard near Syracuse’s Inner Harbor, on a daily basis, you can find a gathering of people engaged in any number of activities. They might be playing Bingo or trivia. They might be working on a small building project. If you head into the indoor area, you might find them baking or preparing snacks. What might surprise you is to find that all of these men and women have Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. The Kirkpatrick Day Program is a social adult day program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York. The program, which dates back to the early 1980s, came under the auspices of the Alzheimer’s Association in 1987.

Canton Woods Senior Center schedule Feb. 7 to 15

$3 pulled pork sandwich lunch Tuesday

Feb. 7 to 15 schedule for Canton Woods Senior Center, located at 76 Canton St., B'ville.

Canton Woods Senior Center schedule Jan. 17 to 25

Center closed Monday for Martin Luther King Day

Canton Woods Senior Center is located at 76 Canton St. in the village of Baldwinsville.

Canton Woods Senior Center schedule Jan. 10 to 18, 2013

B’ville Express reception next Thursday

Canton Woods Senior Center schedule for Jan. 10 to Jan. 18, 2013. The center is located at 76 Canton St., Baldwinsville.

Canton Woods Senior Center closed Monday, Tuesday

Dec. 20 to 28 schedule for Canton Woods Senior Center located at 76 Canton St. in Baldwinsville.

Canton Woods Senior Center features speaker from National Grid Friday

Check out what is happening at Canton Woods Senior Center (76 Canton St., B'ville) this week.

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‘The Odd Couple’ to be staged in Cazenovia

College to present female version of classic play

Cazenovia College will present a production of “The Female Odd Couple,” a 1985 adaptation by Neil Simon of his 1965 Broadway hit, “The Odd Couple.”

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DeWitt Community Library's Senior Fair draws 200

The DeWitt Community Library's Senior Fair, held Oct. 26, offered more than 200 seniors and their caregivers a chance to talk with local area organizations, agencies and businesses about services and programs they provide for seniors.

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Local CRIS volunteers ‘lend a hand’

“Lend A Hand Week,” which took place the first week of October, was a success.

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Caz Art Trail opens to enthusiastic reception, continues Oct. 13

Despite a rainy start, the first annual Cazenovia Art Trail opened Saturday, Oct. 6, to a steady stream of enthusiastic visitors from the immediate and surrounding areas, and from as far away as Utica and Oswego.

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Rotary helps build raised planter for village seniors

The Cazenovia Rotary Club teamed up with Landscape Authority and Cazenovia Lumber to build a raised garden for residents of the Cazenovia Village Apartments, located at 24 Nelson St.

CRIS to offer Medicare overview

There will be an “Overview of Medicare” presentation by Marilyn (Mimi) Hall from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at the Community Resources for Independent Seniors Office, located at 101 Nelson St. — next to McDonald’s — on Route 20 in Cazenovia.

LETTERS: Denson thanks community volunteers, CRIS-CAT program

Often times, we seniors lose sight of the fact that we are very blessed by living in the Cazenovia area.

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Senior Fair draws record crowd

The Senior Fair, which took place this year on Sept. 27 in the Horticultural Building at the New York State Fairgrounds, was originated back in 2004 when State Sen. John DeFrancisco saw a need to bring seniors together, not just for fun and entertainment, because there is plenty of that, but for all the information and help they might be seeking from the people and the organizations who routinely address seniors' special interests.

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Honor Flight Syracuse plans inaugural mission

Organization flies WWII vets to Washington DC memorials at no cost

Military veterans from the Syracuse area will begin this week to be able to visit memorials dedicated to honor their sacrifices in Washington D.C. through the new Honor Flight Syracuse program. Honor Flight Syracuse, a part of the Honor Flight Network, operates using air flights from Hancock International Airport to fly veterans to Washington at no cost to them. The current focus is World War II veteran trips, but those from any conflict who have a terminal illness are also eligible.

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